Rubén Pagnanini

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Rubén Pagnanini
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Personal information
Full name Rubén Oscar Pagnanini
Date of birth (1949-01-31) 31 January 1949 (age 68)
Place of birth San Nicolás de los Arroyos, Argentina
Playing position Right back
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1968–1977 Estudiantes 329 (22)
1977–1979 Independiente 70 (2)
1980 Argentinos Juniors 2 (0)
1981 Minnesota Kicks[1] 13 (0)
National team
Argentina ? (?)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 25 August 2007.

Rubén Oscar Pagnanini (born 31 January 1949 in San Nicolás de los Arroyos, Buenos Aires Province) is an Argentine former football player who played for the Argentina national team.[2]

He played for Estudiantes de La Plata, Club Atlético Independiente, Argentinos Juniors and Minnesota Kicks. Playing for Estudiantes, he won the 1969 Copa Libertadores and 1970 Copa Libertadores. His greatest achievements at the local club level were winning the Nacional championships of 1977 and 1978 with Independiente.

Pagnanini was part of the 1978 Argentine national football team that won that year's World Cup, though he did not play in any match during that tournament.

His nickname was el gato ('the cat').

In 2007, he worked as the coach of La Emilia, a club playing in the Torneo Argentino B league (4th division).

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Argentina Estudiantes
Argentina Independiente
Argentina Independiente

International[edit]

Argentina Argentina

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ruben Pagnanini". nasljerseys.com. Retrieved 11 March 2017. North American Soccer League Players. 
  2. ^ "Argentina National Team Players 1964-1998". Prepared and maintained by Luc Vandenberghe for the Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. 22 November 2012. Retrieved 11 March 2017. 
  3. ^ "Campeonato Nacional 1977 (Nacional Championship)". Prepared and maintained by Pablo Ciullini for the Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. 28 May 2006. Retrieved 11 March 2017. 
  4. ^ "Campeonato Nacional 1978 (Nacional Championship)". Prepared and maintained by Pablo Ciullini for the Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. 9 January 2007. Retrieved 11 March 2017. 
  5. ^ "World Cup Champions Squads 1930–2014". Prepared and maintained by Gwidon Naskrent, Roberto Di Maggio and José Luis Pierrend for the Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. 27 July 2014. Retrieved 11 March 2017. 

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