Sebastián Blanco

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Sebastián Blanco
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Personal information
Full name Sebastián Marcelo Blanco
Date of birth (1988-03-15) 15 March 1988 (age 29)
Place of birth Lomas de Zamora, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Height 1.66 m (5 ft 5 in)[1]
Playing position Attacking midfielder
Club information
Current team
Portland Timbers
Number 10
Youth career
Lanús
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2011 Lanús 128 (19)
2011–2014 Metalist Kharkiv 68 (10)
2014–2015 West Bromwich Albion 3 (0)
2015 San Lorenzo (loan) 15 (1)
2015–2016 San Lorenzo 40 (8)
2017– Portland Timbers 3 (0)
National team
2009– Argentina 2 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 06:49, 4 March 2017 (UTC).

Sebastián Marcelo Blanco (born 15 March 1988) is an Argentine footballer. He currently plays as a midfielder for Portland Timbers in Major League Soccer.

Club career[edit]

Blanco made his breakthrough into the Lanús first team in 2006. In 2007, he was part of the squad that won the 2007 Apertura championship, the first top flight league title in the club's history. On 30 August 2014, Blanco signed a two-year contract with the option of a third year with Premier League side West Brom.[2]

International career[edit]

On 20 May 2009, Blanco made his debut for the Argentine national team in a friendly match against Panama,[3] coming on as a second-half substitute.

International goals[edit]

Goal Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 5 May 2010 Estadio Coloso del Ruca Quimey, Cutral Có, Argentina  Haiti 4 –0 4 –0 Friendly

Honours[edit]

Lanús
San Lorenzo

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Premier League Player Profile Sebastián Blanco". Premier League. Barclays Premier League. 2015. Retrieved 23 January 2015. 
  2. ^ "Sebastian Blanco: West Brom sign Argentine winger". BBC Sport. 30 August 2014. Retrieved 30 August 2014. 
  3. ^ "Sebastian Blanco: The next star of Argentinean football". IMScouting. 4 March 2010. Retrieved 13 April 2010. 

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