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Rodolfo Orlandini
Rodolfo Orlandini
Personal information
Full name Rodolfo Orlando Orlandini
Date of birth January 1, 1905(1905-01-01)
Place of birth    Argentina
Date of death    December 24, 1990 (aged 85)
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career1
Years Club App (Gls)*
Sportivo Buenos Aires
Estudantil Porteño
OGC Nice

81 (7)
National team
1927-1930 Argentina 10 (0)

1 Senior club appearances and goals
counted for the domestic league only and
correct as of March 2008.
* Appearances (Goals)

Olympic medal record
Men's Football
Silver 1928 Amsterdam Team Competition

Rodolfo Orlando 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

Orlandini played club football in Argentina for Sportivo Buenos Aires and Estudantil 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

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

After retiring as a player Orlandini went on to become a manager, he coached the Colombia national team during the qualifiers for the 1962 World Cup.[1]

External links


  1. ^ Futbol Red article (Spanish)


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