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Name  Catalino Rivarola
Years  Team
Role  Football player

1985–1991  Cerro Porteno
Height  1.88 m
1991–1995  Talleres
Playing position  Defender
Catalino Rivarola Portal Oficial do Grmio FootBall Porto Alegrense

Full name  Catalino Rivarola Mendez
Date of birth  (1965-04-30) 30 April 1965 (age 50)

Place of birth  Zabalhos, Paraguay

Catalino Rivarola Méndez (born 30 April 1965 in Zabalhos, Asunción) is a former football defender from Paraguay.


Catalino Rivarola Rivarola oferece zagueiro Balbuena ao Grmio e faz lobby


Rivarola started his club career with Cerro Porteño in 1985 and was part of the team that won the 1987 championship. In 1991, he joined Talleres de Córdoba in Argentina.

In 1995, he moved to Brazil where he was part of the Grêmio team that won several titles including the Recopa Sudamericana in 1995, in 1999 he played for Palmeiras in the season that they won the Copa Libertadores. He spent 2000 with América-RJ before returning to Paraguay in 2001 to play for Libertad.


Rivarola made his international debut for the Paraguay national football team on 7 September 1988 in a friendly match against Ecuador (5-1 win). He was capped 52 times and scored 3 goals for Paraguay in a national career which lasted from 1988 to 1998. Rivarola played at the 1998 FIFA World Cup and at the Copa América in 1989 and 1991.


  • Cerro Porteño
  • Paraguayan Primera División: 1987
  • Grêmio
  • Copa Libertadores: 1995
  • Campeonato Gaúcho: 1996
  • Campeonato Brasileiro: 1996
  • Recopa Sudamericana: 1996
  • Copa do Brasil: 1997
  • Palmeiras
  • Copa Libertadores: 1999
  • References

    Catalino Rivarola Wikipedia

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