Norberto Paparatto

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Norberto Paparatto
Personal information
Full name Norberto Javier Paparatto
Date of birth (1984-01-03) January 3, 1984 (age 31)
Place of birth Adrogué, Argentina
Height 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in)
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current team
Portland Timbers
Number 23
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2006 Lanús 2 (0)
2006–2007 Tiro Federal 19 (1)
2007–2014 Tigre 126 (1)
2014– Portland Timbers 14 (0)
2015 Portland Timbers 2 (loan) 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 3 May 2015 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).

Norberto Javier Paparatto (born 3 January 1984) is an Argentine footballer currently playing for Portland Timbers.


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.

On January 15, 2014, Paparatto signed with Major League Soccer club Portland Timbers.[1]


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