Antoni Arabí i Serra

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Personal information
Full nameAntoni Arab×­ i Serra
Date of birth (1953-11-13) 13 November 1953 (age 63)
Place of birth Sant Antoni de Portmany, Spain
Height1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing positionWingback
Senior career*
1970-1974Sant Pormany
1987Sant Pormany
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.


Antoni Arabí we Serra (given birth to 13 November 1953) is a Spanish retired footballer who played while the right wingback. He’s also a politician for the Balearic Islands’ People’s Party.

Football career

Blessed in Sant Antoni de Portmany, Ibiza, Balearic Islands, Arabí started his profession with local SD Sant Pormany and in addition represented neighbouring SD Ibiza in his early years, being successful advertising to Segunda División B in 1978 using the last mentioned. He moved directly into La Liga from then on accomplishment, putting your signature on for RCD Español in June.Arabí produced his public debut for the Catalans in 9 Sept 1978, playing the final 19 minutes within a 1–0 house gain against Sporting de Gijón. He have scored his first objective on 29 Oct, however in a 3–4 apart reduction against Sevilla FC.Originally a midfielder, Arabí was changed into the right wingback in 1980 simply by manager José María Maguregui. In the beginning of the 1982–83 period he was appointed captain, changing CE Sabadell FC-bound Marañon.In August 1986, after struggling a serious knee injury within a Copa del Rey match on 8 May, Arabí returned to Ibiza. He made an appearance in a lot more than 200 public games using the Pericos during his eight-year tenure, getting eventually honoured by supporters and club.Arabí retired along with his first membership Sant Portmany in 1987, aged 34.

Political career

After his retirement, Arabí worked well as an athletic director and coach, controlling famous brands Portmany SD, CF Sant Rafel and SCR Peña Deportiva. He was also mixed up in traditional People's Party from the Balearic Islands.