Lucas Pusineri

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Lucas Pusineri
Personal information
Full name Lucas Andrés Pusineri Bignone
Date of birth (1976-07-16) July 16, 1976 (age 42)
Place of birth Buenos Aires, Argentina
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 12 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Deportivo Cali (manager)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1997–1999 Almagro 67 (20)
1999–2002 San Lorenzo 61 (11)
2002–2003 Independiente 32 (10)
2003–2004 Saturn Ramenskoye 9 (4)
2004–2005 Independiente 38 (6)
2006 River Plate 8 (0)
2007–2010 Independiente 70 (3)
2010–2011 Platense
Teams managed
2018 Cúcuta Deportivo
2019– Deportivo Cali
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 18:59, 26 July 2009 (UTC)

Lucas Andrés Pusineri Bignone (born 16 July 1976) is an Argentine retired footballer who played as a midfielder and had success in San Lorenzo and Independiente. He is the current Head Coach for Deportivo Cali.

Footballing career[edit]

Pusineri started his professional football career in 1998 with a local club in Almagro, he had an impressive season of scoring 11 goals in 29 games, he was quickly signed by San Lorenzo where he helped the club to win the Clausura 2001 championship.

During his three years with Club Atletico San Lorenzo de Almagro, Pusineri made 61 appearances and scored 11 goals. In 2002, Pusineri was snapped up by Independiente, where he played a part in their championship season in Apertura 2002. In 2003, he moved to Russian Premier League side FC Saturn. After failing to make any impact on European soil, Pusineri decided to move back to Independiente in season 2004/2005.

In 2006, Pusineri was signed by Daniel Passarella, who took over from Reinaldo Merlo as the manager of River Plate but returned once again to Independiente in 2007.

Manager Career[edit]

During the 2013-14 Championship, Pusineri worked with Adrián Domenech as technical assistant of Claudio Borghi for Argentinos Juniors.

As of January 2018, Pusineri joins Cúcuta Deportivo of the Primera B of Colombia as Head Coach.


San Lorenzo
Cúcuta Deportivo

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