Paparatto started his career with Lanús in 2005 but he only made 2 appearances for the club before joining Tiro Federal of the Argentine 2nd division. In 2007 he made his return to the Primera División Argentina, joining Tigre and helping them to achieve their best ever league finish of 2nd place in the Apertura 2007 tournament. In the 2011 - 2012 season, he helped Tigre once again achieve a 2nd-place finish in league. He also helped the club finish runners-up in the 2012 Copa Sudamericana. Paparatto was named Tigre’s captain ahead of the 2013-14 season.