Brown scored in the 1986 World Cup Final as Argentina beat West Germany 3-2 in Mexico — the last time his country won the tournament.
The ’86 World Cup was notorious for Diego Maradona’s “Hand of God” moment — when the diminutive forward punched the ball beyond England goalie Peter Shilton as Argentina went on to beat England 2-1 in the quarter-finals.
Brown made 461 appearances throughout his career, spending eight seasons at Argentine side Estudiantes LP.
He also had a spell in Colombia at Atlético Nacional, before returning to Argentina to play at Boca Juniors and Deportivo Español.
This was followed with a move to France in 1986 to join Ligue 1 side, Brest.
He then joined Spanish side Murcia for two seasons, before retiring after a final spell Argentine side Racing Club in 1989.
His cause of death has not yet been announced.
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