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Antonio Rattin


Antonio Ubaldo Rattin is a former Argentine football player, best known as a Boca Juniors midfielder, and because of an incident in a match at the 1966 FIFA World Cup. He later became a politician.

A Boca fan since childhood, Rattin joined their youth team, and debuted professionally on September 9, 1956 against Boca's major rival River Plate. Replacing injured Eliseo Mourino, he had a good game which Boca won 2-1. Slowly he became the team's steady "number 5", and won the hearts of the fans with his sober and solid playing abilities.

In his fourteen-year professional career, Rattin played only for Boca Juniors, winning the Argentine championship in 1962, 1964 and 1965, and the Nacional in 1969.

Related websites

Antonio Rattin at Big Soccer

Career details

Informe Xeneize biography

Boca Juniors micro-biography

Futbol Factory profile

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