Milton Casco

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Milton Casco
Milton Casco.jpg
Casco with River Plate in 2016
Personal information
Full name Milton Óscar Casco
Date of birth (1988-04-11) 11 April 1988 (age 31)
Place of birth María Grande, Entre Ríos, Argentina
Height 1.69 m (5 ft 6 12 in)
Playing position Left back
Club information
Current team
River Plate
Number 20
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2012 Gimnasia y Esgrima La Plata 73 (0)
2012–2015 Newell's Old Boys 82 (5)
2015– River Plate 59 (2)
National team
2015– Argentina 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23 May 2019
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 19 June 2019

Milton Óscar Casco (born 11 April 1988) is an Argentine professional footballer who plays as left back for River Plate and the Argentina national team.

Club career[edit]

Casco started playing for Gimnasia y Esgrima La Plata in 2009 and was transferred to Newell's Old Boys in 2012.

In 2015, Milton was close to be signed by Marseille for 2.5 million euros, but after Marcelo Bielsa departure, Marseille retreats from Milton Casco deal.[1]

International career[edit]

On 27 May, uncapped Casco was selected by coach Gerardo Martino for the 2015 Copa América in Chile.[2] He made his debut in a preparation friendly on 7 June at the Estadio San Juan del Bicentenario, filling in for Facundo Roncaglia for the final 29 minutes of a 5–0 win over Bolivia;[3] however, he did not feature in the tournament, in which his country lost to the hosts in the final.

Honours[edit]

Newell's Old Boys
River Plate

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://laht.com/article.asp?ArticleId=2394331&CategoryId=13002
  2. ^ "Gerardo Martino confirmó la lista de 23 convocados y mantuvo a Casco para la Copa América" [Gerardo Martino confirmed the list of 23 squad members and maintained Casco for the Copa América]. La Nación. 27 May 2015. Retrieved 27 May 2015.
  3. ^ Pisani, Sacha (7 June 2015). "Argentina 5-0 Bolivia: Aguero bags hat-trick". Goal.com. Retrieved 5 July 2015.

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