Abel Balbo

Abel Eduardo Balbo (Spanish pronunciation: [aˈβel eˈðwaɾðo ˈβalβo]; born 1 June 1966) is an Argentine former professional footballer and manager who played as a striker for various clubs in Argentina and Italy during the course of his career. He was also an Argentine international.

Abel Balbo
Balbo with Argentina in 1994
Personal information
Full name Abel Eduardo Balbo
Date of birth (1966-06-01) 1 June 1966 (age 55)
Place of birth Empalme, Argentina
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Position(s) Striker
Youth career
Newell's Old Boys
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1987–1988 Newell's Old Boys 23 (9)
1988–1989 River Plate 38 (12)
1989–1993 Udinese 134 (66)
1993–1998 Roma 146 (78)
1998–1999 Parma 25 (4)
1999–2000 Fiorentina 19 (3)
2000–2002 Roma 3 (0)
2002 Boca Juniors 4 (0)
Total 392 (172)
National team
1989–1998 Argentina 37 (11)
Teams managed
2009 Treviso
2010–2011 Arezzo
2012 Arezzo
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only