|Full name||Nicolás Leandro Vélez|
|Date of birth||4 July 1990|
|Place of birth||Buenos Aires, Argentina|
|Height||1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 10:00, 3 December 2015 (UTC).
Velez is a product of the famed River Plate youth academy having played in the same team as Erik Lamela and Roberto Pereyra, before leaving for another top-tier Argentinian team, Huracan, in search of first-team opportunities.
Nicolás Vélez started his professional footballing career with Club Atlético Huracán at the age of 19.
After being released by his former club in Argentina, he joined Spanish 3rd tier club Atlético Sanluqueño.He left the club in 2013, saying there were “many problems” at the Spanish club, so he asked his agent to look at options elsewhere.
He signed for Warriors FC in the S.League in 2014. He scored a hat-trick for the Warriors against Albirex Niigata (S) in a 4–0 victory, keeping them in contention of the title. In his first season in Singapore, he scored an impressive 21 goals in 26 appearances, second only to Brazilian Rodrigo Tosi (24 goals) helping Warriors FC to the S.League title.Velez capped his first Asian campaign by being named S.League young player of the year.
In the 2015 Singapore Charity Shield which doubled as the first league game of the 2015 season, Vélez scored the only goal of the match, winning the Shield and the first three points of the season for the Warriors. He scored two goals in the next game, a 3-1 win over Harimau Muda. He notched his sixth goal of the season on 24 April 2015 against fellow title contenders Brunei DPMM FC before earning a red card in the 69th minute following an on-field spat.
The South American also earned call-ups to Singapore Selection sides that took on Juventus, Arsenal and Stoke City in the last 18 months.
NorthEast United FC
In August 2015 Velez announced that he has decided to join Indian Super League side NorthEast United. On his joining the Indian side he said "I'm very happy to have this chance, but I'm sad to leave Warriors, because I am leaving behind many friends in Singapore.I want to say 'thank you' to my club for giving me the chance to show what I can do alongside some of the best players in the world."
In January 2016, Vélez joined the Croatian First Football League club Hajduk Split and signed the contract with a two and half years. He made his debut on 13 February 2016 in a 2-0 win against Slaven Belupo . On 30 June 2016, he was released from Hajduk..
- As of match played 2 December 2015.
- Profile of Nicolás Vélez on Goal.com
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- "Weaver: We Gave The Game Away". 24 April 2015. Retrieved 25 April 2015.
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- "NICOLAS VELEZ VIŠE NIJE IGRAČ HAJDUKA" (in Croatian). hajduk.hr. 30 June 2016. Retrieved 30 June 2016.
- "Nicolas Velez". Soccerway. Retrieved 2 August 2015.
- "Awards night signals end of 2014 S.League season". S.League. 7 November 2014. Retrieved 18 November 2014.
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