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Juan Roman Riquelme


Attacking midfielder who became a member of the Boca Juniors in 2008 after spending 4 times with Villarreal and a time of year with FC Barcelona. He was an associate from the Argentinian nationwide group from 1997 to 2008. He started his youth profession playing for the Argentinos Juniors. He was nominated for the 2005 FIFA Globe Player of the entire year award. He was raised using a sibling called Cristian. He performed alongside Lionel Messi for the Argentine nationwide team.

Quick Facts

Date Of Birth June 24, 1978
Place Of Birth Buenos Aires, Argentina
Height 1.83 m
Weight 79 kg
Profession Soccer Player
Nationality Argentine
Parents Jorge Riquelme
Siblings Sebastián Riquelme, Karen Giselle Riquelme, Elizabeth Beatriz Riquelme, Cristian Riquelme, Joanna Riquelme, Diego Riquelme, Cecilia Riquelme, Diego Luis Riquelme, Gastón Alejandro Riquelme, Mercedes Mariana Riquelme
Awards Footballer of the Year of Argentina
Star Sign Cancer

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12004-05: Don Balón Award as Foreign Player of the Year (Spain).
2In 2001 he was awarded the 'South American Player of the Year' by Uruguayan newspaper El País.
3Father of Florencia, Agustín and Lola.
4Won 11 titles with Boca Juniors (ARG): Primera División (1998, 1999, 2000, 2008 and 2011), Argentine Cup (2012), Copa Libertadores (2000, 2001 and 2007), Recopa Sudamericana (2008) and Intercontinental Cup (2000).
5Played in 54 matches for Argentina and scored 18 goals.
6The song "Toco y me voy" by Bersuit Vergarabat was dedicated to him.
7Won the gold medal with Argentina in the 2008 Olympic Games.
8World Youth Championship with Argentine Soccer Team in 1997.
9South American Youth Championship with Argentine Soccer Team in 1997.
10Apart from playing for Argentine club Boca Juniors July 1996 - present and Spanish club Villarreal CF 2003 - 2006, he also played for Spanish club FC Barcelona 2002 - 2003.



Pura Química2015TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Animales sueltos2012TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Fox Sports: Copa Libertadores2007-2012TV SeriesHimself - Boca Juniors
Caiga quien caiga - CQC2008-2012TV SeriesHimself
Zoom, mirá de cerca2009TV SeriesHimself
Fox Sports: Recopa Sudamericana2008TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Boca Juniors
Beijing 2008: Games of the XXIX Olympiad2008TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Argentina
Boca, una historia de amor2008TV Series documentaryHimself
2006 FIFA World Cup2006TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Argentina
La noche del 102005TV SeriesHimself
Fútbol Vivo2000-2001TV SeriesHimself - Boca
PSN: Intercontinental 20002000TV SpecialHimself - Boca Juniors
Videomatch1997TV SeriesHimself

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Hoy nos toca2017TV SeriesHimself
Telefé noticias a las 192014-2015TV SeriesHimself
Los nuevos y clásicos bloopers2013TV SeriesHimself
Aunque usted no lo viera2005TV SeriesHimself
Fútbol de Primera1998TV SeriesHimself - Boca

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1I do what I like. It's the game I chose a little boy, the ball is the toy most beautiful of my life.
2La Bombonera is like the garden of my house, I can not play elsewhere.
3The 10 is just a number, I don't look my back when I play.
4My father taught me from boy to play football for fun.

1Number 10 shirt for Boca Juniors and Argentina

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