Aníbal Tarabini

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Aníbal Tarabini
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Personal information
Full name Aníbal Roberto Tarabini
Date of birth (1941-08-04)August 4, 1941
Place of birth La Plata, Argentina
Date of death 21 April 1997 (Aged 55)
Place of death Berazategui, Argentina
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1960–1961 Estudiantes de La Plata 11 (2)
1962–1965 Temperley
1966–1970 Independiente 163 (77)
1971 Boca Juniors 18 (3)
1971–1973 Torreón 70 (23)
1973–1974 Monaco 13 (5)
National team
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of April 2008

Aníbal Roberto Tarabini (4 August 1941 – 21 April 1997) was an Argentine football player who played for the Argentina national team[1] and was part of the squad for the 1966 World Cup. At club level, he won two league championships with Independiente in 1967 and 1970.


Tarabini made his debut in 1960 for Estudiantes de La Plata, in 1961 he joined 2nd division Temperley where he played until 1965.

In 1966 he joined Independiente where he is said to have played his best football and was part of the squad that won the Nacional in 1967 and the Metropolitano in 1970.

In 1971 Tarabini joined Boca Juniors where he played a total of 22 games in all competitions for the club, scoring three goals. He then went to Mexico where he played for (now defunct) Club de Fútbol Torreón until 1973.[2]

Tarabini's last club was AS Monaco of France, he retired in 1974.

Later years

After his retirement as a player Tarabini went on to become the field assistant of José Omar Pastoriza. On April 21, 1997, he died in a traffic accident in Berazategui, Greater Buenos Aires.[3]


His daughter Patricia is a professional tennis player who won a bronze medal at the 2004 Summer Olympics.


Season Team Title
1967 Nacional Independiente Argentine Primera
1970 Metropolitano Independiente Argentine Primera
1974 Coupe de France Monaco Coupe de France (finalist)


  1. ^ rsssf: Argentina international footballers
  2. ^ Rosas, Sergio Luis (17 February 2010). "Recuerdos del Ayer" [Memories of yesterday] (in Spanish). El Siglo de Torreón.
  3. ^ Clarín article (in Spanish)

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