Franco Mendoza

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Franco Mendoza
Personal information
Full name Franco Daniel Mendoza Bazán
Date of birth (1981-08-18) 18 August 1981 (age 33)
Place of birth Sunchales, Argentina
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Gimnasia y Tiro
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000-2005 Atlético de Rafaela 70 (25)
2005-2006 Banfield 14 (4)
2006 Godoy Cruz 13 (5)
2007 Atlante 12 (2)
2007-2008 Huracán 27 (6)
2008 Olimpia
2009-2010 Emelec 9 (5)
2010-2011 Total Chalaco
2011 Arsenal de Sarandí 5 (0)
2011-2012 Gimnasia y Esgrima La Plata 15 (3)
2012-2013 Santamarina 6 (1)
2013- Gimnasia y Tiro 6 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 17 April 2013 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).

Franco Daniel Mendoza (born 18 August 1981 in Sunchales) is an Argentine football striker currently playing for Gimnasia y Tiro.

Mendoza started his playing career in 2000 with Atlético de Rafaela in the Argentine 2nd division. In 2002-2003 the club won the league and obtained promotion to the Argentine Primera. Atlético were relegated after one season, but Mendoza stayed on with the club until 2005.

Mendoza was signed by Primera division side Banfield in 2005, he then joined Godoy Cruz in 2006 and Mexican club Atlante in 2007.

Mendoza joined newly promoted Huracán in 2007, and helped the club to finish in the top half of the table in the Apertura 2007, and finished as the clubs topscorer in the tournament.

On 2009 Mendoza joined Ecuadorian Emelec.

Mendoza has become known for coming off the bench in the 2nd half of tied games and delivering the knockout goal for his team both in the local tournament and in la Copa Sudamericana 2009.


Season Team Title
2002–2003 Argentina Atlético de Rafaela Primera B Nacional

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