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Gastón Cellerino

Gastón Cellerino
Personal information
Full name Gastón Andrés Javier Cellerino Grasso
Date of birth (1986-06-26) 26 June 1986
Place of birth Viedma, Argentina
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Santiago Wanderers
Number 9
Youth career
1997–2006 Boca Juniors
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007 U. San Martín 13 (6)
2008 Rangers 35 (22)
2009–2013 Livorno 13 (5)
2010 Celta Vigo (loan) 12 (7)
2011 Racing Club (loan) 2 (0)
2012 U. La Calera (loan) 24 (11)
2013– Santiago Wanderers 29 (17)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 24 November 2013.
† Appearances (Goals).

Gastón Andrés Javier Cellerino Grasso (born 26 June 1986) is an Argentine footballer that currently plays for the chilean club Santiago Wanderers as striker.

Cellerino began his career at the youth ranks of the Argentine powerhouse Boca Juniors, despite of be supporter of the rival River Plate, declaring several years later. In December 2006, he traveled to Peru and signed for Universidad San Martín de Porres of that country's first tier. At San Martín, he scored six goals in 13 appearances, but was not considered by the team for the following season, and shortly after signed for Uruguayan second division side Atenas de San Carlos.

In January 2008, Cellerino was signed by the Chilean Primera División club Rangers for play the Apertura Tournament of that year. In the following tournament, the Clausura, he was the second top-scorer of the contest along with Néstor Bareiro with 16 goals only surpassed by Lucas Barrios.[1] Including during the same tournament, he scored a bicycle kick goal in the Playoffs semi-finals against Palestino, that was applauded by the referee Carlos Chandía.[2]

Thanks his notable season at the Chilean football, he joined Italian Serie A club Livorno.[3] In January 2010, Celta Vigo signed him on loan for play at the Spanish Liga Adelante, being again loaned in June 2011 to his country's team Racing Club. On 10 February 2012, after of be released of Livorno, Cellerino signed for Unión La Calera, defeating the interest that O'Higgins had on his services.[4]

References

  1. ^ "Gastón Cellerino: Clausura 2008". Terra.cl. Retrieved 12 December 2008. 
  2. ^ "Si hasta el árbitro lo aplaudió". El Mercurio.com. Retrieved 25 December 2008. 
  3. ^ "Arriva in amaranto la punta Gastón Cellerino" (in Italian). AS Livorno Calcio. 2009-01-24. Retrieved 2009-01-25. 
  4. ^ "Gastón Cellerino se convirtió en el nuevo refuerzo de Unión La Calera". Terra.cl. Retrieved 10 February 2012. 

External links

  • Statistics at Irish Times
  • Cellerino at Football Lineups
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