|Full name||Ricardo Daniel Altamirano|
|Date of birth||12 December 1965|
|Place of birth||Laguna Paiva, Argentina|
|1982–1986||Unión de Santa Fe|
|1986–1988||Unión de Santa Fe||63||(0)|
|1997–1998||Unión de Santa Fe||31||(1)|
|*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 15 April 2008|
Altamirano signed as a youth player in 1982 at Unión de Santa Fe, he made his breakthrough into the first team in 1986, but left the club shortly after their relegation from the Argentine Primera in 1988.
Altamirano joined Club Atlético Independiente in 1988, he was part of the squad that won the 1988–89 championship.
Altamirano received his first call-up to the Argentina national team in 1991. He played in three Copa Américas, he was part of the winning squad in 1991 and 1993 and part of the team that were eliminated in the Quarter finals by Brazil in 1995. Altamirano also represented Argentina in the FIFA Confederations Cup in 1992 won by Argentina.
- Primera División Argentina: 1988–89
- Primera División Argentina: Apertura 1993, Apertura 1994, Clausura 1997
- Copa Libertadores: 1996
- Primera División Argentina: Apertura 1996
- Supercopa Sudamericana: 1997
- (in Spanish) Interview with El Litoral