Sergio Barila

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Sergio Barila
Personal information
Full name Sergio Javier Barila Martínez
Date of birth (1973-03-15) 15 March 1973 (age 42)
Place of birth Valencia, Spain
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Defender
Youth career
Valencia
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1991–1992 Valencia B
1992–1995 Valencia 0 (0)
1993–1994 Barbastro (loan)
1994–1995 Alcoyano (loan) 31 (7)
1995–1996 Pontevedra 27 (3)
1996–1997 Castellón 16 (5)
1997 Mérida 6 (0)
1997–1998 Levante 12 (1)
1998 Saguntino
1998–2000 Cartagonova 44 (0)
2000–2001 Gimnàstic 25 (1)
2001–2002 Getafe 14 (1)
2002–2004 Benidorm 5 (0)
National team
2003 Equatorial Guinea 2 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Barila and the second or maternal family name is Martínez.

Sergio Javier Barila Martínez (born 15 March 1973) is an Equatoguinean retired footballer who played as a defender.

Club career[edit]

Barila was born in Valencia, Spain. He had a brief spell at local giants Valencia CF (never made it past the reserve side), going on to spend the vast majority of his career in the Spanish third division or lower.

Barila represented UD Barbastro, CD Alcoyano, Pontevedra CF, CD Castellón, CP Mérida, Levante UD – his only two second level experiences, for a total of 18 matches – Atlético Saguntino, Cartagonova CF, Gimnàstic de Tarragona, Getafe CF and Benidorm CF, retiring at the age of 31.[1]

International career[edit]

Barila opted to represent the Equatorial Guinea national football team through parentage, as for example Benjamín, Javier Balboa and Rodolfo Bodipo. He gained a total of two caps, both coming at the age of 30.

International goals[edit]

# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 11 October 2003 Estadio La Libertad, Bata, Equatorial Guinea  Togo
1–0
1–0
2006 World Cup qualification

Post-retirement / Personal[edit]

After retiring Barila became a FIFA agent, also holding a degree in law.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b El regreso de Sergio Barila (The return of Sergio Barila); No Solo Efesé, 23 June 2011 (Spanish)

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