Barbiero training with Adelaide United in 2010
|Full name||Fabian Giuseppe Barbiero|
|Date of birth||2 May 1984|
|Place of birth||Adelaide, Australia|
|Height||1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)|
|Playing position||Central midfielder|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 11 September 2017.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 17:30, 29 October 2010 (UTC)
Before joining Adelaide United Barbiero played for the North Eastern MetroStars. Barbiero signed for Adelaide in the 2007–08 season making his debut as a substitute against Perth Glory in a 1–1 draw at Hindmarsh Stadium; he went on to make 3 league appearances getting sent off on his full league debut.
With Jonas Salley being classified as a foreigner under new FIFA law Barbiero became a pivotal part in Adelaide's midfield in the AFC Champions League; this including the 3–0, semi-final, win over Bunyodkor where he not only was assigned to mark Rivaldo but also scored the second goal.
Barbiero scored his first A-League goal against Newcastle Jets on 9 January 2009 converting from a tight angle to give Adelaide a 1–0 lead. Barbiero scored the Preliminary-Final goal against the Queensland Roar, that got Adelaide into the 2008/2009 Grand Final against Melbourne Victory. On 14 April 2009 moved on trial to German Bundesliga club SpVgg Greuther Fürth.
(Correct as of 22 December 2012)
1 – includes A-League final series statistics
2 – includes FIFA Club World Cup statistics; AFC Champions League statistics are included in season commencing after group stages (i.e. 2008 ACL in 2008–09 A-League season etc.)
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- "Cornthwaite heads Adelaide to victory over Roar". Adelaide United. 17 October 2008. Archived from the original on 14 April 2011. Retrieved 9 January 2009.
- Wilson, Marcus (9 January 2009). "Reds go top with win over Jets". A-League. Archived from the original on 5 March 2011. Retrieved 9 January 2009.