Nicolás Colazo

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Nicolás Colazo
Personal information
Full name Nicolás Carlos Colazo
Date of birth (1990-07-08) 8 July 1990 (age 26)
Place of birth Buenos Aires, Argentina
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Left winger
Club information
Current team
Melbourne City
Number 9
Youth career
Boca Juniors
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008– Boca Juniors 105 (7)
2013 All Boys (loan) 19 (1)
2016– Melbourne City (loan) 17 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 11 March 2017.

Nicolás Carlos Colazo (born 8 July 1990 in Buenos Aires), is an Argentine midfielder who currently plays for Melbourne City in the A-League.

Club career[edit]

Boca Juniors[edit]

At age 9 Colazo joined Boca Juniors, where he played at every youth level. His debut for the first team came on July 4, 2009 against Colón, in a 3–1 Boca victory. His first senior goal came in January 2010, a header in a friendly match against San Lorenzo in Mar del Plata. He scored a goal in the Superclásico against River Plate in January 2011. After the arrival of Julio Cesar Falcioni as head coach for the 2011 Torneo Clausura, Colazo earned a starting role in the Boca squad for the first time.

Loan to All Boys[edit]

In 2013, he was sent on loan to All Boys. Colazo scored one goal for the club, coming in a 1–0 victory over Estudiantes de la Plata in the Copa Argentina quarterfinals.

Loan to Melbourne City[edit]

On 20 September 2016, Colazo joined Melbourne City on a one-year loan deal as the club's second marquee signing.[1][2] Colazo assisted a Bruno Fornaroli goal on his debut, as City picked up a 4–1 win in the Melbourne Derby against Melbourne Victory FC.[3]

Honours[edit]

Boca Juniors
2011 Apertura
2015 Argentine Primera División
2011–12 Copa Argentina
2014–15 Copa Argentina

References[edit]

  1. ^ "City sign Argentine". FourFourTwo. 5 September 2016. 
  2. ^ "City signs Colazo". Melbourne City. 20 September 2016. 
  3. ^ "Cahill magic fires City to massive Melbourne Derby win". Melbourne City FC. Retrieved 18 October 2016. 

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