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Sebastián Sosa

Sebastián Sosa
Uruguay U-17
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 01:03, 16 December 2012 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).
This name uses Spanish naming customs; the first or paternal family name is Sosa and the second or maternal family name is Silva.

Carlos Sebastián Sosa Silva (born August 19, 1986) is a Uruguayan football goalkeeper who currently plays for Vélez Sársfield in the Argentine Primera División.

Club career

Sosa made his debut for Peñarol in 2007. In 2008, he was loaned to Central Español, where he played 28 games in two years, before returning to Peñarol.

Upon his return, Sosa was the second choice goalkeeper behind former Argentine international Pablo Cavallero, until coach Julio Ribas chose him for the starting eleven of Peñarol for the 2009–10 Uruguayan Primera División season. During that season, Sosa helped Peñarol to win the league title. Afterwards, Sosa was a regular in the Peñarol team that also reached the final of the 2011 Copa Libertadores (where his team was defeated by Santos.

In July 2011, the Uruguayan goalkeeper signed for Argentine giants Boca Juniors. During his one year stay at Boca, Sosa was mostly a substitute for Agustín Orión, but won with the team the 2011 Apertura and the 2011–12 Copa Argentina.

Subsequently, Sosa joined Vélez Sársfield also of Argentina. There he again the second choice goalkeeper (behind Germán Montoya) at first, but then became a regular starter and played 9 games in his team's 2012 Inicial winning campaign.[1]

International career

Sosa has played for the Uruguay national under-17 football team.

Honours

Peñarol
Boca Juniors
Vélez Sársfield

References

External links

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