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Guillermo Giribaldi

Full name: Guillermo Bruno Victorino Giribaldi
Nickname(s): Gein
Gender: Male
Born: May 17, 1929
Affiliations: RKV FC SITHOC, Willemstad (CUR)
Country: AHO Netherlands Antilles
Sport: Football

Biography

A midfielder, Guillermo Giribaldi, better known as “Gein”, won the first of his 31 international caps in a 2-1 win over an Aruba XI in 1946, and at the end of the year won a bronze medal with Curaçao at the Central American and Caribbean Games in Barranquilla, Colombia. It was the country’s first major international honour, and in clinching third place they scored 25 goals in six games, including their then biggest ever win, 14-0 against Puerto Rico. Giribaldi appeared in the 1948 CCCF (Confederación Centroamericana y del Caribe de Fútbol) Championship in Guatelama, and two years later was part of the team that captured the Central American and Caribbean Games gold medal. He took part in the 1953 CCCF Championship and two years later won a silver medal, and that same year, 1955, was in the Curaçao bronze medal-winning squad at the Pan American Games. Giribaldi played in three qualifying matches for the 1958 FIFA World Cup, and made his final international appearance in a 3-1 defeat by Haiti in the 1957 CCCF Championship.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 23 Helsinki Football Men's Football Netherlands Antilles AHO 9T

Men's Football

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G YC RC
1952 Summer 23 Helsinki Football Netherlands Antilles AHO Final Standings 9T 1952-07-15 0 0 0
1952 Summer 23 Helsinki Football Netherlands Antilles AHO Round One Match #8 2 1952-07-21 TUR 2, AHO 1 0
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