Marcelo Fabian Espina Barrano (born April 28, 1967 in Buenos Aires) is a retired is an Argentine-born football midfielder. He played for a number of clubs in Argentina and Chile and represented the Argentina national football team. In the present, he is anchorman of sports channel ESPN Latin America.
Club career [ edit ]
Espina bagan his career at
Platense in the Primera Division Argentina in 1986. In 1989 he moved to Mexico where he played for Irapuato and then Atlante F.C.. In 1992 he returned to Argentina to play for Lanús, but after only one season he returned to Platense.
In 1995 he joined Colo-Colo in Chile, in his first spell at the club he was part of 3 title winning teams. In 1999 he left Colo-Colo to play for
Racing Santander of La Liga in Spain. After 2 seasons with Racing, Espina returned to Colo-Colo where he retired in 2004.
International career [ edit ]
Espina represented the
Argentina national football team on 15 occasions between 1994 and 1996 scoring 1 goal. [1 ]
Managerial career [ edit ]
After retiring as a player he had spells as manager of
Colo-Colo and Everton in Chile. In 2010 he joined Platense of the regionalised 3rd division of Argentine football.
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