|Full name||Sergio Fabián Zárate Riga|
|Date of birth||14 October 1969|
|Place of birth||Haedo, Argentina|
|1991–1992||1. FC Nürnberg||42||(9)|
|1993–1994||1. FC Nürnberg||27||(13)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 15 October 2007.
Sergio Fabián Zárate Riga (born 14 October 1969 in Haedo, Morón Partido) is an Argentine former footballer who played as a midfielder. He spent most of his career in Germany and Mexico apart from his native Argentina.
Zárate started his career with Vélez Sarsfield where he spent four years in the Argentinian Primera División. He then moved to Europe where he would eventually make 80 appearances in the Bundesliga for 1. FC Nuremberg and Hamburg as well as a season in Italy with Ancona. In 1995 Zárate moved to Mexico where he played 190 games for Necaxa, Club América and Puebla during two stints.
Zárate won his only international cap for Argentina in 1992.
Sergio is the eldest of five brothers of whom four became professional footballers; Ariel played in Spain for Málaga among other teams, Rolando (also an Argentinian international) and youngest brother Mauro is an U-20 World Cup winner currently playing for Watford. Sergio works as an agent for his brothers.