Oscar Alberto Ortiz
Ortiz at San Lorenzo de Almagro
|Full name||Oscar Alberto Ortiz|
|Date of birth||8 April 1953|
|Place of birth||Chacabuco, Argentina|
|Height||1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Ortiz began his career at San Lorenzo, as a young player he was part of the squad that won 3 league titles (M1972, N1972 and N1974).
His time at River Plate was his most successful, in terms of trophies. his first trophy at the club was the Metropolitano championship in 1977.
His fine form saw him called up to play for Argentina in World Cup 1978, he was a member of the team that defeated the Netherlands 3-1 in the final (held in River's home stadium Estadio Monumental) to claim Argentina's first World Cup.
Back at River Ortiz helped River to win 3 league titles in a row (M1979, N1979 and M1980), the second time in their history that they had achieved this feat.
The last title he won came at Independiente as part of the triumphant 1983 Motropolitano team, he retired from football shortly afterwards.
- Argentina (1975–1979): Games 23 Goals 3
- Argentine Primera (1971–1976 / 1977–1983): Games 317 Goals 32
- Metropolitano: 1983