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Javier Sanguinetti

Personal information
Full nameJavier Estebán Sanguinetti
Height1.74 m (5 ft 8.5 in)
Playing positionDefender
Club information
Current clubBanfield

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Javier Estebán Sanguinetti (born 8 January 1971 in Lomas de Zamora) is a retired Argentine football defender who played the majority of his career for Banfield.

Sanguinetti made his debut for Banfield on 6 April 1991 in a 2nd division game against Deportivo Morón. He was part of the squad that won the 2nd division title in 1992-1993, securing promotion to the Primera División.

Sanguinetti joined Racing Club for the 1993-1994 season, but returned to Banfield the following season. Banfield were relegated from the Primera in 1997, but Sanguinetti stayed with the club, eventually helping them to secure promotion back to the primera in 2001.

Sanguinetti holds a number of club records for Banfield, including the highest number of appearances in the Primera Division (over 300) and the highest total number of appearances for the club (over 450).

In May 2008, Sanguinetti announced he would retire at the end of the 2007-08 season, his last game came against River Plate, where he left the field to an ovation from both sets of fans after suffering an injury in the early part of the game.

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