Martín Rivero

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Martín Rivero
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Colorado Rapids Game 4/1/12
Personal information
Full name Martín Horacio Rivero
Date of birth (1989-11-13) November 13, 1989 (age 28)
Place of birth Roldán, Argentina
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Defensive midfielder
Club information
Current team
Number 19
Youth career
2006–2008 Rosario Central
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2014 Rosario Central 53 (5)
2012–2013 Colorado Rapids (loan) 47 (3)
2014 Chivas USA 7 (0)
2015–2016 Aldosivi 32 (0)
2016–2017 Unión de Santa Fe 14 (0)
2017– Patronato 7 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 6 November 2017.

Martín Horacio Rivero (born November 13, 1989 in Roldán) is an Argentine footballer who currently plays for Club Atlético Patronato.


Rivero began his career in the youth ranks of Rosario Central and made his first team debut as a teenager during the 2008 season. He made his debut on June 20, 2008 in a 2-1 defeat to Argentinos Juniors in the 2007–08 Argentine Primera División season.[1] Playing primarily as an attacking midfielder Rivero scored five goals over 53 games for Rosario Central.

On February 16, 2012, Rivero signed a loan deal with Major League Soccer side Colorado Rapids from Rosario Central.[2]

On January 14, 2014 It was announced by the Rapids that Rivero would not be returning for the 2014 season.[3]

He was traded by Colorado to Chivas USA on April 10, 2014 in exchange for a fourth-round 2015 MLS SuperDraft pick.[4]


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