Gustavo Barros Schelotto

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Gustavo Barros Schelotto
Personal information
Full name Gustavo Barros Schelotto
Date of birth (1973-05-04) 4 May 1973 (age 41)
Place of birth La Plata, Argentina
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 7 12 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1992–1997 Gimnasia Esgrima La Plata 135 (9)
1997 Boca Juniors 5 (0)
1998 Unión Santa Fe 13 (0)
1998–2000 Boca Juniors 45 (3)
2001 Villarreal CF 7 (0)
2001–2002 Racing Club 30 (1)
2002–2004 Rosario Central 41 (4)
2004 Gimnasia Esgrima La Plata 9 (0)
2005 Alianza Lima 6 (0)
2006 Puerto Rico Islanders 23 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Gustavo Barros Schelotto (born 4 May 1973) is an Argentine former footballer who played as a midfielder. He is the twin brother of Guillermo Barros Schelotto.

Playing career[edit]

Born in La Plata, Barros Schelotto came through the youth system at Club de Gimnasia y Esgrima La Plata with his brother Guillermo. Gustavo made his Primera debut against Club Atlético Vélez Sársfield on 4 October 1992.[1] They helped the team to win the Copa Centenario (the AFA Centenary Cup) in 1993.

In 1996, Guillermo was signed by Argentine giants Boca Juniors and Gustavo followed him there in 1997. He was part of 3 national leagues winning squads and helped the team to win the 2000 Libertadores Cup and the Copa Intercontinental later that year. Barros Schelotto played 65 games for Boca in all competitions, scoring 6 goals.

In January 2001, Barros Schelotto had a small La Liga stint, joining Spanish side Villarreal CF, before returning to Argentina to join Racing Club de Avellaneda where he won the 2001 Apertura 2001. He then went on to play for Rosario Central before returning to Gimnasia de La Plata.

In 2005 Schelotto joined Peruvian outfit Alianza Lima, and in 2006 moved to Puerto Rico Islanders of the USL First Division in the United States where he played 23 games and scored 3 goals.

In 2009 Schelotto worked as an assistant coach to Gregorio Perez in Olimpia of Paraguay

National titles[edit]

Season Club Title
1993 Argentina Gimnasia de La Plata Centenary Cup
Apertura 1998 Argentina Boca Juniors Argentine League
Clausura 1999 Argentina Boca Juniors Argentine League
Apertura 2000 Argentina Boca Juniors Argentine League
Apertura 2001 Argentina Racing Club Argentine League

International titles[edit]

Season Club Title
2000 Argentina Boca Juniors Libertadores Cup
2000 Argentina Boca Juniors Intercontinental Cup

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Barros Schelotto Gvo" (in Spanish). GELP.org. Retrieved 28 April 2012. 

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