|Date of birth||2 August 1991|
|Place of birth||Miramar, Argentina|
|Height||1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|Playing position||Centre back|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 15 April 2015.
† Appearances (Goals).
Born in Miramar, Buenos Aires Province, Galeano graduated from Independiente's youth setup, and played his first match as a professional on 21 August 2009, starting in a 0–1 home loss against Newell's Old Boys. He scored his first goal for the club on 18 October, netting his side's only in a 1–1 draw with Chacarita Juniors.
Galeano appeared in 34 matches during his debut campaign, overtaking veterans Carlos Matheu and Gabriel Vallés. He also featured regularly during the Copa Sudamericana's winning campaign, appearing in nine matches and scoring once.
- "A pura efectividad" [Pure efectiveness] (in Spanish). ESPN Deportes. 21 August 2009. Retrieved 4 August 2014.
- "Se quedó con las ganas" [The desire stood] (in Spanish). ESPN Deportes. 18 October 2009. Retrieved 4 August 2014.
- "Galeano ya es oficialmente nuevo jugador del Rayo" [Galeano is officially a Rayo player] (in Spanish). Diario AS. 31 July 2013. Retrieved 4 August 2014.
- "Galeano no seguirá en el Rayo" [Galeano will not stay in Rayo] (in Spanish). Diario AS. 14 July 2014. Retrieved 4 August 2014.
- Argentine Primera statistics at Futbol XXI (Spanish)
- BDFA profile (Spanish)
- Leonel Galeano at National-Football-Teams.com