Emanuel Rivas

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Emanuel Rivas
Personal information
Full name Emanuel Benito Rivas
Date of birth (1983-03-17) March 17, 1983 (age 34)
Place of birth Quilmes, Argentina
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Number 9
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2001–2004 Independiente 47 (4)
2004–2005 Arsenal de Sarandí 17 (0)
2005–2006 Vitória SC 5 (0)
2006–2007 Iraklis (on loan) 23 (2)
2007–2008 Talleres de Córdoba 11 (0)
2008 Arezzo (on loan) 12 (2)
2008–2012 Bari 75 (6)
2012 Varese 11 (1)
2012–2013 Verona 25 (2)
2013–2014 Spezia 16 (0)
2014–2015 Varese 9 (0)
2015– Livorno 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Emanuel Benito Rivas (born March 17, 1983 in Quilmes) is an Argentine football midfielder that currently plays with the Italian club Livorno.


From Independiente to Vitória SC[edit]

Rivas started his career in 1999 with Independiente in the Primera Division Argentina. He was part of the Independiente squad that won the Apertura 2002 championship, ending a 7-year drought without a single title.

In 2004, he moved to Avellaneda's 3rd club; Arsenal de Sarandí but after only one season with Arsenal he was signed by Vitória SC of Portugal.

From Arezzo to Varese[edit]

After six months with Serie C1 club Arezzo, he was noted by then-Serie B club Bari who signed him on June 2008. He also played regularly in the club's comeback season to Serie A in 2009–10.

Since 30 January 2012 he plays for the club of Varese.


Season Club Title
Apertura 2002 Club Atlético Independiente Primera Division Argentina

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