Héctor De Bourgoing

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Héctor de Bourgoing
De Bourgoing at Tigre
Personal information
Full name Héctor Adolfo de Bourgoing
Date of birth (1934-07-23)23 July 1934
Place of birth Posadas, Argentina
Date of death 24 January 1993(1993-01-24) (aged 58)
Place of death Bordeaux, France
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
Position(s) Right winger
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1954–1956 Tigre 102 (39)
1957–1959 River Plate 26 (11)
1959–1963 Nice 114 (65)
1964–1969 Bordeaux 143 (68)
1969–1970 Racing Paris 18 (6)
Total 403 (189)
National team
1956–1957 Argentina 5 (0)
1962–1966 France 3 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Héctor Adolfo de Bourgoing (23 July 1934 – 24 January 1993) was a footballer who operated as a right winger. He played international football for Argentina and France.[1]

Club career[]

De Bourgoing started his career at Club Atlético Tigre in the Argentine 1st division in 1953. In 1957 he was transferred to Argentine giants River Plate where he won his first and only major title in his first season with the club.

During 1959 he was enticed into a move to France to play for Nice, he played for them for four years before moving to Bordeaux in 1963 and finally retiring from football in 1970 at Racing Paris.


River Plate

International career[]

De Bourgoing was born in Argentina and was of French descent.[2] He was selected to play for Argentina on five occasions before moving to Europe, where under the rules of the day he could change international allegiance to play for France. He represented the French national team in the 1966 FIFA World Cup, scoring a goal in a 2–1 defeat by Argentina's rivals Uruguay.

International goals[]

No. Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition Ref.
1 11 April 1962 Parc des Princes, Paris  Poland 1–3 Lost Friendly
2 15 July 1966 White City Stadium, London  Uruguay 1–2 Lost 1966 World Cup


  1. ^ "Players Appearing for Two or More Countries". RSSSF. Archived from the original on 3 August 2008. Retrieved 10 July 2014.
  2. ^ Cassiau-Haurie, Christophe (21 December 2009). "La migration des footballeurs africains en Europe - Africultures".

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