Rolando Chilavert

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Rolando Chilavert
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Personal information
Full name Rolando Marciano Chilavert González
Date of birth (1961-05-22) 22 May 1961 (age 58)
Place of birth Luque, Paraguay
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Midfielder
National team
Paraguay 11 (0)

Rolando Marciano Chilavert González (born 22 May 1961 in Luque) is a retired football midfielder from Paraguay.

Throughout his career he played for several Paraguayan clubs such as Guaraní (where he was part of the 1984 team that won the Paraguayan Championship), Olimpia and Cerro Porteño, and for Argentine club Chaco For Ever. Rolando Chilavert was part of the Paraguay national football team that competed in the 1986 FIFA World Cup. He played as an attacking midfielder and was known for his creativity and precision in the passes.

After retiring as a player, Chilavert started a coaching career that included teams such as Guaraní and Sol de América (from Paraguay), The Strongest (from Bolivia), and also the youth divisions of the Paraguay national team (Under-17 and Under-20).

Personal life[edit]

Rolando is the older brother of famous former goalkeeper José Luis Chilavert.[1]


  1. ^ "World Cup Trivia - Fathers, Sons and Brothers, Uncles and Nephews". RSSSF. 2 October 2014. Archived from the original on 26 February 2015.