Rodrigo Battaglia

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Rodrigo Battaglia
Personal information
Full name Rodrigo Andrés Battaglia
Date of birth (1991-07-12) July 12, 1991 (age 25)
Place of birth Morón, Argentina
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 1 12 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Sporting Clube de Portugal
Number 5
Youth career
Vélez Sársfield
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2013 Huracán 68 (3)
2013–2014 Racing Club 8 (0)
2014–2017 Braga 26 (1)
2014 Braga B 2 (1)
2014−2016 Moreirense (loan) 35 (3)
2016 Rosario Central (loan) 4 (0)
2016 Chaves (loan) 15 (3)
2017– Sporting 0 (0)
National team
2011 Argentina U-20 8 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 18:08, 1 June 2017 (GMT).

Rodrigo Andrés Battaglia (born 12 July 1991) is an Argentine football midfielder who plays for Primeira Liga side Sporting Clube de Portugal.


Club career[edit]

Battaglia spent time in the youth divisions of Vélez Sársfield and Almagro before joining Huracán. He made his professional debut aged 19 as a substitute in a 3–0 away defeat to Racing Club in the Primera División on 2 October 2010.[1] His first goal for the club came on 26 March 2011 in a 2–0 win against Gimnasia y Esgrima de La Plata.[2]

In January 2014, Battaglia joined S.C. Braga in Portugal, playing 26 games for the club with loan spells in the middle at fellow Primeira Liga sides Moreirense and Chaves, and at his homeland club Rosario Central. [3]

International career[edit]

Battaglia played for the Argentina U-20 team that finished third in the 2011 South American Youth Championship. As of March 2011 he has made eight appearances at under–20 level.


  1. ^ Huracán: debutaría el juvenil Battaglia at ESPN Deportes (in Spanish)
  2. ^ Clausura 2011 fecha 7 report
  3. ^ "Battaglia: "Estou impressionado, o SC Braga é muito grande"" [Battaglia: "I'm impressed, SC Braga is great"] (in Portuguese). S.C. Braga. 12 January 2014. 

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