Gastón Cellerino

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Gastón Cellerino
Personal information
Full name Gastón Andrés Javier Cellerino Grasso
Date of birth (1986-06-26) 26 June 1986 (age 28)
Place of birth Viedma, Argentina
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Santiago Wanderers
Number 9
Youth career
1997–2006 Boca Juniors
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007 U. San Martín 13 (6)
2008 Rangers 31 (22)
2009–2013 Livorno 31 (2)
2010 Celta Vigo (loan) 11 (1)
2011 Racing Club (loan) 2 (0)
2012 U. La Calera (loan) 24 (11)
2013– Santiago Wanderers 52 (14)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 30 March 2015.
† Appearances (Goals).

Gastón Andrés Javier Cellerino Grasso (born 26 June 1986) is an Argentine footballer that currently plays for Chilean Primera División club Santiago Wanderers as striker.

Club career[edit]

Cellerino began his career at Boca Juniors football academy (despite of support River Plate).

In January 2007, he left Boca youth ranks and joined Peruvian first-tier side Universidad San Martín, where helped the team to reach the league title. However shortly after achieving the league title, on mid-year was on trial at Peñarol but failed to join the team.

After his spell at Peru and their other unsuccessful at Uruguay, Cellerino signed for Chilean Primera División club Rangers to play the Torneo de Apertura, having his breakthrough season the following year's half netting 16 goals and being runner-up in the Torneo Clausura top-scorers table behind Lucas Barrios.[1] However in the same tournament, he scored a bicycle kick goal in the playoffs first-leg semifinal against Palestino, which was applauded by the referee Carlos Chandía.[2]

On 25 January 2009, was reported that Cellerino will move to Serie B club Livorno, after refuse other offer from Lazio and Chilean powerhouse Colo-Colo previously.[3]

In January 2010, Celta Vigo signed him on loan to play at the Liga Adelante, being loaned again in June 2011 to Argentina's Racing Club, which would his first professional spell in his homeland.

On 10 February 2012, after being released by Livorno, Cellerino returned to Chile and signed for first-tier Unión La Calera, team that beat O'Higgins' interest on his services.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gastón Cellerino: Clausura 2008". Terra.cl. Retrieved 12 December 2008. 
  2. ^ "Si hasta el árbitro lo aplaudió". El Mercurio.com. Retrieved 25 December 2008. 
  3. ^ "Arriva in amaranto la punta Gastón Cellerino" (in Italian). AS Livorno Calcio. 2009-01-24. Retrieved 2009-01-25. 
  4. ^ "Gastón Cellerino se convirtió en el nuevo refuerzo de Unión La Calera". Terra.cl. Retrieved 10 February 2012. 

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