Rodrigo Archubi

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Rodrigo Archubi
Personal information
Full name Rodrigo Javier Archubi
Date of birth (1985-06-06) June 6, 1985 (age 31)
Place of birth Remedios de Escalada, Argentina
Height 1.82 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Deportes La Serena
Number TBA
Youth career
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2008 Lanús 56 (12)
2007–2008 Olympiacos (loan) 4 (0)
2008–2010 River Plate 22 (7)
2011 Juventude 8 (3)
2011–2012 Kazma 13 (5)
2012–2014 Boca Unidos 13 (0)
2014-2015 Sportivo Italiano 19 (0)
2015- Deportes La Serena 0 (0)
National team
2005 Argentina U-20 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23:28, 18 January 2010 (UTC).

Rodrigo Archubi (born 6 June 1985 in Remedios de Escalada) is an Argentine football winger, who plays for Deportes La Serena.


Archubi of Greek origin began his playing career in 2003 with Club Atlético Lanús. He made his debut in a 0-1 home defeat to Arsenal de Sarandí on 29 June 2003. He made his international club debut for the club in the 2006 Copa Sudamericana where he scored 4 goals in 6 appearances.

In 2007, he joined Greek side as a major signing, Olympiacos however he did not settle in his country of origin and returned to Argentina in January 2008 to play for River Plate.[1] He won the Greek Super Cup in October 2007.

He made his Copa Libertadores debut in 2008 for River Plate and was part of the squad that won the Clausura 2008 tournament.

Following a 2-2 draw with Gimnasia y Esgrima de La Plata, Archubi failed a doping test which could have resulted in a 2-year ban from football, but he received only a 3-month suspension beginning in January 2010 as he was found to have taken "recreational drugs" (cannabis) rather than "medically prohibited drugs".[2][3] Archubi was subsequently released by River Plate.[4]

In 2011, Archubi started training in Esporte Clube Juventude, from Caxias do Sul, Brazil.

In August 2011, Archubi sign to Kuwaiti Premier League side Kazma for £500.000 for one season, he performed very well with Kazma, however had difficulty adopting to the heat and culture in Kuwait.[5]

In 2012, he joined Argentine side Boca Unidos club from Corrientes Province.[6]

Youth international[edit]

In 2005 Archubi was part of the Argentina Under-20 team that won the FIFA World Youth Championship.


Season Club Title
2005 Argentina Argentina Under-20 FIFA World Youth Championship
Clausura 2008 Argentina River Plate Argentine Primera
Super League Greece 2007–08 Greece Olympiacos Greek Super Cup 2007


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