Alexis Rolín

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Alexis Rolín
Rolín (right) vs Peñarol
Personal information
Full name Germán Alexis Rolín Fernández
Date of birth (1989-02-07) 7 February 1989 (age 30)
Place of birth Montevideo, Uruguay
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)[1]
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current team
Universidad de Concepción
Number 2
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2012 Nacional 32 (3)
2012–2016 Catania 40 (0)
2015–2016Boca Juniors (loan) 13 (0)
2016–2018 Nacional 21 (2)
2016–2017Olimpia (loan) 13 (0)
2019– U. de Concepción 4 (0)
National team
2012 Uruguay Olympic 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16:49, 12 May 2019 (UTC)

Germán Alexis Rolín Fernández (born 7 February 1989) is a Uruguayan footballer who plays as a central defender for Primera División de Chile side Universidad de Concepción.

Club career[edit]

Club Nacional de Football[edit]

Rolín began his football career with Uruguayan club Nacional. He made his first team debut on 8 May 2011 in a 1-0 win over CA Peñarol. During the 2011-12 season, he was outstanding as defender and many clubs showed interest in him. After two consecutive times finishing as the Champions with Nacional, Rolín joined Italian Serie A club Catania.

Calcio Catania[edit]

On 22 August 2012, Rolín was officially transferred to Calcio Catania.[2][3] In his debut Serie A campaign, he has served mostly as a back-up to the likes of Nicola Legrottaglie, Nicolas Spolli, and Giuseppe Bellusci, under head coach, Rolando Maran.

Rolín is currently part of a record-breaking Catania outfit that had picked up 56 points from 38 Serie A matches. This performance also saw the club break its record number of home victories in a single season, its record number of victories overall in a single top flight campaign, as well as its record points total in Serie A for the fifth consecutive season.

Boca Juniors[edit]

In January 2015, Rolín officially signed on loan with Argentine club Boca Juniors.

Club Olimpia[edit]

On 26 May 2016, it was announced that Rolín had signed for Olimpia.[4]

International career[edit]

He was called up by Óscar Tabárez for the Uruguay Olympic football team that played at the 2012 Summer Olympics being held in London, Great Britain.[5]

Honours[edit]

Nacional
Boca Juniors

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Alexis Rolín". Club Nacional de Football (in Spanish). Retrieved 1 October 2018.
  2. ^ "Alexis Rolín al Catania - Giovedí 23 agosto alle 16, in Sala Congressi, la presentazione". Catanio Calcio (in Italian). calciocatania.net. 22 August 2012. Retrieved 23 August 2012.[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ "Official: Catania sign Rolin". Football Italia staff. Football Italia. 22 August 2012. Retrieved 23 August 2012.
  4. ^ "L'Olimpia Asuncion ufficializza l'acquisto di Rolin". Calcio Catania (in Italian). 26 May 2016. Retrieved 26 May 2016.
  5. ^ "Convocatoria Uruguay Fútbol Juegos Olímpicos Londres 2012" (in Spanish). lovingfutbol.com. 8 July 2012. Archived from the original on 12 July 2012. Retrieved 8 July 2012.

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