Roberto Rivas

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameRoberto•Rivas González
Used nameRoberto•Rivas
Nick/petnamesla Burra
Born17 July 1941 in Soyapango, San Salvador (ESA)
Died5 February 1972 in San Salvador, San Salvador (ESA)
AffiliationsAlianza FC, San Salvador (ESA)
NOC El Salvador


Roberto Rivas was a back who played football for El Salvador at the 1968 Mexico City Olympics. He also played at the 1970 FIFA World Cup and in the qualifying matches. Rivas played his entire career (1960-70) with Alianza, winning league titles with them in 1965 and 1966. Rivas died very young and Alianza retired his #2 in his honor.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1968 Summer Olympics Football (Football) ESA Roberto Rivas
Football, Men (Olympic) El Salvador =13