Robert Siboldi

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Róbert Siboldi
Personal information
Full name Róbert Dante Siboldi Badiola
Date of birth (1965-09-24) September 24, 1965 (age 51)
Place of birth Empalme Nicolich, Uruguay
Height 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) - 85Kg
Playing position Goalkeeper
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1983–1988 Peñarol
1988–1989 Gimnasia (LP)
1989–1992 Atlas 108 (0)
1993–1994 Cruz Azul 32 (0)
1994–1995 Puebla 40 (0)
1995–2000 UANL Tigres 109 (0)
2000–2001 Argentinos Juniors 18 (0)
2001–2002 Atlético Junior
2002 Gavilanes
National team
1992–1997 Uruguay 34 (0)
Teams managed
2008–2009 Cruz Azul II
2009–2010 Cruz Azul
2012 Dorados de Sinaloa
2015 Santos Laguna (Interim)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of August 16, 2015.

Róbert Dante Siboldi Badiola (born September 24, 1965 in Montevideo) is a retired football goalkeeper from Uruguay, who was nicknamed "Flaco" during his professional career.


Siboldi played professional club football in Uruguay, Argentina, Mexico, and Colombia.

In Mexico, he played for Atlas, Cruz Azul, Puebla and UANL Tigres.

In Tigres, he came to the team in 1995. That season, the team was relegated to Primera División A. Siboldi chose to stay, and was instrumental in returning the team to First Division within the year. He became an icon of the city of Monterrey. He played in Tigres for four years, until 1999.


Siboldi made his international debut on June 21, 1992 in a friendly against Australia (2-0). He obtained a total number of 34 international caps for the Uruguay national football team.

Coaching career[edit]

He was announced on May 4, 2009 to be the new Cruz Azul coach and will replace Benjamin Galindo.

Honours as a player[edit]

National championships[edit]