Julio Barroso

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Julio Barroso
Personal information
Full name Julio Alberto Barroso
Date of birth (1985-01-16) January 16, 1985 (age 32)
Place of birth San Martín, Argentina
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Number 5
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2005 Argentinos Juniors 6 (1)
2005–2010 Boca Juniors 5 (0)
2006 Racing Club (loan) 21 (0)
2007 Lorca (loan) 11 (2)
2007–2008 Estudiantes (loan) 8 (2)
2010–2012 Ñublense 44 (1)
2012–2014 O'Higgins 70 (2)
2014– Colo-Colo 84 (2)
National team
2005 Argentina U-20 15 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21 March 2015.

Julio Alberto Barroso (born 16 January 1985 in San Martín) is an Argentine football defender currently playing for Colo-Colo.


Argentina, Spain and Ñublense[edit]

Barroso has played for a number of teams in his early years, like Argentinos Juniors, Boca Juniors, Racing Club, Estudiantes, including a spell in Spain with Lorca and his first experience in Chile with Ñublense.

Barroso was part of the Argentina under-20 team that won the FIFA World Youth Championship in 2005.


On 2012, Barroso is signed for O'Higgins from Ñublense. In 2012, he was runner-up with O'Higgins, after lose the final against Universidad de Chile in the penalty shoot-out.

In 2013, he won the Apertura 2013-14 with O'Higgins. In the tournament, he played in 16 of 18 matches, and scored one goal in the match that finished 4:3 against Rangers de Talca.


For the Clausura 2013-14, Barroso is signed for Colo-Colo for a US$1.1M fee.

In August 2014, it was reported that the Football Federation of Chile had approached the player with a view to representing the Chile national football team, but it was found he was ineligible due his participation at the 2005 FIFA World Cup Youth Championship prior to gaining citizenship.[1]



Boca Juniors


  • Medalla Santa Cruz de Triana: 2014


FIFA World Youth Championship


  1. ^ "Normativa de la FIFA le impediría a Julio Barroso jugar por la "Roja"" (in Spanish). emol.com. 7 August 2014. Retrieved 11 August 2014. 

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