Omar Merlo

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Merlo.
Omar Merlo
Personal information
Full name Omar Jesús Merlo
Date of birth (1987-06-12) 12 June 1987 (age 27)
Place of birth Santa Fe, Argentina
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Number 5
Youth career
2001–2006 Colón
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006-2011 Colón 24 (1)
2008-2009 River Plate (loan) 2 (1)
2011-2012 Unión San Felipe 36 (2)
2012– Huachipato 100 (4)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 30 April 2015.
† Appearances (Goals).

Omar Jesús Merlo (Spanish pronunciation: [oˈmar ˈmerlo], born 12 June 1987) is an Argentine footballer that currently plays for Primera División club Huachipato as centre back.

Merlo made his first team debut for Colón de Santa Fe in 2006, and quickly established himself as a regular member of the first team squad. In February 2008, he signed up with powerhouse team River Plate, in where won the Torneo Clausura. Seasons later, Merlo was a key player at the squad of Primera División club Huachipato that earned 2012 Torneo Clausura.



River Plate

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