Marcelo Escudero

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Marcelo Escudero
Personal information
Full name Marcelo Alejandro Escudero
Date of birth (1972-07-25) 25 July 1972 (age 45)
Place of birth Punta Alta, Argentina
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1991–1992 Sporting Punta Alta
1992–1996 Newell's Old Boys 90 (10)
1996–2002 River Plate 113 (12)
2003 Fortaleza 1 (0)
2004–2005 Olimpo 21 (2)
National team
1994–1995 Argentina 9 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Marcelo Alejandro Escudero (born 25 July 1972 in Punta Alta) is a retired Argentine football midfielder.

Escudero started his career with Sporting Punta Alta in the South Bahia Blanca regional League of Argentine football. Shortly afterwards, he was transferred to Newell's Old Boys in 1992. He made his professional debut in the Argentine First Division with Newell's, where he was part of the squad that won the Clausura 1992 championship.

In 1995 Escudero was selected to join the Argentina squad for the Copa América in 1995.

In 1996, he joined River Plate where he won five league championships, as well as the Copa Libertadores in 1996, and the Supercopa Sudamericana in 1997.

In 2003, he had an unsuccessful spell with Fortaleza in Brazil. His last club was Olimpo de Bahía Blanca where he retired in 2005.

Honours[edit]

Newell's Old Boys
River Plate

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