Sergio Araujo

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Sergio Araujo
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Personal information
Full name Sergio Ezequiel Araujo
Date of birth (1992-01-28) January 28, 1992 (age 22)
Place of birth Buenos Aires, Argentina
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Anorthosis Famagusta F.C.
(on loan from Boca Juniors)
Number 7
Youth career
Boca Juniors
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009– Boca Juniors 24 (2)
2012–2013 Barcelona B (loan) 34 (7)
2013–2014 Tigre (loan) 19 (4)
2014 Anorthosis Famagusta F.C. (loan) 0 (0)
National team
2009–2010 Argentina U17 8 (6)
2011–2012 Argentina U20 10 (4)
2011–2012 Argentina U23 3 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 10 November 2013.
† Appearances (Goals).

Sergio Ezequiel Araujo (born January 28, 1992) is an Argentine footballer who currently plays for Club Atletico Tigre on loan from Boca Juniors, [1] Araujo, is a fast attacking forward with plenty of ball skill. Araujo is a natural goalscorer, he can play just as easily with either foot and is versatile enough to play as either at centre forward or on the left and right wings.

Club Career[edit]

As of 2011-12 season, Araujo became pretty consistent in his performance for Boca Juniors, and even began starring as one of the first eleven players on the pitch frequently. The talent and performance of this gifted youngster caught eye of several bigwig clubs of global football, including the likes of Real Madrid CF and FC Barcelona.

On July 19, 2012, finally FC Barcelona secured a two-season long loan deal of Araujo for at least 2012–13 and 2013–14 seasons, with an option to buy. He is expected to play for the reserve squad (FC Barcelona B) of the club.

On 17 July 2013, completed a loan to Club Atletico Tigre.

International Career[edit]

During April–May 2009, Araujo represented Argentina at the South American U-17 Championship, where he scored three goals in five appearances. Argentina came second and qualified for the U-17 World Cup.

Subsequently, the forward represented Argentina at the 2009 FIFA U-17 World Cup held in Nigeria. He scored a 59th minute winner against Honduras in Argentina's opening game,[2] as well as a 58th minute winner in a 2–1 victory against Germany in Argentina's second game.[3] Argentina progressed to the round of 16, where Araujo scored to put them 2–0 ahead of Colombia. However, Colombia would end up winning the game 3–2.[4]

Araujo represented the Argentina U-23 national team at the 2011 Pan American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico. Araujo scored in Argentina's opening 1-1 draw with Brazil, where he was red carded in the 85th minute.[5] Argentina reached the final, where they lost 1-0 against hosts Mexico.

Honours[edit]

Boca Juniors
2011 Apertura

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