Darío Scotto

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Darío Scotto
Personal information
Full name Darío Oscar Scotto
Date of birth (1969-09-01) September 1, 1969 (age 47)
Place of birth Buenos Aires, Argentina
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1987–1992 Platense 120 (26)
1992 Sporting de Gijón 19 (3)
1993 Necaxa 22 (0)
1994–1995 Rosario Central 33 (15)
1995–1996 Boca Juniors 26 (7)
1996–1997 Rosario Central 11 (2)
1997 Gimnasia y Tiro 14 (4)
1998–2000 Argentinos Juniors 43 (13)
2000 Cerro Porteño 1 (0)
2001 Santiago Wanderers 8 (3)
2003 Aurora 4 (0)
National team
1989 Argentina U20 4 (0)
1992 Argentina 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 24 November 2007.

Darío Oscar Scotto (born September 1, 1969 in Buenos Aires) is a former Argentine footballer. He currently played club football in Argentina Spain, Mexico, Paraguay, Chile and Bolivia and played for the Argentina national football team.

Scotto started his professional career with Platense in 1987. He became a consistent goalscorer, tying Diego Latorre as the topscorer of the 1992 Clausura. this achievement won him a call up to the Argentina national team[1] and a move to Spanish side Sporting de Gijón.

In 1993 Scotto was signed by Mexican club Necaxa but he soon returned to Argentina where he signed for Rosario Central. In 1995, he joined Boca Juniors where he played alongside Diego Maradona. After a good season in the Apertura 1995 where he scored 7 goals, he struggled to maintain his form and returned to Rosario Central in 1996.

In 1997, he endured a desperate season with Gimnasia y Tiro before joining Argentinos Juniors in 1998.

In the latter part of his career he played for Cerro Porteño in Paraguay, Santiago Wanderers in Chile and Aurora in Bolivia. He retired in 2003.


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