Marcelo Herrera (footballer, born 1992)

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Marcelo Herrera
Personal information
Full name Luis Marcelo Herrera
Date of birth (1992-02-26) 26 February 1992 (age 26)
Place of birth Ledesma, Argentina
Height 1.82 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Belgrano
Youth career
Club Ledesma
Nueva Chicago
Lanús
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012–2019 Lanús 48 (1)
2014Talleres (loan) 9 (0)
2015Olimpo (loan) 12 (1)
2019– Belgrano 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 20:58, 4 January 2019 (UTC)

Luis Marcelo Herrera (born 26 February 1992) is an Argentine professional footballer who plays as a defender for Belgrano.[1]

Career[edit]

Herrera had youth spells with Club Ledesma and Nueva Chicago before joining Lanús.[2][3] His Lanús senior career began in 2012, he was an unused substitute for a win over San Martín in the Argentine Primera División on 15 November.[1][4] His professional debut arrived later in the 2012–13 season, on 11 March 2013, against Arsenal de Sarandí.[1] He made two more appearances in all competitions for Lanús, prior to leaving on loan in July 2014 to play for Torneo Federal A's Talleres.[1] Fourteen appearances followed as the club were beaten in a promotion play-off final.[1] On 19 January 2015, Herrera joined Primera División side Olimpo on loan.[1]

His first senior goal came in his tenth appearance versus Gimnasia y Esgrima on 3 October.[1] In total, Herrera scored one goal in fourteen games for Olimpo.[1] He went on to play forty-three times over the following two seasons for Lanús, whilst also scoring his first goal for the club during a 4–2 victory against Banfield in April 2017.[1] January 2019 saw Herrera sign for Belgrano.[5]

Career statistics[edit]

As of 4 January 2019.[1]
Club statistics
Club Season League Cup[a] League Cup Continental[b] Other[c] Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Lanús 2012–13 Primera División 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 0
2013–14 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2014 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 6 0 0 0 0 0 6 0
2016–17 25 1 3 0 7[d] 0 2[e] 0 37 1
2017–18 12 0 1 0 2[f] 0 0 0 15 0
2018–19 3 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 6 0
Total 48 1 6 0 11 0 2 0 67 1
Talleres (loan) 2014 Torneo Federal A 9 0 1 0 4[g] 0 14 0
Olimpo (loan) 2015 Primera División 12 1 0 0 2[h] 0 14 1
Belgrano 2018–19 Primera División 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career total 63 2 7 0 11 0 8 0 89 2
  1. ^ Includes the Copa Argentina
  2. ^ Includes the Copa Libertadores and Copa Sudamericana
  3. ^ Includes the Copa Bicentenario, Supercopa Argentina, Torneo Federal A play-offs and Primera División play-offs
  4. ^ Two appearances in 2016 Copa Sudamericana, five appearances in 2017 Copa Libertadores
  5. ^ One appearance in 2016 Copa Bicentenario, one appearance in 2016 Supercopa Argentina
  6. ^ Two appearances in 2017 Copa Libertadores
  7. ^ Four appearances in 2014 Torneo Federal A play-offs
  8. ^ Two appearances in 2015 Primera División play-offs

Honours[edit]

Lanús[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k "Marcelo Herrera profile". Soccerway. 17 March 2018. Retrieved 17 March 2018.
  2. ^ "Herrera, ledesmense campeón con Lanús". El Tribuno. 20 June 2016. Retrieved 17 March 2018.
  3. ^ "Entra algo de platita". Olé. 13 May 2012. Retrieved 17 March 2018.
  4. ^ "Marcelo Herrera profile". BDFA. 17 March 2018. Retrieved 17 March 2018.
  5. ^ "Marcelo Herrera, nuevo jugador de Belgrano". Marca. 4 January 2019. Retrieved 17 March 2018.

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