Matías Urbano

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Urbano.
Matías Urbano
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Urbano during his presentation at Millonarios
Personal information
Full name Matías Héctor Sebastián Urbano
Date of birth (1981-02-16) 16 February 1981 (age 36)
Place of birth Cipolletti, Argentina
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Youth career
1993–2000 Cipolletti
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000–2001 Cipolletti 28 (11)
2001 Almirante Brown 11 (0)
2002 Talleres de Córdoba 7 (0)
2002 Real Cartagena 16 (6)
2003 Macará 19 (15)
2003 Deportivo Quito 11 (3)
2004 San Lorenzo 1 (0)
2004 León 16 (9)
2005 Cruz Azul Reserves 20 (5)
2006 La Serena 15 (9)
2007 Everton 40 (13)
2008 Cúcuta Deportivo 28 (7)
2009 San Martín de Tucumán 13 (3)
2009–2010 Aurora Pro Patria 24 (2)
2010 Santiago Morning 8 (0)
2011 Unión San Felipe 33 (18)
2012– Millonarios 17 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 14 April 2012.

Matías Héctor Sebastián Urbano (born 16 February 1981 in Cipolletti, Argentina) is an Argentine striker who currently plays for Millonarios in the Colombian Categoría Primera A.


Urbano began his career in his hometown playing for Club Cipolletti. He made his debut in first division with Talleres de Córdoba in 2001. He later moved to Colombia where he played for Real Cartagena before migrating to Ecuador to make appearances in the Serie A for Macará and consequently Deportivo Quito. In his first return to Argentina, he signed for San Lorenzo de Almagro, but he was relegated to the bench, playing only in one league game for the cuervos. Struggling to get notice he finally decided to leave the club, and relocated to Mexico where he played for Club León during 2004 and Cruz Azul Oaxaca in 2005. His good performance awoke the interest of Chilean club Deportes La Serena, which signed him for the 2006 season. The following year, he continued playing in Chile for Everton.

In 2008, he transferred to Colombian team Cúcuta Deportivo where he also played in Copa Libertadores scoring 5 goals. In 2009 Urbano joined San Martín de Tucumán making his third spell in the Argentine Primera, but shortly after he joined the Italian team Aurora Pro Patria 1919.

Urbano earned global recognition after scoring a "rabona" goal against Unión La Calera.[1] Six days after his extraordinary goal, he repeated the "rabona" shot, scoring this time against Deportes Iquique.[2]


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