Matías Caruzzo

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Matías Caruzzo
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Personal information
Full name Matías Nicolás Caruzzo
Date of birth (1984-08-15) August 15, 1984 (age 32)
Place of birth Buenos Aires, Argentina
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)[1]
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
San Lorenzo
Number 6
Youth career
2003–2005 Argentinos Juniors
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2010 Argentinos Juniors 120 (4)
2010–2014 Boca Juniors 73 (2)
2014 Universidad de Chile 9 (1)
2014–2015 Argentinos Juniors 20 (0)
2015– San Lorenzo 5 (1)
National team
2008– Argentina 6 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 29 March 2015.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 28 March 2017

Matías Nicolás Caruzzo (born August 15, 1984 in Buenos Aires) is an Argentine football defender who plays for Argentine Primera División club San Lorenzo.

Playing career[edit]


Caruzzo came through Argentinos Juniors youth development system to make his professional debut on March 25, 2006 in a 3–1 away defeat to Gimnasia y Esgrima de Jujuy. He went on to establish himself as an important member of the first team squad.

Caruzzo was an important member of the Argentinos Juniors team that won the 2010 Clausura championship. He played in all 19 games and scored a vital goal in their 4–3 win against Independiente in the penultimate game of their championship winning campaign.

Caruzzo followed Argentinos Juniors 2010 Clausura champion coach Claudio Borghi to Boca Juniors for the dispute of the 2010-11 Argentine Primera División season. Boca paid Argentinos a 2,500,000 US dollars fee, plus a percentage of a future sell.[2] In January 2014, Caruzzo signed a contract with Universidad de Chile for 3 years.[3]

National team[edit]

On May 20, 2009 Caruzzo made his international debut in a friendly match against Panama. The Argentine team, made up of players based in the Argentine Primera División, won the game 3–1.



Argentinos Juniors
2010 Clausura
Boca Juniors
2011 Apertura
San Lorenzo


  1. ^ "Matías Caruzzo profile" (in Spanish). Boca Juniors official website. Archived from the original on 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2010-09-05. 
  2. ^ "Caruzzo, finalmente, pasó a Boca". ESPN Deportes (in Spanish). 2010-07-10. Archived from the original on 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2010-07-11. 
  3. ^ "Matías Caruzzo: "Llego a la 'U' para jugar la Copa Libertadores" - LA TERCERA". Retrieved 26 October 2016. 

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