Omar Merlo

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Merlo.
Omar Merlo
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Personal information
Full name Omar Jesús Merlo
Date of birth (1987-06-12) 12 June 1987 (age 29)
Place of birth Santa Fe, Argentina
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current team
Huachipato
Number 5
Youth career
2001–2007 Colón
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2010 Colón 25 (1)
2008 River Plate (loan) 2 (1)
2010 Platense 5 (0)
2011 Unión San Felipe 36 (2)
2012– Huachipato 137 (6)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 1 December 2016.

Omar Jesús Merlo (Spanish pronunciation: [oˈmar ˈmerlo], born 12 June 1987) is an Argentine footballer that currently plays for Chilean club Huachipato as a centre back.

Merlo made his first team debut for Colón in 2006, and quickly established himself as a regular member of the first team squad. In February 2008, he signed up with powerhouse team River Plate, in where won the Torneo Clausura. Seasons later, Merlo was a key player at the squad of Primera División club Huachipato that earned 2012 Torneo Clausura, scoring the winning penalty in the final.

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

River Plate
Huachipato

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