Manuel Lanzini

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Manuel Lanzini
Manuel Lanzini.jpg
Personal information
Date of birth (1993-02-15) 15 February 1993 (age 22)
Place of birth Ituzaingó, Argentina
Height 1.69 m (5 ft 6 12 in)
Playing position Attacking midfielder
Club information
Current team
Al Jazira Club
Number 10
Youth career
2002–2010 River Plate
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2014 River Plate 83 (12)
2011–2012 Fluminense (loan) 37 (5)
2014– Al Jazira Club 22 (8)
National team
2013 Argentina U20 4 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 22 April 2015.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 3 April 2014

Manuel Lanzini (born 15 February 1993) is an Argentine footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder for Al Jazira Club in the UAE Arabian Gulf League.


Lanzini made his professional debut as a 17-year old on August 8, 2010, in a 1-0 home win over Tigre,[1] playing 45 minutes. Lanzini played his second match against Club Atlético Independiente, and assisted Rogelio Funes Mori in his second goal. He played 63 minutes before being replaced by Mauro Díaz. River eventually won the Match 3-2. Fluminense have incorporated the youngster on a loan for the 2011–2012 season. Lanzini scored his debut goal as professional on August 31, 2011, in a Fluminense 2-1 victory over São Paulo, on the Estádio do Morumbi. He returned from his loan in Brazil in the summer of 2012 and took the number 10 shirt. He scored his first goal for River Plate against Belgrano, in the first game of the season and celebrated by kissing the badge.




River Plate


External links[edit]