Hector was identified at 15 as a potential striker while playing with Rio Negro by agent, Senor Pesuti. Contracted to Buenos Aires River Plate club, he progressed through the club development program from juniors to first grade under coaching from Brazilan Di Di (3 times World Cup Winner and team-mate of Pele).
At 17, he transferred to first division club Atlanta. A year later he represented Argentina, helping them win the Misiones Cup, scoring 5 goals in victories over Brazil, Bolivia, Paraguay and Uruguay.
At 20, he moved to Ferro Carrill Oeste, before being recruited by Australian national coach Rale Rasic for Pan Hellenic (now Sydney Olympic) in 1974.
Hector later represented Australia in the Pacific Cup, runners up to Mexico against teams from USA, Japan, Canada and New Zealand. He played for various Australian National League clubs before retiring in 1980 to play indoor football.
Registered to level 5 with the FAA (Futbolistas Argentinos Agremiados), a level only achievable by internationals and can therefore coach anywhere in the world at any level.