Néstor Gorosito

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Néstor Gorosito
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Personal information
Full name Néstor Raúl Gorosito
Date of birth (1964-05-14) 14 May 1964 (age 52)
Place of birth San Fernando, Argentina
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
San Martín San Juan (Manager)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1982–1988 River Plate 109 (8)
1988–1994 San Lorenzo 110 (36)
1989–1992 Swarovski Tirol (loan) 56 (16)
1994–1995 Universidad Católica 58 (12)
1996 Yokohama Marinos 6 (3)
1997–1999 San Lorenzo 99 (29)
1999–2001 Universidad Católica 39 (1)
Total 477 (105)
National team
1989–1997 Argentina 19 (1)
Teams managed
2002–2003 Nueva Chicago
2003–2004 San Lorenzo
2005 Lanús
2006–2007 Rosario Central
2007–2008 Argentinos Juniors
2009 River Plate
2010 Xerez
2011–2012 Argentinos Juniors
2012–2013 Tigre
2015 Argentinos Juniors
2015–2016 Almería
2017– San Martín San Juan
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Néstor Raúl Gorosito (born 14 May 1964) is an Argentine retired footballer who played as a midfielder, and a currently the manager of San Martín San Juan.

Playing career[edit]

Néstor Pipo Gorosito began his playing career at River Plate, and subsequently had 3 spells at San Lorenzo where he scored 72 goals in 241 appearances. His other main club was Chile's Universidad Católica, where he contributed with 149 appearances and retired with the side in 2000.

Gorosito had a spell playing for Swarovski Tirol in Austria between 1989 and 1991, and in Japan with Yokohama Marinos in 1996. He also made 19 appearances for Argentina national team between 1989 and 1997.[1]

Managerial history[edit]

Gorosito started his managerial career at Nueva Chicago in 2003, avoiding relegation with the side in the play-offs. He was subsequently appointed at San Lorenzo de Almagro, but was sacked in 2004 after a poor run of results.

In 2005 Gorosito was named Lanús manager, but his reign only lasted two months. He was appointed at the helm of Rosario Central in the following year, being relieved from his duties in March 2007.

In 2008 Gorosito guided Argentinos Juniors to a qualification for that year's Copa Sudamericana, the club's first international tournament since 1996 Supercopa Sudamericana. Appointed by River Plate on 8 December 2008, he resigned on 4 October 2009 after underachieving in both Copa Libertadores and Primera División.[2]

On 19 January 2010, Gorosito was named Xerez CD manager, with the side being dead last in La Liga.[3] Despite suffering relegation, he achieved seven wins out of 19 matches, but left the club in July after failing to agree a new deal.[4]

In September 2011 Gorosito returned to Argentinos Juniors, but resigned on 28 February of the following year, after suffering intestinal damage and a fractured vertebra in a car crash hours before his team lost against San Lorenzo.[5] On 23 October 2012 he was appointed manager of Tigre.

Gorosito took Tigre to the final of 2012 Copa Sudamericana, but stepped down from his role on 6 July 2013 after having altercations with the club's board. In October 2014 he returned to Argentinos, taking the club back to the first division at first attempt.

On 23 December 2015 Gorosito was appointed manager of UD Almería, ranked last in Segunda División.[6] On 16 May of the following year, he was sacked after his side was still in the relegation zone.[7]

Personal life[edit]

Gorosito has also worked in TV, as a consultant manager during 2005, on Fox Sports Latin America.

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

[8]

Club Season Competition League Cup Continental Other Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
River Plate 1983 Primera División 7 0 7 0
1984 9 0 9 0
1985 10 0 10 0
1985–86 31 2 31 2
1986–87 32 5 32 5
1987–88 16 0 16 0
1988–89 4 1 4 1
Total 109 8 109 8
San Lorenzo 1988–89 Primera División 37 21 37 21
1989–90 6 4 6 4
1991–92 14 1 14 1
1992–93 34 6 34 6
1993–94 19 4 19 4
Total 110 36 110 36
Swarovski Tirol 1989–90 Austrian Bundesliga 26 11 3 0 1 0 30 11
1990–91 30 5 4 1 34 6
1991–92 21 6 4 1 25 7
Total 77 22 0 0 11 2 1 0 89 24
Universidad Católica 1994 Primera División 30 7 30 7
1995 28 5 28 5
Total 58 12 58 12
Yokohama Marinos 1996 J1 League 6 3 6 3
San Lorenzo 1996–97 Primera División 31 7 31 7
1997–98 36 8 36 8
1998–99 32 14 32 14
Total 99 29 99 29
Universidad Católica 1999 Primera División 29 1 29 1
2000 10 0 10 0
Total 39 1 39 1
Career totals 498 111 0 0 11 2 1 0 510 113

National team[edit]

Argentina national team
Year Apps Goals
1989 5 0
1990 2 0
1992 2 0
1993 8 0
1997 2 1
Total 19 1

Honours[edit]

Player[edit]

River Plate
Swarovski Tirol
Universidad Católica
Argentina

Individual[edit]

References[edit]

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