Nahitan Nández

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Nahitan Nández
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Nández with Uruguay in 2018
Personal information
Full name Nahitan Michel Nández Acosta
Date of birth (1995-12-28) 28 December 1995 (age 23)
Place of birth Punta del Este, Uruguay
Height 1.71 m (5 ft 7 in)[1]
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Cagliari
Number 18
Youth career
2013–2014 Peñarol
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2014–2017 Peñarol 75 (8)
2017–2019 Boca Juniors 36 (6)
2019– Cagliari 0 (0)
National team
2014–2015 Uruguay U20 18 (1)
2015– Uruguay 27 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 9 August 2019
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 29 June 2019

Nahitan Michel Nández Acosta (born 28 December 1995) is an Uruguayan footballer who plays as a midfielder for Cagliari Calcio and the Uruguay national team.[2]

Club career[edit]

Nández is a youth exponent from Peñarol. On 1 March 2014, he made his first team debut in a league game against Danubio. He replaced Antonio Pacheco D'Agosti after 57 minutes in a 0-2 away win.[3]

He made his last appearance for Boca Juniors on 31 July 2019 against Club Athletico Paranaense in a 2-0 home win. He was substituted by Eduardo Salvio in the 75th minute.[4]

On 9 August 2019, Nández joined Italian club Cagliari Calcio on a five-year deal.[5]

International career[edit]

Nández was the captain and a key member of the Uruguay U20 at the 2015 FIFA U-20 World Cup played at New Zealand being on the starting eleven at all of the four games Uruguay played on the cup.

He made his international debut with Uruguay national football team in 2015, on a friendly game against Costa Rica played on 8 September at Estadio Nacional de Costa Rica replacing Diego Rolan at 37'. The game ended with a home win 1-0.[6]

In May 2018 he was named in Uruguay's provisional 26 man squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.[7]

He was a vital member for Uruguay at the 2018 FIFA World Cup. He played in every game and did not start in only one of the five games his country played.

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of 9 August 2019
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League National Cup Continental Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Peñarol 2013–14 Primera División 5 0 1 0 6 0
2014–15 10 0 10 0
2015–16 28 1 5 0 33 1
2016 12 0 1 0 13 0
2017 20 7 4 0 24 7
Total 75 8 0 0 11 0 0 0 86 8
Boca Juniors 2017–18 Primera División 24 4 2 0 11 2 1 0 38 6
2018–19 12 2 8 0 8 0 1 0 29 2
Total 36 6 10 0 19 2 2 0 67 8
Cagliari 2019–20 Serie A 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career total 111 14 10 0 30 2 2 0 153 16

International[edit]

As of 29 June 2019[8]
Uruguay
Year Apps Goals
2015 3 0
2016 0 0
2017 6 0
2018 11 0
2019 7 0
Total 27 0

Honours[edit]

Peñarol

Boca Juniors

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.bocajuniors.com.ar/el-club/plantel-futbol?jugador=nahitan-nandez
  2. ^ "Uruguay - N. Nandez - Profile with news, career statistics and history - Soccerway". soccerway.com. Retrieved 10 October 2015.
  3. ^ "Danubio vs. Peñarol - 1 March 2014 - Soccerway". soccerway.com. Retrieved 10 October 2015.
  4. ^ "El último partido de Nahitan Nandez en Boca: sacrificio, un increíble gol errado y lágrimas tras una gran ovación de la Bombonera". infobae.com. Retrieved 1 August 2019.
  5. ^ "Bienvenido, Nández!". Cagliari Calcio. 9 August 2019. Retrieved 9 August 2019.
  6. ^ "Costa Rica vs. Uruguay - 8 September 2015 - Soccerway". soccerway.com. Retrieved 10 October 2015.
  7. ^ http://www.goal.com/en-gb/amp/news/revealed-every-world-cup-2018-squad-23-man-preliminary-lists/oa0atsduflsv1nsf6oqk576rb
  8. ^ Nahitan Nández at National-Football-Teams.com