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Roberto Nestor Sensini

Roberto Nestor Sensini (born 12 October 1966) is an Argentine former association football player in the role of defender, and currently a manager. He is the current head coach of Newell's Old Boys.

His professional playing career started in 1986 for Newell's Old Boys; he then relocated in Italy in 1990, starting his adventure in the European country which lasted for 15 years, for Udinese. He played 5 seasons in his first adventure for the bianconeri of Friuli, before moving to Parma in 1993; he stayed in Parma continuously till 2002, except one season (1999/2000) for S.S. Lazio, where he won his one and only scudetto. During his gialloblu period, Sensini won two UEFA Cups and two Italian Cups with the team. After his long stay in Emilia, Sensini then went back to Udinese in 2002, his first and last Italian team. In 2005, he was one of the main protagonists of the surprising qualification of Udinese in the UEFA Champions League.

Sensini was one of the oldest players of the 2005/2006 Serie A, holding even the record as the oldest foreign player to score a goal in first division, at the age of 39 years, two months and 26 days. With over 380 matches in the top level, he was considered as one of the most experienced defenders of the Italian league, and often nicknamed nonno (grandfather) by Italian sports journalists.

Related websites

Statistics at zanaiball.it

Career details

Managerial statistics in the Argentine Primera

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