Sebastián Gallegos

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Sebastián Gallegos
Personal information
Full name Sebastián Agustín Gallegos Berriel
Date of birth (1992-01-18) 18 January 1992 (age 22)
Place of birth Treinta y Tres, Uruguay
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
Playing position Attacking midfielder / Winger
Club information
Current team
FC Petrolul Ploiesti
Number 13
Youth career
Danubio
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2012 Atlético Madrid B 6 (0)
2011–2012 CF Badalona (loan) 8 (0)
2012–2013 Peñarol 13 (2)
2013–2014 Como 10 (2)
2014– Petrolul Ploiești 1 (0)
National team
2008–2009 Uruguay U17 5 (5)
2010–2011 Uruguay U20 6 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Gallegos and the second or maternal family name is Berriel.

Sebastián Agustín Gallegos Berriel (born 18 January 1992 in Treinta y Tres) is a Uruguayan footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder or winger for Liga I club Petrolul Ploiești.

Club career[edit]

Gallegos started playing in Danubio F.C. youth system alongside Uruguay U15 and Uruguay U17. After his good performances with the Uruguay national football team youth levels, many well known European clubs showed interest in Gallegos. But finally, on 20 July 2009, he signed a contract with Atlético Madrid B.[1] On 31 July 2011, he was loaned out one season to CF Badalona. After playing eight games in the 2011–12 season, Gallegos returned to his country. On 23 August 2012, he joined Peñarol on a two-year contract.[2] On 9 September 2013, he was signed on a free transfer by Como Calcio 1907, where he played 10 games and scored 2 goals in the 2013–14 Serie C2 season. The following year, he changed teams again and joined Petrolul Ploiești in Romania.

National career[edit]

Gallegos played the 2009 FIFA U-17 World Cup with Uruguay scoring 5 goals in 5 matches and became the championship's top scorer, a title shared with other three players. He had also been capped by the U20 team for the 2011 South American Youth Championship.

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Peñarol

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sebastián Gallegos se sumó al Atlético Madrid B" (in Spanish). Ovación Digital. 20 July 2009. Retrieved 20 July 2009. 
  2. ^ "Sebastián Gallegos se incorporó a Peñarol" (in Spanish). www.capeñarol.org. 23 August 2012. Retrieved 23 August 2012. 

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