Santiago Sosa

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Santiago Sosa
Personal information
Date of birth (1999-05-03) 3 May 1999 (age 20)
Place of birth La Plata, Argentina
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 12 in)[1]
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
River Plate
Number 13
Youth career
Mercedes
2008–2018 River Plate
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2018– River Plate 4 (0)
National team
2019 Argentina U20 12 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23:17, 4 June 2019 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 23:17, 4 June 2019 (UTC)

Santiago Sosa (born 3 May 1999) is an Argentine professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for River Plate.[1]

Club career[edit]

Sosa's career began with Mercedes, before River Plate signed him in 2008.[2][3] The 2018–19 campaign saw Sosa become a senior member of the club's first-team, he made his professional career debut in a 2018 Copa Libertadores fixture with Racing Club on 29 August 2018; he featured for the remaining sixteen minutes as River Plate won 3–0.[1][4][5] He ended the aforementioned season with five total appearances.[1]

International career[edit]

Sosa, whilst with River Plate, represented the Argentina U20 team; including in training sessions with the seniors.[6] In December 2018, Sosa was selected for the 2019 South American U-20 Championship.[7] He also made the final squad for the subsequent 2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup.[8] Sosa made four appearances in the latter tournament in Poland.[1]

Career statistics[edit]

As of 5 June 2019.[1]
Club statistics
Club Season League Cup League Cup Continental Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
River Plate 2018–19 Primera División 4 0 0 0 0 0 1[a] 0 0 0 5 0
Career total 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 5 0
  1. ^ Appearance(s) in the Copa Libertadores

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Argentina - S. Sosa". Soccerway. Retrieved 22 September 2018.
  2. ^ "Quién es Santiago Sosa, la nueva apuesta de Gallardo en River". Goal. 6 September 2018. Retrieved 22 September 2018.
  3. ^ "Santiago Sosa tuvo su debut en River Plate". Noticias Mercedinas. 23 September 2018. Retrieved 22 September 2018.
  4. ^ "Ficha Estadistica de SANTIAGO SOSA". BDFA. Retrieved 22 September 2018.
  5. ^ "El pibe al que Gallardo hizo debutar con Racing". Olé. 30 August 2018. Retrieved 22 September 2018.
  6. ^ "River Plate - Santiago Sosa". River Plate. Retrieved 22 September 2018.
  7. ^ "Convocados para el Sudamericano Sub 20". AFA. 22 December 2018. Retrieved 2 January 2019.
  8. ^ "Lista de convocados para el Mundial". AFA. Retrieved 4 May 2019.

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