* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).
Luis Francisco Zubeldía (born 13 January 1981) is an Argentine former footballer and current manager of Ecuadorian Serie A club LDU Quito. Zubeldía played for Lanús from 1998 to 2004, but retired early at the age of 23 due to osteochondritis. Immediately after retiring, he started working in Lanús as an assistant coach to Ramón Cabrero. When Cabrero left the team, Zubeldía was appointed head coach, becoming the youngest manager ever to take charge of an Argentine Primera División team. He would go on to manage clubs in his native Argentina, as well as in Ecuador.
Zubeldía made his league debut for Lanús on 30 October 1998 in a 2–2 home draw against Independiente. He went on to make 57 appearances scoring 3 goals. In 2004, he retired from football at the age of 23 due to osteochondritis of the knee.
In June 2008, Zubeldía was appointed as the new manager of Lanús, at the age of 27. This made him the youngest manager in the history of the Argentine Primera División. Zubeldía led the team to a 4th place finish in the 2008 Apertura (also qualifying them to the 2009 Copa Libertadores) and a third place in the 2009 Clausura. However, after lower subsequent league finishes and a series of four matches lost in a row in the 2010 Apertura, he resigned from the managerial position. On June 1, 2011, Zubeldía took charge of the Spanish club Almería. On June 17, it was announced that Zubeldía does not meet the requirement to coach in the Liga BBVA because he has not coached a team for 3 years or more, therefore he will not coach Almería.