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Argentina in Europe 2009 / Players & Officials / Gonzalo Longo Elia
Gonzalo Longo Elia
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Full name Gonzalo Matias Longo Elia
Born March 14, 1974, San Isidro
Current age 40 years 33 days
Major teams Argentina
Position No. 8
Height 6 ft 4 in
Weight 224 lb

Test career
Span Mat Start Sub Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Won Lost Draw %
All Tests 1999-2007 51 49 2 25 5 0 0 0 24 27 0 47.05
IRB Rugby World Cup 1999-2007 11 10 1 5 1 0 0 0 6 5 0 54.54

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Test debut Argentina v Wales at Buenos Aires, Jun 5, 1999 match details
Last Test France v Argentina at Parc des Princes, Oct 19, 2007 match details
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Longo represented Argentina at three Rugby World Cups and won 51 caps for his country as a powerful No.8.

The Clermont Auvergne forward made his international bow against Wales in Buenos Airies in June 1999 ahead of the World Cup. Longo scored five tries in his 51 appearances for the Pumas and was a mainstay during his eight years in the international set-up. His final international appearance came against France at the Park des Princes in October 2007 as the Pumas crashed out of the World Cup.

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