Javier Cámpora

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Javier Cámpora
Personal information
Full name Javier Edgardo Cámpora Bustamante
Date of birth (1980-01-07) 7 January 1980 (age 37)
Place of birth Rosario, Argentina
Playing position Striker
Youth career
Rosario Central
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1998–2001 Rosario Central 16 (2)
2001–2003 Fénix 54 (17)
2003–2004 Rosario Central 24 (8)
2005 Deportes Concepción 20 (7)
2005–2006 Tiro Federal 36 (18)
2006 Cruz Azul 11 (0)
2007–2008 Chiapas 33 (13)
2008–2009 Puebla 14 (4)
2009–2010 Aris 35 (17)
2010 Colo-Colo 13 (4)
2011–2012 Huracán 47 (19)
2012–2013 Racing Club 25 (2)
2013–2014 All Boys 31 (3)
2014–2015 Veria 28 (5)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 26 May 2015.

Javier Edgardo Cámpora (born 7 January 1980 in Rosario) is an Argentine Footballer who recently played for Veria of the Superleague Greece.


He is a striker who has played professional football in Argentina, Uruguay, Chile, Mexico and Aris Thessaloniki FC in Greece.

Cámpora's most notable achievement to date, was becoming the top scorer in the Apertura 2005 tournament of the Argentine Primera. He scored 13 goals despite the fact that Tiro Federal finished 19th and was relegated to Primera B Nacional.

Aris F.C.[edit]

In 21, January 2009 he signed a 1-and-a-half year contract with Aris Thessaloniki F.C. After nine games in Super League Greece (season 2008–09) he achieved to score five times. After having bad times with Aris F.C former coach, Iomar Mazinho, he finally found his position on the team with the coming of Héctor Cúper. He scored 11 times in 26 games at the Greek Superleague,including two goals against P.A.O.K. and two for the Greek Cup (season 2009–2010).On April 2010 he signed a two year contract with Aris F.C but unexpectidly two months later he left from the club for personal reasons.

Later years[edit]

One month later he signed on Chilian giants Colo-Colo but he failed to become a part of the team although he scored 4 goals on 13 matches. After leaving Colo-Colo he signed with Argentinian Huracan where although he had very good presence, 20 matches – 11 goals, the club finally relegated after a 2–0 loss from Gimnasia La Plata in Argentina's relegation playoffs on June 2011.

Veria F.C.[edit]

Cámpora debuted for Veria on 24 August 2014 against Skoda Xanthi. He also played as a team regular in matchday 2 against OFI in Heraklion. He scored his first goal against Kerkyra on 14 August 2014 equalizing Javito's early goal. He scored his second goal for Veria in the Greek Cup first matchday against A.E. Ermionida F.C.. He scored his second league goal against PAS Giannina with a close header after Battión's first header in the six yard box. Cámpora scored his third goal for Veria in a 2–2 home draw against Panionios F.C. with an amazing bicycle kick which was named as the best goal of 9th matchday. Cámpora has also provide three assists to his teammates. He scored his fourth championship goal in a 2–0 home win against Platanias F.C. during the thirteen round of Superleague, taking the rebound from Ben's 35 yard shot. Cámpora scored the opening goal in a 2–0 home win against Niki Volos. Javier scored again, in a 2–1 away defeat against Panionios G.S.S. during the Greek Cup. Cámpora's contract was set to expire on 31 June 2015 but it was terminated after mutual consistency on 26 May 2015. During his spell at Veria he scored five times, had three assists and appeared in twenty eight league games. He also scored twice in four appearances in the Greek Cup.[1]


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