Miguel Rimba

Miguel Ángel Rimba Alvis (born November 1, 1967 in Riberalta) is a former Bolivian football defender. He played 80 international matches for the Bolivia national team.[1]

Miguel Rimba
Personal information
Full name Miguel Ángel Rimba Alvis
Date of birth (1967-11-01) November 1, 1967 (age 55)
Place of birth Riberalta, Bolivia
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Position(s) Right Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1988–1998 Bolívar 302 (4)
1998–1999 Atlético Tucumán 13 (0)
1999–2000 Oriente Petrolero 57 (0)
2001–2002 Real Santa Cruz 17 (1)
2003 Aurora 6 (0)
Total 395 (5)
International career
1989–2000 Bolivia 80 (0)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of April 2008


Rimba made three appearances in the 1994 FIFA World Cup and was part of the squad that reached the final of the Copa América in 1997.[2] He made his debut on May 25, 89 in a friendly match against Paraguay in Cochabamba.

He played the majority of his club career for Bolívar where he won six Bolivian league titles (1988, 1991, 1992, 1994, 1996, 1997).

Towards the end of his career he played in Argentina with Atlético Tucumán, he then had short spells with Oriente Petrolero, Real Santa Cruz and Aurora before his retirement in 2003.

Over the course of his career he had 63 Copa Libertadores appearances and scored a goal.




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