Hugo Campagnaro

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Hugo Campagnaro
Hugo Campagnaro - SSC Neapel (4).jpg
Campganaro in action with Napoli in 2009
Personal information
Full name Hugo Armando Campagnaro
Date of birth (1980-06-27) 27 June 1980 (age 34)
Place of birth Córdoba, Argentina
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current team
Number 14
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1998–2002 Deportivo Morón 103 (6)
2002–2007 Piacenza 127 (10)
2007–2009 Sampdoria 38 (1)
2009–2013 Napoli 118 (4)
2013– Internazionale 20 (0)
National team
2012– Argentina 16 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 4 June 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 11 June 2014

Hugo Armando Campagnaro (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈuɣo]; born 27 June 1980) is an Argentine footballer who plays as a centre back for Serie A club Internazionale.[1]


Hugo Campagnaro on his debut for Argentina.

He started his career at Club Deportivo Morón, played in Argentine second and third division. In 2002, having not played top level football, he was signed by Piacenza, at that time in Serie A.

In summer 2007, he was signed by Sampdoria for their preparation for 2007 UEFA Intertoto Cup.[2] Campagnaro at that time worth €1.55 million cash.[3]

On 9 July 2009 he was contracted by Napoli for €7 million,[4] as part of the deal Daniele Mannini moved to Sampdoria in joint-ownership bid for €3.5 million;[5] he signed a 4-year contract.[6]

On 9 June 2011, he was involved in a serious road traffic accident in the province of Córdoba, Argentina, which killed one of the passengers in his SUV and two people in the other car involved in the incident.[7]

On 6 July 2013, Campagnaro transferred to Internazionale on a two-year deal.

International career[edit]

He made his debut for Argentina national football team on 29 February 2012 in a friendly match against Switzerland, where Argentina won 3–1.

In June 2014, Campagnaro was named in Argentina's squad for the 2014 FIFA World Cup.[8] He made his FIFA World Cup debut in Argentina's 2–1 defeat of Bosnia and Herzegovina at the Estádio do Maracanã, playing the first half before being substituted for Fernando Gago at half time.[9]






  1. ^ Horncastle, James. "Serie A Team of the year". Retrieved 23 May 2013. 
  2. ^ Campagnaro joins Sampdoria influx
  3. ^ UC Sampdoria Report and Accounts on 31 December 2007 (Italian)
  4. ^ "SSC Napoli 2009–10 Annual Report (page 21 to 40)". SSC Napoli (C.C.I.A.A. Archive) (in Italian). Re-Published by ca. January 2011. Retrieved 17 June 2011. 
  5. ^ Comunicato stampa: acquistato Daniele Mannini
  6. ^ Napoli, ufficializzati Campagnaro e Zuniga
  7. ^ [1]
  8. ^ "Demichelis in Argentina squad as trio miss out". FIFA. 2 June 2014. Retrieved 21 June 2014. 
  9. ^ "Argentina 2-1 Bos-Herce". BBC. 16 June 2014. Retrieved 21 June 2014.