Agustín Orión

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Agustín Orión
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Orión with Estudiantes LP in 2010
Personal information
Full name Agustín Ignacio Orión
Date of birth (1981-06-26) 26 June 1981 (age 36)
Place of birth Ramos Mejía, Argentina
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)[1]
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Colo-Colo
Number 1
Youth career
2002 San Lorenzo
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2010 San Lorenzo 126 (0)
2010–2011 Estudiantes LP 73 (0)
2011–2016 Boca Juniors 203 (0)
2016–2017 Racing Club 26 (0)
2017– Colo-Colo 3 (0)
National team
2011–2014 Argentina 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 15 april 2017.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of June 04, 2014

Agustín Ignacio Orión (Spanish pronunciation: [aɣusˈtin oˈɾjon]; born 26 June 1981) is an Argentine football goalkeeper who currently plays for Colo-Colo.

Club career[edit]

Orion was San Lorenzo's first choice goalkeeper in 2007, when he helped the club to win the Clausura tournament.

On 9 December 2009, the goalkeeper left San Lorenzo for 500000 euros and joined Estudiantes de La Plata.[2]

On July 2011 Orion signed with Boca Juniors, where he won the 2011 Apertura.[3] In 2013, Agustín received offers from important European clubs,[citation needed] but he decided to stay in Boca Juniors, because he is an important piece in the team and he loves the club.

On August 2016 Orion signed with Racing Club.

International career[edit]

Orion was called up to the Argentina national football team as third goalkeeper behind Roberto Abbondanzieri and Juan Pablo Carrizo for the 2007 Copa América held in Venezuela.[4]

He made his debut for the Albiceleste against Brazil in the Superclásico de las Américas in September 2011.[4]

In June 2014, Orion was named in Argentina's squad for the 2014 FIFA World Cup.[5]

International appearances[edit]

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

San Lorenzo
2007 Clausura
Estudiantes de La Plata
2010 Apertura
Boca Juniors
2011 Apertura
2015 Argentine Primera División
2011–12 Copa Argentina
2015 Copa Argentina

International[edit]

Argentina

Individual[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil: List of Players" (PDF). FIFA.com. 11 June 2014. p. 2. Retrieved 15 October 2014. 
  2. ^ San lorenzo vendio a orion a estudiantes
  3. ^ "Esto es lo máximo". Diario Olé. Retrieved 15 July 2011. 
  4. ^ a b "Agustin ORION". FIFA. Retrieved 20 June 2014. 
  5. ^ "Argentina World Cup 2014 squad". The Telegraph. 2 June 2014. Retrieved 20 June 2014. 
  6. ^ a b "Brasil y Argentina se enfrentarán en septiembre". FIFA. Retrieved 18 August 2011. 
  7. ^ a b "Acreditaciones de prensa para Argentina-Brasil". AFA. Retrieved 29 August 2011. 

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