Ismael Sosa

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Ismael Sosa
Personal information
Full name Víctor Ismael Sosa
Date of birth (1987-01-18) January 18, 1987 (age 28)
Place of birth San Martín, Argentina
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 12 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Number 18
Youth career
1998–2004 Independiente
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2010 Independiente 80 (13)
2006 San Martín (loan) 8 (1)
2009–2010 Argentinos Juniors 34 (12)
2010–2012 Gaziantepspor 74 (8)
2013 Universidad Católica 33 (17)
2014– UNAM 64 (20)
National team
2007 Argentina U-20 7 (3)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 4 October 2015.

† Appearances (goals)

Víctor Ismael Sosa (born 18 January 1987 in San Martín, Buenos Aires), nicknamed Chuco, Termohead, is an Argentine football striker who plays for UNAM of the Liga MX.

Club career[edit]


Sosa, better known as D18S, which stands for God and references his favorite number, began his playing career in 2005 with Independiente. He made his league debut on 20 March 2005 in a 2–1 away defeat to Boca Juniors. In 2006 he had a loan spell with San Martín de San Juan but returned to the Independiente where he played until 2009 making 80 league appearances and scoring 13 goals.

During the 2009 winter transfer window he joined Argentinos Juniors under new manager Claudio Borghi where he started well with 3 goals in his first 6 games for the club. His good form in the Apertura 2009 helped the club to a creditable 6th-place finish and in the Clausura 2010 he was the top scorer for the club with 9 goals in 17 appearances helping the club to win the Primera División for the first time since 1985.


Sosa was given the number 18 shirt at Kamil Ocak Stadium. He made his first Süper Lig appearance on 13 July 2010, in Gaziantepspor's fourth game of the season, in the match away to Kasımpaşa.Sosa scored his first league goal for Gaziantepspor against Bucaspor.

Universidad Católica[edit]

On 7 January 2013, Sosa joined Universidad Católica.


On December 26, 2013, Sosa was transferred to Mexican outfit Club Universidad Nacional.

International career[edit]

Sosa was picked to join the Argentina Under-20 squad for the 2007 South American Youth Championship in Paraguay.


Argentinos Juniors

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