Rodolfo Orlandini

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Rodolfo Orlandini
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Personal information
Date of birth (1905-01-01)January 1, 1905
Place of birth Buenos Aires, Argentina
Date of death December 24, 1990(1990-12-24) (aged 85)
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
?–1929 Sportivo Buenos Aires
1930 Estudiantil Porteño
1930–1936 Genoa 81 (7)
1936–1938 OGC Nice
National team
1927–1930 Argentina 10 (0)
Teams managed
1945 Ecuador
1949–1951 El Salvador
1957 Unión Magdalena
1957 Colombia
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of March 2008.

Rodolfo Orlandini (January 1, 1905 – December 24, 1990) was an Argentine football (soccer) midfielder who played for the Argentina national team between 1927 and 1930.

Club career[edit]

Orlandini played club football in Argentina for Sportivo Buenos Aires and Estudiantil Porteño before moving to Italy in 1930 to play for Genoa C.F.C.. In 1936 he moved to France where he played for Nice.

International career[edit]

Orlandini played in the 1928 Olympic football tournament where Argentina came second to Uruguay. In 1929 he played in the Copa América which was won by Argentina. He also participated in the first ever World Cup in 1930, where Argentina again finished second behind Uruguay.

Managerial career[edit]

After retiring as a player Orlandini went on to become a manager, he coached the Colombia national team during the qualifiers for the 1958 World Cup.[1]


  1. ^ Futbol Red article (Spanish)

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