Miguel Rimba

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Rimba and the second or maternal family name is Alvis.
Miguel Rimba
Personal information
Full name Miguel Ángel Rimba Alvis
Date of birth (1967-11-01) November 1, 1967 (age 49)
Place of birth Riberalta, Bolivia
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Right Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1988–1998 Bolívar 302 (4)
1998–1999 Atlético Tucumán 13 (0)
1999–2000 Oriente Petrolero 57 (0)
2001–2002 Real Santa Cruz 17 (1)
2003 Aurora 6 (0)
National team
1989–2000 Bolivia 80 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of April 2008.

Miguel Ángel Rimba Alvis (born November 1, 1967 in Riberalta) is a former Bolivian football defender. He played 80 international matches for the Bolivia national team.[1]


Rimba made three appearances in the 1994 FIFA World Cup and was part of the squad that reached the final of the Copa América in 1997.[2] He made his debut on May 25, 89 in a friendly match against Paraguay in Cochabamba.

He played the majority of his club career for Bolívar where he won six Bolivian league titles (1988, 1991, 1992, 1994, 1996, 1997).

Towards the end of his career he played in Argentina with Atlético Tucumán, he then had short spells with Oriente Petrolero, Real Santa Cruz and Aurora before his retirement in 2003.

Over the course of his career he had 63 Copa Libertadores appearances and scored a goal.




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