Israel Damonte

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Israel Damonte
Personal information
Full name Israel Alejandro Damonte
Date of birth (1982-01-06) January 6, 1982 (age 35)
Place of birth Salto, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Number 8
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000–2003 Estudiantes 19 (0)
2002 Quilmes (loan) ? (?)
2004–2005 San Martín de Mendoza ? (?)
2005–2006 Gimnasia de Jujuy 33 (5)
2006–2007 Veracruz 6 (0)
2007 Nueva Chicago (loan) 18 (0)
2007 Arsenal 8 (0)
2008–2010 Asteras Tripolis 31 (1)
2010–2012 Godoy Cruz 39 (1)
2012–2013 Nacional 29 (1)
2013– Estudiantes 33 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 8 April 2015.

Israel Damonte (born 6 January 1982 in Salto, Buenos Aires) is an Argentine football midfielder playing for Estudiantes (LP) in the Argentine Primera División. He is a midfielder who can perform in any area of defensive midfield.


He was born in Salto, an important agricultural town in northern Buenos Aires Province.


Damonte started his professional career playing with Estudiantes de La Plata in 2000. After not having much continuity, he was sent on loan to Quilmes for six months. Then he returned to Estudiantes till the end of 2003.

During 2004 to mid-2005, he remained playing for San Martín de Mendoza.

In July 2005, he signed a new contract with Argentine Primera División side Gimnasia y Esgrima de Jujuy where he played a total of 33 matches and scored 5 goals.

In May 2006, he signed a three-year deal with the Mexican team Veracruz.[1] Soon after not having much continuity with the first team, he was loaned for half a season to Nueva Chicago.

In August 2007, Israel was transferred to Arsenal de Sarandí, were his outstanding performances helped the team win the 2007 Copa Sudamericana. He scored a goal in the round of 16 against Brazilian club Goiás.

In August 2010, Damonte joined Godoy Cruz.[2]

In January 2012, he signed for Nacional.[3]


Season Club Title
2007 Arsenal de Sarandí Copa Sudamericana
2011-12 Nacional Uruguayan Primera División


  1. ^ "Damonte externó su satisfacción por haber firmado con el Veracruz". Medio Tiempo (in Spanish). 2006-05-23. Retrieved 2006-05-23. 
  2. ^ "Israel Damonte, otro que se suma a Godoy Cruz". Los Andes (in Spanish). 2010-07-29. Retrieved 2010-08-08. 
  3. ^ "DAMONTE FIRMÓ CON NACIONAL". (in Spanish). 2012-01-21. Retrieved 2012-01-21. 

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