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Fernando Tobio

Fernando Tobio
Personal information
Full nameFernando Omar Tobio
Date of birth (1989-10-18) October 18, 1989 (age 24)
Place of birthRamos Mejía, Argentina
Height1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing positionCentre back
Club information
Current clubVélez Sársfield
Number2
Youth career
Vélez Sársfield
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
2008–Vélez Sársfield83(3)
National team
2009Argentina U-209(0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 00:49, 16 December 2012 (UTC).

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 01:16, 13 December 2010 (UTC)

Fernando Omar Tobio (born October 18, 1989) is an Argentine football central defender currently playing for Vélez Sársfield.

Club career

Tobio made his debut for Vélez Sársfield on March 1, 2008. In 2009, he was part of the squad that won the Clausura tournament, though he did not play any games. He did however play 8 games in Vélez' following league title, the 2011 Clausura, mainly as a backup for the starting centre backs Sebastián Domínguez and Fernando Ortiz.[1] He also finished the tournament as a starter, replacing injured Fabián Cubero as a right full back; and played 5 games in the 2011 Copa Libertadores, scoring one goal in the semi-finals against Peñarol.

After Fernando Ortiz's departure from Vélez following the 2011–12 season, Tobio became a regular starter in Vélez's first team, playing alongside Sebastián Domínguez as centre backs, and helping the team obtain the 2012 Inicial league title.

International

In January 2009, Tobio was called for the Argentina under-20 squad that played the South American Youth Championship in Venezuela. He played all 9 games as the team finished 6th, failing to qualify for the U-20 World Cup.

In November 2010, Tobio was selected as part of an Argentine league squad to train twice weekly with the Argentine national team.[2]

Honours

Vélez Sársfield

References

External links

  • Argentine Primera statistics at Fútbol XXI (Spanish)
  • Profile at Vélez Sársfield's official website (Spanish)
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