The MLS Cup-bound Atlanta United coach debuted for Newell's Old Boys in 1980 at age 17 and holds the club record for appearances with 505. Gerardo "Tata" Martino also played for
Tenerife, Lanús, O’Higgins and Barcelona de Guayaquil (Ecuador) before retiring in 1996 and embarking on a coaching career that included stints with the Paraguayan national team, his
former club Newell's Old Boys, FC Barcelona (Spain) and Argentina. He's No. 8 in the footage from Planeta Gol retrospective.