Guillermo Burdisso

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Guillermo Burdisso
Burdisso playing for Galatasaray on 25 March 2014
Personal information
Full name Guillermo Enio Burdisso
Date of birth (1988-09-26) September 26, 1988 (age 28)
Place of birth Altos de Chipión, Córdoba, Argentina
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 1 12 in)
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current team
Club Leon
Number 3
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2006 El Porvenir 3 (2)
2006–2007 Los Andes 0 (0)
2007–2012 Rosario Central 46 (4)
2010–2011 Roma (loan) 4 (0)
2011–2012 Arsenal de Sarandí (loan) 33 (6)
2012–2015 Boca Juniors 35 (4)
2014 Galatasaray (loan) 1 (0)
2015– Club Leon 49 (5)
National team
2010 Argentina 1 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 5 November 2016.

Guillermo Enio Burdisso (born 26 September 1988 in Altos de Chipion, Argentina) is an Argentine football defender who plays for Club Leon. Guillermo is the younger brother of Genoa defender Nicolás Burdisso.

He has spent his entire career playing in Argentina, apart from a loan spell at his brother's club in the 2010-11 season. Burdisso won his first and, as of October 2014, only international cap for Argentina in 2010 in which he also scored.


Club career[edit]

In 2006, he played for Club El Porvenir, then of the Argentine Primera B Nacional. In the summer of 2008, he joined Rosario Central. He made his professional debut on 27 February 2009, in a 3-1 defeat to Banfield. He scored his first goal in this appearance.

Burdisso impressed after breaking into the Rosario Central first team in 2009, but he could not avoid the Canallas dropping into the Primera B at the end of the 2010 Clausura. He then joined his brother, Nicolas, at Roma for €500,000 (net of VAT) with option to buy for €4.7 million (net of VAT).[1]

Burdisso joined Arsenal de Sarandí in 2011.[2] In 2012 Boca Juniors bought 25% economic rights each from Rosario Central and third parties HAZ Sport Agency respectively, for Argentine peso 3,975,000 and 3,781,875 respectively.[3]

International career[edit]

Burdisso made his debut for the Argentina national team on 26 January 2010 in a 3-2 win over Costa Rica. He scored Argentina's second goal in the match.[4]

International goals[edit]

Goal Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 26 January 2010 San Juan, Argentina  Costa Rica 2 – 1 3 – 2 Friendly





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