Full name Gonzalo Matias Longo Elia
Born March 14, 1974, San Isidro
Current age 40 years 170 days
Major teams Argentina
Position No. 8
Height 6 ft 4 in
Weight 224 lb
|IRB Rugby World Cup||1999-2007||11||10||1||5||1||0||0||0||6||5||0||54.54|
|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|
|Test Statsguru||Main menu | Career summary | Match list | Most points | Most tries | Tournament list|
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.