Hugo Bargas

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Hugo Bargas
Personal information
Full name Hugo Christophe Bargas
Date of birth (1986-10-22) 22 October 1986 (age 31)
Place of birth Le Puy-en-Velay, France
Height 1.82 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Youth career
All Boys
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2008 All Boys 20 (4)
2008–2011 De Graafschap 69 (22)
2009 Zwolle (loan) 18 (4)
2011–2012 All Boys 4 (0)
2012 Gimnàstic 5 (0)
2012–2013 Blooming 35 (15)
2013 Oriente Petrolero 15 (0)
2014 Cremonese 2 (0)
2014 Deportivo Cuenca 24 (3)
2015–2017 Blooming 28 (16)
2017–2018 Neftchi Baku 26 (5)
2018– Blooming 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 9 January 2018.

Hugo Christophe Bargas (born 22 October 1986) is a French-born Argentine professional footballer who plays as a striker for club Club Blooming in the Bolivian Primera División.

Club career[edit]

Born in Le Puy-en-Velay through a French mother and an Argentine father, Bargas moved to Argentina at early age, and graduated from All Boys' youth setup. He made his senior debut on 29 September 2007, scoring the last of a 5–0 home routing over CA San Telmo for the Primera B Metropolitana championship.

Bargas appeared 20 times and scored four goals during the 2007–08 campaign, as his side were promoted to Primera B Nacional. On 1 September 2008 he moved abroad, joining Eredivisie side De Graafschap.[1]

Bargas played his first match as a professional on 14 September, coming on as a second-half substitute in a 1–0 home win against Vitesse Arnhem. After appearing only three times in the season, all from the bench, he was loaned to FC Zwolle in January 2009, until June.[2]

Bargas subsequently returned to De Graafschap, being an undisputed starter as his side was crowned champions of 2009–10 Eerste Divisie, scoring 16 goals in the process. In July 2011 he returned to All Boys, with the club now in Primera División.

On 22 January 2012, after appearing in only four matches, Bargas signed a six-month contract with Spanish Segunda División's Gimnàstic de Tarragona.[3] He made his debut for the club seven days later, replacing Fernando Morán in the 52nd minute of a 1–2 home loss against UD Almería.[4]

On 20 April, Bargas rescinded with the Catalans, placed in the relegation zones.[5] In June 2012 he signed a one-year deal with Bolivian side Club Blooming.[6]

On 9 July of the following year, after being Blooming's top scorer in the campaign, Bargas joined fierce rivals Oriente Petrolero.[7] After starting rarely he rescinded his link in January 2014, and switched teams and countries again, signing for Italian Lega Pro Prima Divisione side U.S. Cremonese.[8]

On 19 June 2014 Bargas moved to Ecuador, joining Deportivo Cuenca.[9] On 8 January 2015 Bargas signed a one-year contract with Blooming for his second spell with the club.[10] On 12 August 2015 Blooming won its first Copa Cine Center thanks to two goals netted by Bargas in 4-0 victory over Wilstermann in the final game.[11]

On 28 January 2017, Bargas signed for Neftchi Baku of the Azerbaijan Premier League.[12] In October 2017, Bargas extended his contract with Neftchi Baku for another six-months, until the end of the 2017–18 season,[13] however this was terminated by mutual consent on 9 January 2018.[14]


All Boys
De Graafschap
  • Copa Cine Center (1): 2015

Personal life[edit]

He is the son of Argentina international footballer Ángel Bargas who participated in the 1974 FIFA World Cup.


  1. ^ "Laatste transfernieuws" [Latest transfer news] (in Dutch). Graafschap Fan Site. 1 September 2008. Retrieved 21 November 2014. 
  2. ^ "Futbolistas argentinos por el viejo continente" [Argentine footballers in the old continent] (in Spanish). MDZ Online. 3 January 2009. Retrieved 21 November 2014. 
  3. ^ "Hugo Bargas, el tercer refuerzo" [Hugo Bargas, third reinforcement] (in Spanish). Gimnàstic's official website. 22 January 2012. Retrieved 21 November 2014. 
  4. ^ "La fortuna del Almería mete en la UVI al Nàstic" [Almería's luck sends Nàstic to Intensive Care] (in Spanish). Marca. 29 January 2012. Retrieved 21 November 2014. 
  5. ^ "El Nàstic rescinde Hugo Bargas" [Nàstic rescinds Hugo Bargas] (in Spanish). Gimnàstic's official website. 20 April 2012. Retrieved 21 November 2014. 
  6. ^ "El Blooming empieza la Copa Sudamericana con refuerzos argentino y paraguayo" [Blooming starts Copa Sudamericana with an Argentine and a Paraguayan reinforcement] (in Spanish). Terra. 1 August 2012. Retrieved 21 November 2014. 
  7. ^ "Bargas pasó a Oriente Petrolero" [Bargas moves to Oriente Petrolero] (in Spanish). Deporte Total Bolivia. 9 July 2013. Retrieved 21 November 2014. 
  8. ^ "Hugo Christophe Bargas è il nuovo esterno della Cremonese" [Hugo Christophe Bargas is the new foreigner of Cremonese] (in Italian). La Provincia de Cremona. 19 February 2014. Retrieved 21 November 2014. 
  9. ^ "Bargas es nuevo jugador de Deportivo Cuenca" [Bargas is the new player of Deportivo Cuenca] (in Spanish). Studio Fútbol. 19 June 2014. Retrieved 21 November 2014. 
  10. ^ "Hugo Bargas: Pido disculpas al hincha que se sintió defraudado" [Hugo Bargas: I apologize to the fans that felt disappointed] (in Spanish). 8 January 2015. Retrieved 15 July 2015. 
  11. ^ "Tras derrotar a Wilstermann: Blooming campeón de la Cine Center" [After defeating Wilstermann, Blooming are the Cine Center Cup Champions] (in Spanish). 12 August 2015. Retrieved 13 August 2015. 
  12. ^ "Hüqo Barqas "Neftçi"də". (in Azerbaijani). Neftchi Baku. 28 January 2017. Retrieved 28 January 2017. 
  13. ^ "Errera və Barqas mövsümün sonuna kimi "Neftçi"də". (in Azerbaijan). Neftchi Baku. 13 October 2017. Retrieved 13 October 2017. 
  14. ^ "Uqo Barqasla müqaviləyə xitam verildi". (in Azerbaijani). Neftçi PFK. 9 January 2018. Retrieved 9 January 2018. 

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