Marcelo Gómez

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Marcelo Gómez
Personal information
Full name Marcelo Adrián Gómez
Date of birth (1970-12-08) December 8, 1970 (age 46)
Place of birth Buenos Aires, Argentina
Playing position Defensive midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1990–1997 Vélez Sársfield 189 (4)
1998–2003 River Plate 33 (1)
2000 Gimnasia (LP) (loan) 33 (5)
2001 Al-Ittihad (loan)
2001–2002 Huracán (loan) 11 (0)
2003–2004 L.D. Alajuelense
National team
1995 Argentina 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Marcelo Adrián Gómez (born December 8, 1970) is an Argentine former footballer. He is best known for his seven-year period (1990–1997) in Vélez Sársfield, where he played 189 games (4 goals) and won 8 titles.

Gómez now works as a scout for Vélez Sársfield.[1]

Club career[edit]

Gómez was formed in Vélez Sársfield's youth divisions. He made his first team debut in 1990, and played with the team until 1997. During the period, he won 3 national league titles and 5 international competitions, in what became the team's most successful era. He was a starter in Vélez 2–0 victory over AC Milan for the 1994 Intercontinental Cup.

The midfielder joined River Plate in 1998. He played there briefly, and was then loaned to Gimnasia y Esgrima La Plata, Al-Ittihad (Saudi Arabia) and Huracán. His contract with River expired in 2003, and he ended his career playing in Costa Rica for LD Alajuelense.

International career[edit]

Gómez played one game with the Argentine national team, a 2-1 victory over Paraguay on June 14, 1995.

Honours[edit]

Vélez Sársfield
River Plate
Al-Ittihad
L. D. Alajuelense

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Vélez Sarsfield estuvo probando jugadores en Gral. Villegas". Master News (in Spanish). 2010-11-13. Retrieved 2010-11-22. 

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