Marcelo Cañete

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Marcelo Cañete
Personal information
Full name Marcelo Cañete
Date of birth (1990-04-16) 16 April 1990 (age 27)
Place of birth Buenos Aires, Argentina
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Attacking midfielder
Club information
Current team
Number TBA
Youth career
2008–2009 Boca Juniors
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2011 Boca Juniors 8 (1)
2011 Universidad Católica (loan) 19 (3)
2011–2015 São Paulo 23 (1)
2013 Portuguesa (loan) 18 (2)
2014 Náutico (loan) 18 (1)
2015 São Bernardo (loan) 12 (1)
2015 CRB 21 (1)
2016 São Bernardo 13 (2)
2016– Libertad 16 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 29 November 2016.

Marcelo Cañete (born 16 April 1990) is an Argentine footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder for Libertad in the Primera División Paraguaya.[1][2]


Cañete started his professional career with Boca Juniors, debuting with the first team in 2010. In 2011, he was loaned to Chilean Universidad Católica.[3] After a good performance at Universidad Católica he was signed by São Paulo for three million US$ ($3,000,000). In 2013, he was loaned to Portuguesa. In 2014, he was back on São Paulo's roster but did not perform well. He suffered minor injuries, was taken off the squad and placed in the reserves. He later trained with the Sub-20 squad, in the training center in Cotia. He was loaned to Náutico August 2014.[4]

Personal life[edit]

His mother is from Paraguay.[5]


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