Pablo Ricchetti

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Pablo Ricchetti
Personal information
Full name Pablo Javier Ricchetti
Date of birth (1977-01-02) January 2, 1977 (age 37)
Place of birth Buenos Aires, Argentina
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Playing position Central Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1998 River Plate 5 (0)
1999–2000 Colón de Santa Fe 68 (2)
2000–2005 Real Valladolid 102 (1)
2005–2006 Ternana 2 (0)
2006 Quilmes 5 (0)
2007–2010 FC Dallas 68 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 29 October 2009.
† Appearances (Goals).

Pablo Ricchetti (born January 2, 1977 in Buenos Aires) is an Argentine footballer.

Career[edit]

South America[edit]

Ricchetti began his soccer career in 1985 at the age of seven when he joined the youth-system of famed-Argentine club River Plate. He stayed with the club for 14 years making his first appearance with the first team in February 1996. In 1998, Ricchetti was transferred to Colón, also of the Argentine First Division, where he played for two seasons before being transferred to Real Valladolid of the Spanish First Division in 2000. Pablo played 110 games with Real Valladolid through 2005. After a brief stint with Italian team Ternana, he returned to Argentina playing one season for Quilmes in 2006.

North America[edit]

Ricchetti signed with FC Dallas on April 5, 2007 and made his MLS debut on May 12, 2007. He started all 19 games he appeared in and was named captain for three games. The team was 10-7-2 when Ricchetti was in the starting lineup and 3-5-3 without. In 2008, Ricchetti made 25 starts and was third on the team for minutes played with 2,252. Ricchetti was voted the team’s Defender of the Year for 2008 by members of the local media and was recognized as FC Dallas’ Humanitarian of the Year for his charitable contributions to the community.

Richetti is now playing in NTPSA Mens 30A division with Azzurri and with Westham F.C. in the O-30A at the Soccer Spectrum.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ NTPSA 30A Azzurri team roster, NTPSA, 2010-03-01, retrieved 2010-03-07 

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