Gastón Aguirre

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Gastón Aguirre
Personal information
Full name Gastón Damián Aguirre
Date of birth (1981-11-11) November 11, 1981 (age 35)
Place of birth Adrogué, Argentina
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current team
CA Temperley
Number 4
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000–2002 Temperley 68 (4)
2002–2003 Olimpo 19 (0)
2003–2007 Newell's Old Boys 90 (3)
2007–2012 San Lorenzo 92 (5)
2012– CA Temperley 80 (4)
National team
2004 Argentina U-23 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16 March 2015.

Gastón Damián Aguirre (born 11 November 1981 in Adrogué) is an Argentine football defender currently playing for Club Atlético Temperley.[1]

Aguirre started his playing career in 2000 with Temperley in the regionalised 3rd division of Argentine football.[2] In 2002 he joined Olimpo de Bahía Blanca of the Argentine Primera and at the end of the season he joined Newell's Old Boys of Rosario.[1] Aguirre joined San Lorenzo in 2007 and established himself as a regular first team player.[1]

Aguirre gained notoriety in late 2008, when during a match between Tigre and San Lorenzo, he accidentally hit a group of pigeons standing on the field, and one of the birds was killed by the impact of the shot.[3]


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