Juan Manuel Barrientos

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Juan Manuel Barrientos
Personal information
Date of birth (1982-03-04) March 4, 1982 (age 35)
Place of birth Lomas de Zamora, Argentina
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Left winger
Club information
Current team
Free agent
Number 6
Youth career
1998–2003 Racing Club
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2004 Racing Club 3 (0)
2004 Deportivo Mandiyú 10 (4)
2005–2007 Lorient 32 (0)
2007–2009 Thrasyvoulos 46 (7)
2010 CD Olmedo 6 (0)
2010 Trikala 7 (0)
2011 Lokomotiv Plovdiv 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of December 30, 2010.

Juan Manuel Barrientos (born 4 March 1982 in Lomas de Zamora, Buenos Aires) is an Argentine football midfielder. He is a physically strong athlete with excellent technique.


Barrientos began his career at Racing Club in the Primera Division Argentina in 2003. In 2004, he played 6 months in the Regionalised Torneo Argentino B of Argentine football for Textil Mandiyú. In 2005, he was released by Racing Club and he moved to France.

In 2005, he began his new life in French Ligue 2 club FC Lorient with high expectations. At the end of the 2005-2006 season the club were promoted to Ligue 1 and Barrientos saw his return to top level football.

After the his time in the Greek championship, Juan Manuel got married on the 20th of June 2008.

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