Lucas Paulini

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Lucas Paulini
Lucas Paulini - 2011-04-16 - Atlanta Silverbacks.jpg
Lucas Paulini - 2011-04-16 - Atlanta Silverbacks
Personal information
Full name Lucas Paulini
Date of birth (1989-03-19) March 19, 1989 (age 30)
Place of birth Buenos Aires, Argentina
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Playing position Midfielder, Forward
Youth career
2007–2009 Tusculum Pioneers
2010 VCU Rams
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2010 Mississippi Brilla 29 (4)
2011–2014 Atlanta Silverbacks 55 (2)
2016 Richmond Kickers 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 3 April 2016

Lucas Paulini (born March 19, 1989 in Buenos Aires) is an Argentine footballer.


College and Amateur[edit]

Paulini moved from his native Argentina to the United States in 2007 when he was offered a college soccer scholarship to Tusculum College. He scored seven goals and picked up 10 assists in his freshman year at Tusculum, on his way to being named the South Atlantic Conference Freshman of the Year, and to the All-South Atlantic Conference First Team. He was named to the All-South Atlantic Conference first team and the All-Region Division II second team as a sophomore in 2008, before transferring to Virginia Commonwealth University prior to his senior year.

During his college years he played in the USL Premier Development League for the Mississippi Brilla.[1]


Paulini turned professional in 2011 when he signed with Atlanta Silverbacks of the North American Soccer League. He made his professional debut on April 9, 2011 in a game against the NSC Minnesota Stars[2] Atlanta announced on November 8, 2011 that Paulini would return for the 2012 season.[3]


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