Jerónimo Barrales

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Jerónimo Barrales
Personal information
Full name Jerónimo Barrales
Date of birth (1987-01-28) 28 January 1987 (age 30)
Place of birth Adrogué, Argentina
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Johor Darul Ta'zim
Number 19
Youth career
1999–2006 Banfield
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2011 Banfield 78 (11)
2009–2010 Recreativo (loan) 29 (2)
2011 Santiago Wanderers (loan) 14 (4)
2011–2012 Unión Santa Fe 27 (2)
2012–2013 Huracán 34 (12)
2013–2015 Asteras Tripoli 64 (25)
2015–2016 Sivasspor 7 (0)
2016 Huracán 9 (0)
2017– Johor Darul Ta'zim 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 19 March 2017.

Jerónimo Barrales (born 28 January 1987 in Adrogué, Buenos Aires Province) is an Argentine professional footballer who plays for Malaysian club Johor Darul Ta'zim F.C. as a forward.

Football career[edit]

After playing rugby in his late infancy, Barrales Club Atlético Banfield's youth system at the age of 12, and made his professionals debuts in 2006,[1] going on to establish as a key member for the first team. During the 2007–08 season, both the Apertura and Clausura tournaments combined, he scored eight goals in 32 games as the team ranked third in the former.

On 3 July 2009, Spain's Recreativo de Huelva signed Barrales on loan, with the Andalusians in the second division.[2] At the end the season he returned to Banfield, where he failed to reproduce his previous form, leaving to Santiago Wanderers of Chile in the same predicament in early January 2011.[3] The following year, he returned to his homeland and joined Primera B Nacional's Club Atlético Huracán.[4]

On 5 July 2013, Barrales signed with Asteras Tripoli F.C. for an undisclosed fee.[5] He made his Superleague Greece debut on 18 August, playing the full 90 minutes in a 3–3 home draw against PAS Giannina FC.

Barrales was linked to Standard Liège in April 2015,[6] after solid performances that eventually led him to be crowned league top scorer in the 2014–15 campaign with 17 goals, helping his team to the fourth position.[7][8] In addition, he netted three times in the group stage of the UEFA Europa League, twice against Tottenham Hotspur.[9][10][11]

On 18 August 2015, Barrales joined Turkish club Sivasspor after agreeing to a three-year contract for 1.5 million.[12][13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jerónimo Barrales, opción torera (Jerónimo Barrales, torero option); El Universo, 25 June 2009 (in Spanish)
  2. ^ Jerónimo Barrales se va al Recreativo Huelva (Jerónimo Barrales goes to Recreativo Huelva); Taringa, 3 July 2009 (in Spanish)
  3. ^ Es oficial para Santiago Wanderers, es '9' nato y argentino pero no es ni Bieler ni Morales (Market: It's official to Santiago Wanderers, it's a pure #9 and Argentine but it's neither Bieler nor Morales); Goal.com, 3 January 2011 (in Spanish)
  4. ^ "Jerónimo Barrales pasó a Huracán" [Jerónimo Barrales went to Huracán] (in Spanish). Diez en Deportes. 24 July 2012. Archived from the original on 18 May 2015. Retrieved 9 May 2015. 
  5. ^ Απέκτησε τον σκόρερ Μπαράλες ο Αστέρας [Asteras acquired striker Barrales] (in Greek). Xrima online. 5 July 2013. Retrieved 9 May 2015. 
  6. ^ "Standard Liege set for Barrales bid". SDNA. 2 April 2015. Retrieved 9 May 2015. 
  7. ^ Πρώτος σκόρερ ο Μπαράλες [Top scorer Barrales] (in Greek). Sport 24. 10 May 2015. Retrieved 10 May 2015. 
  8. ^ "Greek Super League 2014–2015 – Top Scorers". Eurosport. Archived from the original on 22 May 2015. Retrieved 10 May 2015. 
  9. ^ "Kane and Lamela inspire Spurs past Asteras". UEFA.com. 23 October 2014. Retrieved 20 May 2015. 
  10. ^ "Spurs squeeze past persistent Asteras". UEFA.com. 6 November 2014. Retrieved 20 May 2015. 
  11. ^ "Brave Asteras come up short against Beşiktaş". UEFA.com. 27 November 2014. Retrieved 20 May 2015. 
  12. ^ "Έκλεισε στην Σίβασπορ ο Μπαράλες!" [Sivasspor closed Barrales deal!] (in Greek). SDNA. 18 August 2015. Retrieved 29 August 2015. 
  13. ^ "Barrales Sivasspor'la imzaladı" [Barrales signed with Sivasspor] (in Turkish). NTV. 20 August 2015. Retrieved 29 August 2015. 

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