Pizarro with Tigres UANL in 2015
|Full name||Guido Hernán Pizarro Demestri|
|Date of birth||26 February 1990|
|Place of birth||Buenos Aires, Argentina|
|Height||1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 30 September 2016.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 28 March 2017
A midfielder, Pizarro is known for breaking down opposition plays due to his positional sense, pressure, defensive attributes, tactical intelligence and for his ability to command the attack from the center of the pitch. Nicknamed "Conde" (Spanish for Count), he is a naturalized citizen of Mexico.
Pizarro made his professional debut in his native Argentina with Lanús in 2009. In July 2013, he was transferred to Mexico side Tigres UANL. With Tigres, he lost the finals of the Mexico Apertura 2014 season and of the 2015 Copa Libertadores. A key player in Tigres, his team won the Mexican Apertura 2015 and Apertura 2016 championships. On July 2017, he was transferred to Spanish club Sevilla FC.
In 2016 Pizarro was named in the preliminary Argentina squad for Copa América Centenario, but was not included in the final squad. He was called up once again in November to play against Brazil and Colombia but did not see any action. Pizarro made his official debut starting against Bolivia at La Paz on 28 March 2017.
- "Argentina recalls Tevez for initial Copa America squad". goal.com. 4 May 2016. Retrieved 3 July 2016.
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