Damián Lizio

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Lizio.
Damián Lizio
Personal information
Full name Damián Emmanuel Lizio
Date of birth (1989-06-30) 30 June 1989 (age 27)
Place of birth Florida, Argentina
Height 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Playing position Attacking midfielder
Club information
Current team
Oriente Petrolero
Youth career
2004–2007 River Plate
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2010 River Plate 3 (0)
2009–2010 Córdoba (loan) 14 (0)
2010–2011 Anorthosis Famagusta 11 (2)
2011–2014 Bolívar 73 (10)
2013 Unión de Santa Fe (loan) 16 (2)
2013 Al-Arabi (loan) 11 (4)
2014–2015 O'Higgins (loan) 27 (1)
2015 Bolívar 15 (3)
2016 Botafogo 0 (0)
2017– Oriente Petrolero 7 (1)
National team
2009 Argentina U20 4 (0)
2014– Bolivia 11 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 25 April 2015.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 18 February 2017

Damián Emmanuel Lizio (born 30 June 1989) is an Argentina-born Bolivian footballer that currently plays for Liga de Fútbol Profesional Boliviano club Oriente Petrolero as attacking midfielder.

Club career[edit]

River Plate[edit]

Born in Florida, Buenos Aires, Lizio came through the youth ranks at Argentine Primera División club River Plate, making his official debut on 10 November 2007 against Huracán in a 2–1 away loss, playing the full 90 minutes of the game. His second appearance for the team was in a 2–0 defeat against Banfield on 8 December. The next season, Lizio won the 2008 Clausura Tournament under the coach Diego Simeone, being this his first professional title, despite not making an appearance in the competition.

After an entire season without play, he returned to the action with the coach Néstor Gorosito, who made him add minutes in a 2–0 away victory over Independiente at the Estadio Monumental Antonio Vespucio Liberti. Lizio came off the bench in the 82nd minute in place of Cristian Fabbiani, playing only eight minutes in the match.

Al Arabi[edit]

On 30 June 2013 Damián signed for Al-Arabi. He ran away after 3 months with the club but since playing in the Federation Cup he is allowed a medal.


In 2014, Lizio is signed by the Chilean club O'Higgins for the 2014-15 season.[1]

International career[edit]

Argentina U-20[edit]

In January 2009 Lizio was selected to join the Argentina under-20 squad for the 2009 South American Youth Championship in Venezuela.


In 2014, Lizio accepted to play for Bolivian national team and made his debut in a non-unofficial FIFA friendly on 13 October against the Brazil under-23s at Cuiabá, where he scored his side's goal in a 3–1 defeat.[2] On 18 November 2014, he scored his first goal in a 3–2 friendly home win over Venezuela.

International goal[edit]

Score and result list Bolivia's goal tally first.
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 18 November 2014 Estadio Hernando Siles, La Paz  Venezuela 2–1 3–2 Friendly

Career statistics[edit]


As of 16 January 2015
Club Season League Copa Chile Supercopa Continental Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
O'Higgins 2014–15[3] Primera División 27 1 4 2 20 3
Career total 27 1 4 2 0 0 0 0 31 3



River Plate


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