Franco Cángele

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Franco Cángele
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Personal information
Full name Franco Dario Cángele
Date of birth (1984-07-16) July 16, 1984 (age 32)
Place of birth Buenos Aires, Argentina
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Striker, Attacking Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Number 10
Youth career
Boca Juniors
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002–2004 Boca Juniors 36 (7)
2005 Independiente 11 (0)
2005–2007 Colón 30 (6)
2006–2007 Sakaryaspor 26 (7)
2007–2013 Kayserispor 82 (18)
2013–2014 Boca Juniors 6 (0)
2014–2015 Elazığspor 20 (2)
2016- Boca Unidos 12 (6)
National team
2003 Argentina U-20 - (-)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 26 March 2015.

Franco Cángele (born 16 July 1984 in Francisco Madero, Buenos Aires) is an Argentine football striker who currently plays for Elazığspor.

Cángele went through the Boca Juniors youth system to make his debut for the club in 2002, he played a total of 57 games for the club in all competitions, scoring 10 goals. Cángele won three trophies in his time at Boca; the Primera Division Argentina Apertura 2003, the Copa Libertadores 2003 and the Copa Sudamericana 2004.

In 2005 Cángele was transferred to Club Atlético Independiente and then later that year to Colón de Santa Fe. In 2006 and fellow Colón team mate Alejandro Capurro signed contracts with Sakaryaspor in Turkey.

In 2013 Cángele left Turkey for a personal problem, and after a few months training with the first team of Boca Juniors. He confirm the return to the first team this season. The day 27 of June of 2013 Franco, in dialogue with Argentinian Radio La Red on Buenos Aires declare "I am a Boca Juniors player again. I just know about it," declare the midfield of 28 years. As well he added:"I can play as a winger or as a second striker," he predicted, excited for the chance to back to the first team of Boca Juniors.


Season Club Title
2003 Argentina Boca Juniors Primera Division Argentina
2003 Argentina Boca Juniors Copa Libertadores
2004 Argentina Boca Juniors Copa Sudamericana
2007 Turkey Kayserispor Türkiye Kupası

International career[edit]

He came to international attention playing for the Argentina Under-20 team in the 2003 FIFA World Youth Championship in which Argentina finished fourth overall.

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