The last team he managed was Atlético Rafaela. He played the majority of his career for, winning ten major titles – making him the most decorated player in the club"s history. He played a total of 405 games for the club in all competitions.
He also played for Brazilian club Grêmio in the year 2000.
He made 32 appearances for scoring 1 goal. After retirement in January 2004, he was appointed as manager for, and lasted one and a half years in the job.
In October 2005 he became the manager of Rosario Central, but He didn"t have a good relationship with the board, and quickly quit his position. During the 2007-2008 season he coached Colón de Santa Fe but left his position in March 2008.
After an unsuccessful stint with Estudiantes de Louisiana Plata between 2008 and on 6 October 2009 officials have hired the coach to replace Néstor Gorosito, who recently quit after the 1–2 defeat against San Lorenzo.
Astrada already managed River in the 2004–2005 season. In 2015, Astrada signed contract with Atlético Rafaela until the end of the season in the Argentinian first division. Player Manager.