Gonzalo Vargas

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Gonzalo Vargas
Personal information
Full name Gonzalo Vargas Abella
Date of birth (1981-09-22) 22 September 1981 (age 35)
Place of birth Montevideo, Uruguay
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Bella Vista
Number 15
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2001–2004 Defensor Sporting 94 (43)
2004–2006 Gimnasia de La Plata 55 (27)
2006–2009 Monaco 8 (0)
2007–2008 Sochaux (loan) 10 (3)
2008–2009 Atlas (loan) 32 (10)
2009–2011 Atlas 24 (3)
2010–2011 Argentinos Juniors (loan) 22 (4)
2011–2012 Gimnasia de La Plata 23 (4)
2012– Bella Vista 2 (1)
National team
2002–2007 Uruguay 10 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 1 November 2012 (UTC).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 21:24, 3 July 2010 (UTC)
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Vargas and the second or maternal family name is Abella.

Gonzalo Vargas Abella (born 22 September 1981 in Montevideo) is a Uruguayan football striker. He plays for C.A. Bella Vista.

Vargas is nicknamed Turbo because of his explosive dribbles and high speed sprints.

Career[edit]

Club[edit]

He also played for Defensor Sporting (2002–2004) and the Argentine team Gimnasia y Esgrima La Plata (2005–2006). On 31 August 2007, Vargas signed for FC Sochaux-Montbéliard on loan from AS Monaco.[1] On June 23, 2008, he was presented as the new forward for F.C. Atlas, following Bruno Marioni's departure from the club. He was given the number 9 jersey.

Vargas returned to Argentina to play for Argentinos Juniors on loan for the 2010-11 Argentine Primera División season.[2]

National team[edit]

He has been capped by the Uruguay national side 10 times, and he has scored 3 goals.

International goals[edit]

Goal Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 May 23, 2006 Memorial Coliseum, Los Angeles  Romania 1–0 2–0 (W) Friendly
2 May 23, 2006 Memorial Coliseum, Los Angeles  Romania 2–0 2–0 (W) Friendly
3 February 6, 2007 Estadio General Santander, Cúcuta  Colombia 3–0 3–1 (W) Friendly

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gonzalo Vargas prêté par Monaco". http://www.fcsochaux.fr/. Sochaux. 31 August 2007. Retrieved 24 September 2015.  External link in |website= (help)
  2. ^ "Gonzalo Vargas, a préstamo al Argentinos Juniors". Medio Tiempo (in Spanish). 2010-07-01. Retrieved 2010-07-03. 

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