Julián Fernández

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Fernández.
Julián Fernández
Personal information
Full name Julián Fernández
Date of birth (1989-06-18) 18 June 1989 (age 27)
Place of birth El Arañado, Córdoba Province,
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current team
El Puig C.E.
Number 2
Youth career
Atlético Rafaela
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2014 Atlético Rafaela 28 (3)
2009–2011 Argentinos Jrs. (loan) 5 (0)
2012–2013 Deportes La Serena (loan) 21 (2)
2014–2015 Talleres de Córdoba 6 (0)
2015– Chacarita Juniors 10 (1)
National team
2009 Argentina U20 6 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 13 April 2015.

Julián Fernández (born 18 July 1989) is an Argentine footballer that plays as centre back for Chacarita Juniors.

Club career[edit]

Product of Atlético Rafaela youth ranks, in 2008, Fernández was promoted to the first-adult team. His well performances at Rafaela allowed him be considered in Argentina U-20's 23-man squad for 2009 South American Youth Championship.[1] After his participation for their youth national team, in July, he joined Argentinos Juniors where the defender won the Torneo Clausura 2010 title, which was his first professional honour. However after fail to play at La Paternal-based team, he returned to Rafaela in mid-2011.

On 21 January 2012, Fernández moved Chilean club Deportes La Serena.[2] He debuted against Rangers in a 2–0 away loss at Talca and his first goal came on 11 February in a 1–1 away draw too with Huachipato,[3] which was his first goal in his third game in the tournament, having an impressive season start. On 29 July, Fernández again scored in the tournament, reaching his second goal in a 2–1 home loss with O'Higgins.[4] However after his impressive start at La Portada, the team was gradually deterioring their game to such an extent of relegate to the second-tier, so that he was released.

International career[edit]

On 11 January 2009, Fernández was named by the coach Sergio Batista into the 23-man squad of Argentina U-20 for 2009 South American Youth Championship,[1] where internationally debuted on 19 January in a 1–1 with Venezuela (host nation of the youth championship) at Maturín, where appeared as a starter.[5] In principle Batista frequently put him in the starting lineup, but lost the post after a success challenge of Federico Fernández during a tournament, where Argentina failed to qualify to the FIFA U-20 World Cup held in Ghana.[6]



Argentinos Juniors


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