Dominique Baratelli

Dominique Baratelli
Personal information
Full name Dominique Baratelli
Date of birth (1947-12-26) 26 December 1947
Place of birth Nice, France
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1967–1971 Ajaccio 107 (0)
1971–1978 Nice 247 (0)
1978–1985 PSG 239 (0)
Total 593 (0)
National team
1972–1982 France 21 (0)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23/7/2007.

Dominique Baratelli (born 26 December 1947 in Nice) is a former French international footballer who plays goalkeeper.

He started his footballing career with Cavigal Nice and turned professional in 1967 when switching to then-first-division side AC Ajaccio. He transferred to OGC Nice in 1971, where he stayed until 1978 and earned his first France caps. He was nominated in the France 1978 and 1982 World Cup squads but played only part of one first-round match, in 1978 against Argentina (1–2), in which he was substituted in for injured starter Jean-Paul Bertrand-Demanes on 55 minutes.

In 1978, Baratelli moved to Paris Saint-Germain where he won the French Cup in 1982 and 1983 and ended his professional career in 1985. Today, Dominique Baratelli is a youth football coach for the city of Cagnes-sur-Mer in southern France.

He played 21 times for France and was called another 25 times as a backup goalkeeper. He played 593 French first-division matches (the third-highest all-time total as of May 2006) in which he scored two goals.


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