Guillermo Rivarola

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Guillermo Rivarola
Personal information
Full name Guillermo Daniel Rivarola
Date of birth (1967-04-28) 28 April 1967 (age 52)
Place of birth Villa Huidobro, Argentina
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position(s) Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1986–1991 Club Cipolletti 197 (12)
1991–1996 River Plate 135 (7)
1997 Pachuca 22 (3)
1998 Santos Laguna 34 (1)
1999–2000 Pachuca 12 (1)
1999–2000 Monterrey 30 (2)
2001–2002 San Lorenzo 35 (4)
2002–2003 Racing Club 21 (2)
Teams managed
2004 Racing Club
2007 Olimpo
2009–2010 Pachuca
2011 Sporting Cristal
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Guillermo Daniel Rivarola (born 28 April 1967 in Villa Huidobro, Argentina) is an Argentine former footballer and currently is the manager of Sporting Cristal. He played as a defender for many clubs in Argentina and Mexico such as River Plate, San Lorenzo, Racing Club. He retired playing for Racing.

Rivarola won 3 Primera Division Argentina with River Plate and 1 with San Lorenzo. He had a short tenure in Mexico playing for Pachuca and for Monterrey. As manager he coached Racing Club and Olimpo. On June 4, 2009 he was named Manager of C.F. Pachuca where he won the 2009–10 CONCACAF Champions League.[1] Later he was the Director of Pachuca Youth System Development.[2]

On December 21, 2010 Guillermo Rivarola was named Manager of Sporting Cristal[3] from Peruvian First Division League for the 2011 season. On March 20, 2011 he was involved in a bitter dispute with fellow Argentine manager Marcelo Trobbiani of Cienciano after protesting to the referee in order to get him sent off.[4]



River Plate
San Lorenzo




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