Alexis Rolín

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Alexis Rolín
Rolín (right) vs Peñarol
Personal information
Full name Germán Alexis Rolín Fernández
Date of birth (1989-02-07) 7 February 1989 (age 30)
Place of birth Montevideo, Uruguay
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current team
Olimpia Asunción
Number TBA
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2012 Nacional Montevideo 30 (3)
2012–2016 Catania 36 (0)
2015–2016 Boca Juniors (loan) 13 (0)
2016– Olimpia Asunción 0 (0)
National team
2012 Uruguay Olympic 3 (0)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

† Appearances (goals)

Germán Alexis Rolín Fernández (born 7 February 1989) is a Uruguayan footballer who plays as a central defender for Olimpia Asunción in the Paraguayan Primera División.

Club career

Club Nacional de Football

Rolín began his football career with Uruguayan club Nacional. He made his first team debut on 8 May 2011 in a 1-0 win over CA Peñarol. During the 2011-12 season, he was outstanding as defender and many clubs showed interest in him. After two consecutive times finishing as the Champions with Nacional, Rolín joined Italian Serie A club Catania.

Calcio Catania

On 22 August 2012, Rolín was officially transferred to Calcio Catania.[1][2] In his debut Serie A campaign, he has served mostly as a back-up to the likes of Nicola Legrottaglie, Nicolas Spolli, and Giuseppe Bellusci, under head coach, Rolando Maran.

Rolín is currently part of a record-breaking Catania outfit that had picked up 56 points from 38 Serie A matches. This performance also saw the club break its record number of home victories in a single season, its record number of victories overall in a single top flight campaign, as well as its record points total in Serie A for the fifth consecutive season.

Boca Juniors

In January 2015, Rolín officially signed on loan with Argentine club Boca Juniors.

Club Olimpia

On 26 May, 2016, it was announced that Rolín had signed for Olimpia.[3]

International career

He was called up by Óscar Tabárez for the Uruguay Olympic football team that played at the 2012 Summer Olympics being held in London, Great Britain.[4]


Boca Juniors


  1. "Alexis Rolín al Catania - Giovedí 23 agosto alle 16, in Sala Congressi, la presentazione". Catanio Calcio (in Italian). 22 August 2012. Retrieved 23 August 2012. <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. "Official: Catania sign Rolin". Football Italia staff. Football Italia. 22 August 2012. Retrieved 23 August 2012.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. "L'Olimpia Asuncion ufficializza l'acquisto di Rolin". Calcio Catania (in Italian). 26 May 2016. Retrieved 26 May 2016. <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  4. "Convocatoria Uruguay Fútbol Juegos Olímpicos Londres 2012" (in español). 8 July 2012. Retrieved 8 July 2012.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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