Marcelo Otero

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Marcelo Otero
Personal information
Full name Marcelo Alejandro Otero Larzábal
Date of birth (1971-04-14) 14 April 1971 (age 46)
Place of birth Montevideo, Uruguay
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1990–1992 Rampla Juniors 40 (16)
1992–1995 Peñarol 57 (29)
1995–1999 Vicenza 96 (37)
1999–2001 Sevilla 40 (2)
2001–2002 Colón de Santa Fe 14 (0)
2003 Fénix 12 (3)
2013– Huracán del Paso de la Arena
National team
1994–2000 Uruguay 25 (10)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Marcelo Alejandro Otero Larzábal (born 14 April 1971 in Montevideo) is a retired Uruguayan footballer who played as a striker. He was nicknamed "Marujo" during his career, and is the younger brother of former midfielder Raul Otero.

Otero played in Uruguay for Rampla Juniors and Peñarol, in Italy for Vicenza, and in Spain for Sevilla. Whilst at Vicenza he won the 1996–97 Coppa Italia.[1]

International career[edit]

Otero made his senior debut for the Uruguay national football team on 19 October 1994 in a friendly match against Peru (0–1 win) in the Estadio Nacional José Díaz in Lima, Peru.[2] His older brother Raúl, a defender, also earned his first international cap in the same game. He was also part of the Uruguayan national side that won the Copa América 1995.[3]







  1. ^ a b "1996/97 Coppa Italia". Retrieved 11 November 2013. 
  2. ^ RSSSF
  3. ^ a b "Copa America 1995 Uruguay » Final » Uruguay - Brazil 5:3". Retrieved 18 August 2014. 

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