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|Full name||Juan Alberto Barbas|
|Date of birth||23 August 1959|
|Place of birth||San Martín, Argentina|
|Height||1.67 m (5 ft 5 1⁄2 in)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 31 December 2006.
Juan Alberto Barbas (born 23 August 1959 in San Martín, Buenos Aires) is a retired Argentine footballer who played as an attacking or defensive midfielder. He played for a number of clubs in Argentina, Spain, Italy, and Switzerland before turning his hand to management in 2009 with Racing Club de Avellaneda.
Barbas started his career in 1977 at Racing Club de Avellaneda in the Primera Division Argentina. He then went on to play for Real Zaragoza in Spain, U.S. Lecce in Italy, FC Locarno, and FC Sion in Switzerland.
Barbas was a part of the Sion team that won the 1991–1992 Swiss Championship.
After another spell at Locarno, Barbas returned to Argentina where he had a short spell with Club Atlético Huracán before dropping down to the lower leagues to play for Alvarado de Mar del Plata and then All Boys, where he retired in 1997.
Style of play
An offensive minded midfielder, with an eye for goal, Barbas's main traits as a footballer were his excellent vision and accurate striking ability from outside the area; he was also a good free kick taker.
- Swiss Super League: 1991–92
- Argentina Under-20
- Argentina – List of International Record Players
- Pietro Cabras (30 November 2010). "Vi ricordate Barbas? Noi vi diciamo come vive" [Do you remember Barbas? We will tell you how he lives] (in Italian). Il Corriere dello Sport. Retrieved 13 March 2017.
- “Espero poder devolverle al club lo que me dio”