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Juan Fernando Sarrachini Donati (29 January 1946 – 27 January 2012) was an Argentine footballer who played as a midfielder.

Personal information
Full name Juan Fernando Sarrachini Donati
Date of birth (1946-01-29)29 January 1946
Place of birth Santa Fe, Argentina
Date of death 27 January 2012(2012-01-27) (aged 65)
Place of death Villa Amelia
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1965–1969 Newell's Old Boys
1969–1970 Mallorca 14 (1)
1970–1974 Hércules
1974–1975 Almería
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Football careerEdit

In the 1969–70 season played in La Liga with Mallorca. A season later he went to Hércules, where he played 4 seasons in Second Division. Hércules signed on July 23, 1970 at Sarrachini from RCD Mallorca and José Luque Puerta from Atlético Baleares. These signings were thanks to the efforts of the technical secretary of Hércules, Jesús Berenguer. In the 1973–74 season won promotion to La Liga. Arsenio Iglesias told him not to play in La Liga, and the player went to AD Almería, where he played one year.[1] He died in January 2012 in the Argentine town of Villa Amelia.[2]


  1. ^ "Temporada 1974–75" [1974–75 season] (in Spanish). ABC. 23 January 1975. Retrieved 29 January 2012.
  2. ^ "Fallece Juan Sarrachini, jugador del Hércules en los 70" [Juan Sarrachini dies, Hércules player in the 70] (in Spanish). Diario Información. 27 January 2012. Retrieved 29 January 2012.

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