Mauricio Taricco 'TOTTENHAM FOOTBALLER' - Genuine Signed Autograph 10x8 10687
Mauricio Ricardo Taricco (born 10 March 1973) is an Argentine former professional footballer who is currently assistant coach at French side Bordeaux.
Taricco, whose father was Italian and hailed from Sardinia, was as a full-back capable of playing as right or left back who initially played from 1993 to 2004. He began his career in his native Argentina for Argentinos Juniors before transferring to England where he spent the next 10 years representing Ipswich Town, Tottenham Hotspur and West Ham United. He suffered a hamstring injury on his debut for West Ham and agreed to cancel his contract after the game, retiring from professional football. He later playing for lower league Italian side A.S. Villasimius and Castiadas before later joining Brighton & Hove Albion as an assistant manager to Gus Poyet in 2009. He also resumed his professional football career in the 2010–11 season before retiring for the second time at the end of the 2012–13 season and would go on to follow Poyet to Sunderland, AEK Athens, Real Betis, Shanghai Shenhua and Bordeaux during the following seasons.