Guido Pizarro

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Guido Pizarro
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Pizarro with Sevilla in 2017
Personal information
Full name Guido Hernán Pizarro Demestri
Date of birth (1990-02-26) 26 February 1990 (age 28)
Place of birth Buenos Aires, Argentina
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Defensive midfielder
Club information
Current team
UANL
Number 19
Youth career
2007–2009 Lanús
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2013 Lanús 122 (8)
2013–2017 UANL 150 (5)
2017–2018 Sevilla 24 (1)
2018– UANL 16 (0)
National team
2017– Argentina 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 22:32, 29 November 2018 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 28 March 2017

Guido Hernán Pizarro Demestri (February 26, 1990) is an Argentine professional footballer who plays as a defensive midfielder for Mexican club Tigres UANL and the Argentina national team.

He is nicknamed "Conde" (Spanish for Count), and is a naturalized Mexican citizen.[1]

Club career[edit]

Pizarro made his professional debut in his native Argentina with Lanús in 2009. In July 2013, he was transferred to Mexican club 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. He spent a year with the club and made 40 appearances across all competitions, including 24 in La Liga.

On 7 June 2018, Pizarro rejoined Tigres UANL in a deal reported to be worth around €8.4 million.

International career[edit]

In 2016 Pizarro was named in the preliminary Argentina squad for Copa América Centenario, but was not included in the final squad.[2] 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.

In May 2018 he was named in Argentina’s preliminary 35 man squad for the 2018 World Cup in Russia [3] but did not make the final 23.[4]

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

UANL

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://deportes.televisa.com/futbol-mexicano/2015-07-22/especial-crece-numero-naturalizados-liga-mx/
  2. ^ "Argentina recalls Tevez for initial Copa America squad". goal.com. 4 May 2016. Retrieved 3 July 2016.
  3. ^ http://www.goal.com/en-gb/amp/news/revealed-every-world-cup-2018-squad-23-man-preliminary-lists/oa0atsduflsv1nsf6oqk576rb
  4. ^ "Icardi cut from Argentina's 23-man World Cup squad". Goal. Perform Group. 21 May 2018. Retrieved 21 May 2018.

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