Rubén Olivera

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Olivera and the second or maternal family name is Da Rosa.
Rubén Olivera
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Olivera with Lecce in 2012
Personal information
Full name Rubén Ariel Olivera da Rosa
Date of birth (1983-05-04) 4 May 1983 (age 31)
Place of birth Montevideo, Uruguay
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 12 in)[1]
Playing position Attacking midfielder
Club information
Current team
Brescia
Number 2
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2001–2002 Danubio 37 (21)
2003–2009 Juventus 22 (4)
2004 Atlético Madrid (loan) 2 (0)
2006–2007 Sampdoria (loan) 20 (0)
2008 Peñarol (loan) 14 (5)
2008–2009 Genoa (loan) 20 (4)
2009–2010 Peñarol 17 (0)
2010–2012 Lecce 43 (4)
2012–2014 Fiorentina 14 (0)
2013 Genoa (loan) 5 (0)
2014– Brescia 0 (0)
National team
2001– Uruguay 18 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 30 January 2014.
† Appearances (Goals).

Rubén Ariel Olivera da Rosa (born 4 May 1983 in Montevideo) is a Uruguayan footballer who plays for Serie B side Brescia.

He began his career in Danubio and signed by Juventus F.C., and made his Serie A debut in 2–1 win to A.S. Roma, 19 April 2003.

He was on loan to Atlético Madrid in the second-half of the 03–04 season, after he did not make any appearance, also not playing any match in 2005–06 season.

In 2007, while playing for Sampdoria, he was banned for 5 matches for giving away a punch in the ribs and a kick in the groin on an opponent player.

For the 2009–10 season, he went back to Uruguay for Peñarol,[2] On 1 July 2010, he returned to Italy for Lecce, signed a 3-year contract.

On 30 January 2014, Olivera joined Serie B side Brescia on an 18-month deal.[3]

Honours[edit]

  • One Italian Championships (2002–03)
  • One Italian Supercup (2003)
  • One Uruguayan Championship (2001)

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