Santiago Cordero

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Santiago Cordero
Santiago Cordero 2015 RWC.jpg
Full name Santiago Cordero
Date of birth (1993-12-06) 6 December 1993 (age 24)
Place of birth Buenos Aires, Argentina
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 83 kg (13 st 1 lb; 183 lb)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Wing, Fullback
Current team Exeter Chiefs
Amateur team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2012–15 Regatas 11 (90)
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2013–15 Pampas XV 14 (42)
2016−2018 Jaguares 11 (20)
2018- Exeter Chiefs ()
Correct as of 22 July 2016
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2012 Argentina U19 1 (0)
2012–13 Argentina U20 15 (15)
2015 Argentina A 2 (0)
2013– Argentina 33 (55)
Correct as of 10 October 2017

Santiago Cordero (born 6 December 1993) is an Argentine rugby union player. He plays as wing or fullback.

He plays for Exeter Chiefs in the Premiership Rugby.

He has 18 caps for Argentina, since his first game at the 31-12 loss to England, at 9 November 2013, in Twickenham, in a friendly, aged 19 years old.[1]

He played one match in the 2013 End-of-year rugby union test for the Barbarians against Fiji, at the Centenary Match to mark 100 years of rugby in Fiji.

Cordero caught the attention of a wider rugby audience during the 2015 World Cup with his pace and stepping skills, having scored memorable tries, two against Georgia (in which he was named "Man of the Match") and one against Tonga. His clean breaks and distance covered were also noteworthy,[2] thus making significant contributions to Argentina's fourth place in the tournament.[3]

Cordero scored one try for in the Argentinian side that beat the Barbarians 49-31 in the 2015 Killik Cup game, held at Twickenham, London, on 21 November 2015.[4][5]

Cordero is part of the Argentina squad that competes in the Rugby Championship.

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