Maxi Biancucchi

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Maxi Biancucchi
Personal information
Full name Maximiliano Daniel Biancucchi Cuccittini
Date of birth (1984-09-15) 15 September 1984 (age 32)
Place of birth Rosario, Argentina
Height 1.64 m (5 ft 5 in)
Playing position Winger, Second striker, Centre-forward
Club information
Current team
Ceará
Number TBA
Youth career
San Lorenzo
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2001–2002 San Lorenzo 2 (0)
2002–2004 Libertad 2 (0)
2005 General Caballero 14 (2)
2005 Tacuary 10 (0)
2006 Fernando de la Mora 16 (6)
2007 Sportivo Luqueño 19 (8)
2007–2009 Flamengo 45 (5)
2010–2013 Cruz Azul 26 (3)
2011–2012 Olimpia (loan) 21 (4)
2013 Vitória 23 (11)
2014–2015 Bahia 48 (7)
2016 Olimpia 4 (1)
2017– Ceará 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 18:45, 26 February 2016 (UTC).

Maximiliano Daniel Biancucchi Cuccittini, usually known as Maxi Biancucchi (born 15 September 1984), is an Argentine footballer who plays as a forward for Brazilian side Ceará.[1][2]

Career[edit]

Early career[edit]

He started his career playing for San Lorenzo of Argentina.[3] He also played for Paraguayan clubs, including Sportivo Luqueño, where he won the 2006–07 Apertura Championship of the Liga Paraguaya, before joining Brazilian club Flamengo, in July 2007.

Flamengo[edit]

He played his first match as a Flamengo player on 5 August 2007, a Brazilian Série A match against Santos at Estádio Vila Belmiro, in which he came on as a substitute for Roger.[4] And scored his first goal in a 1-0 win over rivals Fluminense in the 2007 Brazilian Série A.

Maxi ranks sixteenth in number of appearances by a foreigner for Flamengo in the club's history.[5]

Cruz Azul[edit]

He joined Cruz Azul of Mexico in 2010. Maxi scored his first goal for Cruz Azul against Deportivo Toluca. After he scored another goal against Tigres. He later scored 2 goals for Cruz Azul on the 2010–11 CONCACAF Champions League.[6]

Vitória[edit]

On 15 January 2013, Maxi signed with Vitória, returning to Brazilian football after about four years.[1][2]

Bahia[edit]

He and his brother Emanuel joined Bahia on 9 January 2014.[7]

Ceará[edit]

He started playing for Ceará on 16 January 2017.[8]

Personal life[edit]

He is the cousin of Barcelona player Lionel Messi[9] and brother of Emanuel Biancucchi who played for Girona in Spain.[10] He is also nicknamed "El primo de Messi" (Messi's cousin).

Career statistics[edit]

As of 18 September 2014
Club Season League Cup Continental State and
Regional League
Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
General Caballero 2005 14 2 - - - - - - 14 2
Total 14 2 - - - - - - 14 2
Tacuary 2005 10 0 - - - - - - 10 0
Total 10 0 - - - - - - 10 0
Fernando de la Mora 2006 16 6 - - - - - - 16 6
Total 16 6 - - - - - - 16 6
Sportivo Luqueño 2007 19 8 - - - - - - 19 8
Total 19 8 - - - - - - 19 8
Flamengo 2007 17 2 - - - - - - 17 2
2008 23 3 0 0 1 0 11 1 35 4
2009 5 0 1 1 1 0 10 0 17 1
Total 45 5 1 1 2 0 21 1 69 7
Cruz Azul 2009–10 15 2 0 0 4 0 - - 19 2
2010–11 11 1 0 0 0 0 - - 11 1
Total 26 3 0 0 4 0 - - 30 3
Olimpia (loan) 2011 34 6 0 0 2 0 - - 36 6
2012 28 6 0 0 8 1 - - 36 7
Total 62 12 0 0 10 1 - - 72 13
Vitória 2013 23 11 3 0 2 0 14 6 42 17
Total 23 11 3 0 2 0 14 6 42 17
Bahia 2014 22 3 5 1 1 0 11 0 39 4
2015 26 4 2 0 2 2 22 9 52 15
Total 48 7 7 1 3 2 33 9 91 19
Career Total 263 54 11 2 21 3 68 16 373 75

Honors[edit]

Sportivo Luqueño
Flamengo
Olimpia
Vitória
Ceará

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Contratações confirmadas" (in Portuguese). Esporte Clube Vitória. 15 January 2013. Archived from the original on 18 January 2013. Retrieved 15 January 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Vitória confirma Maxi Biancucchi e mais dois reforços para temporada" (in Portuguese). Placar. 15 January 2013. Archived from the original on 18 January 2013. Retrieved 15 January 2013. 
  3. ^ "No lugar da cumbia, o argentino quer dançar funk" (in Portuguese). JB Online. 14 August 2007. Retrieved 30 August 2007. [dead link]
  4. ^ "Santos vence Flamengo por 3 a 0 e afunda o rival" (in Portuguese). UOL Esporte. 5 August 2007. Retrieved 30 August 2007. 
  5. ^ "Estrangeiros do Flamengo" (in Portuguese). Flapedia. Retrieved 12 July 2009. 
  6. ^ "Atacante do Fla e zagueiro do Flu vão para o futebol mexicano." (in Portuguese). Esporte iG. 5 January 2010. Retrieved 17 January 2010. 
  7. ^ "Dose dupla: Bahia anuncia irmãos Emanuel e Maxi Biancucchi". Globo Esporte (in Portuguese). 9 January 2014. Retrieved 9 January 2014. 
  8. ^ "Via SMS, Maxi Biancucchi é anunciado como novo reforço do Ceará para 2017". globoesporte.com. 26 January 2017. Retrieved 18 January 2017. 
  9. ^ "Santos vence Flamengo por 3 a 0 e afunda o rival" (in Portuguese). Esportes Último Segundo iG/Gazeta Esportiva. 5 August 2007. Archived from the original on 27 February 2009. Retrieved 20 October 2008. 
  10. ^ "TZ-Online" (in German). UOL Esporte. 1 October 2008. Retrieved 13 December 2008. 

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