Leonel Vangioni

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Leonel Vangioni
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Leonel Vangioni (on the right) playing with River Plate in 2014
Personal information
Full name Leonel Jesús Vangioni
Date of birth (1987-05-05) 5 May 1987 (age 30)
Place of birth Villa Constitución, Argentina
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 9 12 in)[1]
Playing position Left back
Club information
Current team
Milan
Number 21
Youth career
Newell's Old Boys
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2012 Newell's Old Boys 163 (7)
2013–2016 River Plate 90 (5)
2016– Milan 15 (0)
National team
Argentina U20
2009– Argentina 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of May 29, 2017.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of May 29, 2017

Leonel Jesús Vangioni (born 5 May 1987) is an Argentine footballer who plays as a left back for Italian club Milan.

Club career[edit]

His grandfather Davide Roca, originated from Riesi in the Province of Caltanissetta, Sicily.[2] Vangioni made his professional debut for Newell's in November 2006 and soon established himself as an important member of the first team squad. He scored his first goal in a game against San Lorenzo de Almagro on 4 August 2007. He moved to River Plate in January 2013 for a fee around €1.1 million.[citation needed]

On 14 February 2016, it was announced that Vangioni would be joining Italian club Milan on the expiration of his River contract in July.

On 16 January 2017, Vangioni made his debut with Milan, coming as a substitute for Davide Calabria in a 2–2 draw against Torino.[3]

International career[edit]

Vangioni was called up to the Argentine national team for the first time to play a friendly match against Ghana on 30 September 2009.

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of 28 May 2017[4]
Club Season League Cup Continental Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Newell's Old Boys 2006–07 Primera División 14 0 14 0
2007–08 26 1 26 1
2008–09 34 5 34 5
2009–10 31 1 2[a] 0 33 1
2010–11 13 0 2[b] 0 15 0
2011–12 27 0 27 0
2012–13 18 0 18 0
Total 163 7 4 0 167 7
River Plate 2012–13 Primera División 18 4 18 4
2013–14 35 0 1 0 6[b] 0 42 0
2014 15 1 8[b] 0 1[c] 0 24 1
2015 13 0 2 0 12[d] 0 4[e] 0 31 0
2016 9 0 4[a] 0 13 0
Total 90 5 3 0 30 0 5 0 128 5
Milan 2016–17 Serie A 15 0 0 0 0 0 15 0
Career total 268 12 3 0 34 0 5 0 310 12
  1. ^ a b Appearances in Copa Libertadores
  2. ^ a b c Appearances in Copa Sudamericana
  3. ^ Appearance in Supercopa Argentina
  4. ^ 1 appearance in Copa Sudamericana, 11 appearances in Copa Libertadores
  5. ^ 2 appearances in both Recopa Sudamericana and FIFA Club World Cup

International[edit]

As of 14 October 2014.[5]

Argentina national team
Year Apps Goals
2009 1 0
2012 1 0
2014 1 0
Total 3 0

Honours[edit]

River Plate
Milan

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.legaseriea.it/it/giocatori/leonel-vangioni/LPHFD
  2. ^ Chioffi, Stefano (21 March 2009). "Leonel Vangioni, il gioiello che piace a Maradona". www.corrieredellosport.it/calcio (in Italian). Corriere dello Sport. Retrieved 25 July 2016. 
  3. ^ "Calendario e Risultati | Stagione 2016-17 | 20^ Giornata" (in Italian). Lega Serie A. 16 January 2017. Retrieved 16 January 2017. 
  4. ^ Leonel Vangioni at Soccerway
  5. ^ "Leonel Jesús Vangioni". National Football Teams. Retrieved 21 February 2017. 

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