Pedro De la Vega

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Pedro De la Vega
Personal information
Full name Pedro De la Vega
Date of birth (2001-02-07) 7 February 2001 (age 18)
Place of birth Olavarría, Argentina
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)[1]
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Lanús
Number 39
Youth career
Ferrocarril Sud
2015–2018 Lanús
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2018– Lanús 10 (0)
National team
2019 Argentina U20 12 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 10:53, 5 June 2019 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 10:53, 5 June 2019 (UTC)

Pedro De la Vega (born 7 February 2001) is an Argentine professional footballer who plays as a forward for Lanús.[2]

Club career[edit]

De la Vega started his career in the youth of Ferrocarril Sud, prior to joining Lanús in 2015; having previously been rejected in trials with Boca Juniors and River Plate.[3][4] Having been moved into the Argentine Primera División club's first-team squad for 2018–19, De la Vega was selected for his professional debut on 16 September 2018 during a home loss to Racing Club.[2][5] He made two further appearances in September against Newell's Old Boys and River Plate respectively.[2][6][7] He scored his first goal in the 2019 Copa de la Superliga, netting in a round of sixteen defeat to Vélez Sarsfield.[2]

International career[edit]

In October 2018, De la Vega was selected to train with the Argentina U20s.[8] In December, De la Vega was picked for the 2019 South American U-20 Championship.[9] In the succeeding May, Fernando Batista called De la Vega up for the 2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Poland.[10] He featured twelve times across the two tournaments.[2]

Career statistics[edit]

As of 5 June 2019.[2]
Club statistics
Club Season League Cup League Cup Continental Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Lanús 2018–19 Primera División 10 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 13 1
Career total 10 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 13 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pedro De la Vega". World Football. Retrieved 5 June 2019.
  2. ^ a b c d e f "Argentina - P. De la Vega". Soccerway. Retrieved 16 October 2018.
  3. ^ "Quién es el 39 de Lanús? Pedro De La Vega, el joven de 17 años que Boca y River no quisieron y ayer fue la figura Granate". Infobae. 17 September 2018. Retrieved 16 October 2018.
  4. ^ "Pepo de la Vega debutó en Lanús con 17 años y recibió una ovación cuando volvió al colegio". La Nación. 19 September 2018. Retrieved 16 October 2018.
  5. ^ "Ficha Estadistica de PEDRO DE LA VEGA". BDFA. Retrieved 16 October 2018.
  6. ^ "Quién es Pedro De La Vega, el pibe que alterna entre Lanús y el colegio secundario". Goal. 29 September 2018. Retrieved 16 October 2018.
  7. ^ "Argentina, Pedro De La Vega esordisce con il Lanus a 17 anni. E in classe..." Fox Sports. 22 September 2018. Retrieved 16 October 2018.
  8. ^ "Pedro De la Vega, de abanderado en el colegio a entrenar con la Selección Sub 20". Clarín. 3 October 2018. Retrieved 16 October 2018.
  9. ^ "Convocados para el Sudamericano Sub 20". AFA. 22 December 2018. Retrieved 2 January 2019.
  10. ^ "Lista de convocados para el Mundial". AFA. Retrieved 4 May 2019.

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