|Full name||Rolando Hernán Cristante Mandarino|
|Date of birth||September 16, 1969|
|Place of birth||La Plata, Argentina|
|Height||1.81 m (5 ft 11 1⁄2 in)|
|1989–1993||Gimnasia de La Plata||58||(0)|
|1994–1995||→ Platense (loan)||30||(0)|
|1996–1997||→ Newell's Old Boys (loan)||17||(0)|
|1997–1998||→ Huracán (loan)||32||(0)|
|2011-2012||Club Universidad de Guadalajara||27||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of January 27, 2013.
† Appearances (Goals).
Rolando Hernán Cristante Mandarino (born 16 September 1969 in La Plata, Argentina) was an Argentine goalkeeper who last played for Club Universidad de Guadalajara, a team from the Mexican second division. Hernán Cristante was part of Argentina's Seleccion Nacional three times, in 1989, 1992, and again in 1995. He began to play professionally in Argentina in 1990 with Gimnasia y Esgrima de La Plata. In August 1993 he was transferred to Club Toluca, Mexico and in 1994, he returned to the Argentine team, Club Atlético Platense. In 1995 he returned to Toluca for one year, then in 1996, he joined another Argentine team Newell's Old Boys of Rosario. The following year he played for Club Atlético Huracán of Argentina. In 1998, he left for Toluca, and has been playing there since. He had a serious knee injury and was released from Club Toluca in June 2010.
In 2002, he completed his training to become a professional coach, and in 2004 he opened the Centro de Formación Deportivo Hernán Cristante (Sports Training Center) with the goal of developing young soccer talent. In 2007, he played his 500th professional game, and is currently the number one foreign player in Mexico for total number of games played in the Primera División.
He has been nominated four times since 1999 as the best goalkeeper in Mexico.
New Record: Cristante broke a record on December 4, 2008 during the match against Santos Laguna of not conceding a goal in 772' minutes when the competitive match ended in a tied score of 0-0.
|Gimnasia y Esgrima de La Plata||Copa Centenario||1993|
|Club Toluca||League Champion||Invierno 1999|
|Club Toluca||League Champion||Verano 2000|
|Club Toluca||League Champion||Apertura 2002|
|Club Toluca||League Champion||Apertura 2005|
|Club Toluca||League Champion||Apertura 2008|
|Club Toluca||Champion of Champions||2003|
|Club Toluca||Champion of Champions||2006|
- Hernán Cristante at National-Football-Teams.com
- Argentine Primera statistics
- Hernán Cristante Liga MX stats at Medio Tiempo.com (Spanish)
- Hernan Cristante Official Site