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|Full name||Federico Nieto|
|Date of birth||August 26, 1983|
|Place of birth||Buenos Aires, Argentina|
|Height||1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)|
|Current club||Deportivo Quito|
|2006–2007||→Hellas Verona (loan)||21||(1)|
|2009||→ Huracán (loan)||15||(5)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of December 5, 2011.
† Appearances (Goals).
He previously played for Almagro, with a loan spell at Scottish club Rangers in 2005, where he scored three times, once in the league against Dunfermline and twice against Clyde in the League Cup.
In 2007 Nieto returned to Argentina to play for Huracán, in 2008 he joined Banfield and in January 2009 he was loaned back to Huracán where he was a member of the squad that finished in 2nd place in the Clausura 2009 tournament.
In 2009 he joined Colón de Santa Fe where he started well with four goals in his first six games with the club.
Since 2010 he is been playing in Atlético Paranaense where, after a not so good 2010 season, he became one of the most important players of the team in 2011, scoring seven goals at a total of seven games played.