Gastón Puerari

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Gastón Puerari
Personal information
Full name Leonardo Gastón Puerari Torres
Date of birth (1986-01-23) January 23, 1986 (age 31)
Place of birth Paysandú, Uruguay
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Number 16
Youth career
2004–2007 Selección de Paysandú
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2009 Rampla Juniors 30 (6)
2008 Emelec (loan) 3 (0)
2009–2010 Montevideo Wanderers 35 (8)
2011 Chicago Fire 14 (1)
2011 Atlas 3 (0)
2012–2013 Defensor Sporting 9 (1)
2013–2014 El Tanque Sisley 6 (1)
2014–2015 Juventud 43 (12)
2015– Municipal 40 (20)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of September 17, 2015.

Gastón Puerari (born 23 January 1986 in Paysandú) is an Uruguayan footballer who currently plays for Municipal in the Liga Nacional de Fútbol



Puerari, a diminutive striker who can play as a left or right winger, started his career with Selección de Paysandú. After impressing several First Division clubs he joined Rampla Juniors in 2007. With Rampla Juniors Puerari appeared in 30 league matches and scored 6 goals. During the 2008 season he was loaned to top Ecuadorian club Emelec.[1] Following a short stint in the Ecuadorian top flight he returned to Rampla Juniors.

In 2009, he joined Montevideo Wanderers and quickly established himself as a key player for the top Uruguayan side.[2] In the 2010 Apertura season Puerari scored 5 goals in fourteen matches with Wanderers.

United States[edit]

On February 3, 2011 it was announced that Puerari was joining Chicago Fire in Major League Soccer. After starting off very well with the MLS club, Puerari failed to impress.[3]


On June 15, 2011, having played just fourteen MLS games for Chicago, it was announced that Puerari had been sold to Club Atlas in Primera División de México.[4]


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