Sixto Peralta

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Sixto Peralta
Personal information
Full name Sixto Raimundo Peralta Salso
Date of birth (1979-04-16) 16 April 1979 (age 39)
Place of birth Comodoro Rivadavia, Argentina
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Attacking midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1996–1999 Huracán 81 (12)
1999–2000 Racing Club 31 (6)
2000–2003 Internazionale 0 (0)
2000–2001 Torino (loan) 4 (1)
2001–2002 Ipswich Town (loan) 22 (3)
2002–2003 Racing Club (loan) 31 (2)
2003–2004 Santos Laguna 31 (1)
2004–2006 Tigres 64 (8)
2006–2007 Racing Club 25 (0)
2007–2008 River Plate 9 (1)
2008–2012 CFR Cluj 110 (7)
2012–2013 Universidad Católica 28 (4)
2013–2015 Universidad de Concepción 41 (5)
Total 487 (51)
National team
1996 Argentina U17 6 (1)
1999 Argentina U20 4 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 29 June 2014

Sixto Raimundo "Mumo" Peralta Salso (born 16 April 1979 in Comodoro Rivadavia) is an Argentine retired footballer who last played as a midfielder for Chilean club Universidad de Concepción.

Club career[edit]

He made his professional debut against Lanús, 23 August 1996. He is a declared supporter of Patagonian-based club Comisión de Actividades Infantiles, where he took his first steps as a professional footballer, and where his father is president. Peralta spent a successful season at Ipswich Town in 2001–02, playing 22 matches during Ipswich's second season in the English Premier League. However, the club was relegated, and Peralta's loan was not made permanent. He then moved to Mexico and back to his native Argentina before joining CFR Cluj in Romania, arriving just in time to be part of the club's first championship season in 2007-8. He later joined Chilean side Universidad Católica and continued his tour of Chile, signing for Universidad de Concepción. On the 2 March 2014, Peralta scored a last-gasp equaliser in a 2-2 draw with Audax Italiano played at Estadio Bicentenario de La Florida. Audax Italiano went ahead when Felipe Mora scored in added time, but Peralta sparked mad scenes when he scored a dramatic last minute equaliser. Peralta described the goal as "one of the greatest moments of my career" in a post-match interview.

International career[edit]

He was part of the squad of Argentina Under-20 team at 1999 FIFA World Youth Championship.

Honours[edit]

Player[edit]

UANL
CFR Cluj
Universidad de Concepción

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Announcement" (in Romanian). CFR Cluj. Archived from the original on 16 June 2009. Retrieved 14 June 2009. 
  2. ^ "Announcement" (in Romanian). CFR Cluj. Retrieved 27 July 2009. 

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