Marcelo Escudero

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Marcelo Escudero
Personal information
Full name Marcelo Alejandro Escudero
Date of birth (1972-07-25) July 25, 1972 (age 42)
Place of birth Punta Alta, Argentina
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1991–1992 Sporting Punta Alta ? (?)
1992–1996 Newell's Old Boys 90 (10)
1996–2002 River Plate 113 (12)
2003 Fortaleza 1 (0)
2004–2005 Olimpo 21 (2)
National team
1994–1995 Argentina 9 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Marcelo Alejandro Escudero (born 25 July 1972 in Punta Alta) is a retired Argentine football midfielder who won five league titles and the Copa Libertadores 1996 with River Plate.

Escudero started his career with Sporting Punta Alta in the regional leagues of Argentine football. In 1992 he joined Newell's Old Boys where he was part of the squad that won the Clausura 1992 championship.

In 1995 Escudero was selected to join the Argentina squad for Copa América 1995.

In 1996 he joined River Plate where he won five league championships, Copa Libertadores 1996 and Supercopa Sudamericana in 1997.

In 2003 he had an unsuccessful spell with Fortaleza in Brazil. His last club was Olimpo de Bahía Blanca where he retired in 2005.

Titles[edit]

Season Team Title
Clausura 1992 Argentina Newell's Old Boys Primera División Argentina
Apertura 1996 Argentina River Plate Primera División Argentina
1996 Argentina River Plate Copa Libertadores
Clausura 1997 Argentina River Plate Primera División Argentina
1997 Argentina River Plate Supercopa Sudamericana
Apertura 1999 Argentina River Plate Primera División Argentina
Clausura 2000 Argentina River Plate Primera División Argentina
Clausura 2002 Argentina River Plate Primera División Argentina

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