Rodolfo Martín Arruabarrena was born in 1975 in Marcos Paz, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Currently he is a football manager, heading Nacional Montevideo. He graduated from Boca Juniors youth academy and went on his senior playing career along with the first squad, where he played from 1992 to 2000 except his short spell at Rosario Central. He was a part of Boca winning the Apertura in 1998 and the Clausura in 1999 and the Copa Libertadores in 2000.
From 2000 to 2007 Arruabarrena played for Villarreal and during this period he helped the club to win the 2003 and 2004 UEFA Intertoto Cup. All in all he appeared in more than 200 matches. The team made their debut in the Champions League and managed to reach semi-finals. The 2007/08 season the Argentinean spent with AEK Athens. Two more seasons he had at Tigre and retired from Universidad Católica in 2010.
Arruabarrena made several appearances for the Argentina youth national team and won 6 caps for the senior team.
From 2011 to 2013 he was the manager of Club Atlético Tigre. Since 2013 Arruabarrena has guided Nacional Montevideo.
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