Oscar Ahumada

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Oscar Ahumada
Personal information
Full name Oscar Adrián Ahumada
Date of birth (1982-08-31) 31 August 1982 (age 31)
Place of birth Zárate, Argentina
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Defensive Midfielder
Club information
Current team
All Boys
Number 14
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002–2003 River Plate 13 (0)
2004 VfL Wolfsburg (loan) 4 (0)
2005–2009 River Plate 103 (0)
2010–2011 Veracruz 30 (1)
2011–2012 Rostov 2 (0)
2012– All Boys 20 (3)
National team
2000–2001 Argentina U20 3 (0)
2012– Argentina 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 13:44, 23 October 2011 (UTC).

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 04:10, 21 December 2008 (UTC)

Oscar Adrián Ahumada (born 31 August 1982 in Zárate, Buenos Aires) is an Argentine football midfielder who currently plays for the club All Boys.

Club career[edit]

Ahumada made his professional debut with Club Atlético River Plate on 24 November 2002, in a 2–1 victory against Olimpo de Bahía Blanca. He played a small part in helping River to the Clausura 2003 and 2004 championships before moving to Germany in 2004 for a short spell with VfL Wolfsburg, where he joined compatriots Facundo Quiroga, Andrés D'Alessandro, Juan Carlos Menseguez and Diego Klimowicz.

However, in January 2005, Ahumada returned to River. In May 2008, he got involved in a dispute with River Plate supporters,[1] after stating that "we lost because of the lack of support from our fans, they are not like the Boca fans." This altercation began after the elimination at the hands of fellow league side San Lorenzo de Almagro in the 2008 Libertadores Cup round of 16. Outraged River Plate fans wanted him to be sacked from the team, while club coach Diego Simeone warned Ahumada, but stated he would continue to include the player on the team. During the whole crisis after the Libertadores elimination, River Plate still had strong chances of winning the Clausura, and battled head-to-head with Estudiantes de La Plata and eventually won, with Ahumada playing a key role along with Ariel Ortega, Juan Pablo Carrizo and young prospect Diego Buonanotte.

International career[edit]

Ahumada was part of the Argentina squad that won the 2001 FIFA World Youth Championship on home soil.

Honours[edit]

Season Club Title
2001 Argentina Under-20 FIFA World Youth Championship
Clausura 2003 River Plate Argentine Primera
Clausura 2004 River Plate Argentine Primera
Clausura 2008 River Plate Argentine Primera

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pablo Chiapetta (14 May 2008). "Estoy cansado de callarme cosas" [I am tired of keeping things to myself] (in Spanish). Diario Olé. Retrieved 10 January 2010. 

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