Cristian Raúl Ledesma

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Cristian Ledesma
Cristian Ledesma 25-Mar-2008.jpg
Personal information
Full name Cristian Raúl Ledesma
Date of birth (1978-12-29) 29 December 1978 (age 40)
Place of birth San Isidro, Argentina
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Defensive midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1997–1999 Argentinos Juniors 54 (0)
1999–2002 River Plate 43 (0)
2002–2003 Hamburger SV 16 (0)
2003 Monterrey 16 (0)
2004 Colón 17 (0)
2004–2005 River Plate 23 (0)
2005 Racing Club 5 (0)
2006 Argentinos Juniors 34 (2)
2007 San Lorenzo 17 (1)
2007–2010 Olympiacos 32 (0)
2008–2009San Lorenzo (loan) 34 (2)
2010–2011 Colón 23 (0)
2011–2014 River Plate 45 (1)
2014–2016 Argentinos Juniors 30 (0)
National team
2007–2008 Argentina 4 (0)
Teams managed
2017–2018 Tigre
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Cristian Raúl Ledesma (born 29 December 1978 in San Isidro) is an Argentine ex-footballer. He is nicknamed Lobo ("Wolf"). He was most recently the head coach of Club Atlético Tigre.[1]

Playing career[edit]

Club[edit]

Ledesma began his professional footballing career with Argentinos Juniors in 1997. He then played for River Plate, Hamburger SV in Germany, Monterrey in Mexico, Colón and Racing Club.

After winning the Argentinian league with San Lorenzo, Ledesma was signed by the Greek champions Olympiacos, for roughly €1,800,000 giving him an opportunity to play in the Greek league and the UEFA Champions League. After one year with Olympiacos, he was loaned back to San Lorenzo for one season in August 2008.

On 13 July 2010, Ledesma returned to Colón on a free transfer.[2]

International[edit]

He made his national team debut against Chile, 18 April 2007. He was called up to a friendly against Norway on 22 August 2007. He made his third appearance for Argentina against Australia on 11 September.

Coaching career[edit]

Tigre[edit]

On 18 December 2017, Ledesma was appointed as the head coach of Club Atlético Tigre.[3]

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

River Plate
Hamburger SV
San Lorenzo
Olympiacos

References[edit]

  1. ^ ENTRENAMIENTO 24-09 Y CRONOGRAMA DE LA SEMANA, catigre.com.ar, 24 September 2018
  2. ^ "El Lobo Ledesma vuelve a Colón". Cancha Llena (in Spanish). 13 July 2010. Retrieved 14 July 2010.
  3. ^ Tigre anunció a Ledesma como técnico‚ tycsports.com, 18 December 2017

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