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Ariel López (footballer, born 1974)

Ariel Maximiliano López (born 5 April 1974 in Lanús) is a former Argentine football player.

Ariel López
Personal information
Full name Ariel Maximiliano López
Date of birth (1974-04-05) April 5, 1974 (age 45)
Place of birth Lanús, Argentina
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Striker
Youth career
Lanús
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1994–1997 Lanús 136 (50)
1998 Genoa C.F.C. 17 (4)
1998–2003 Real Mallorca 23 (3)
1999–2000San Lorenzo (loan) 29 (6)
2000–2001Lanús (loan) 39 (9)
2003 Hércules CF 3 (0)
2003–2004 Quilmes 44 (12)
2005–2006 Necaxa 50 (18)
2006–2007UNAM Pumas (loan) 22 (6)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of May 2008

López played for Club Atlético Lanús Club Atlético Quilmes and San Lorenzo in his native country. He was transferred to the Argentine giant River Plate but the transaction was cancelled for a supposed knee injury.

In 1996, he was the top scorer in the Clausura tournament.

López has also played for RCD Mallorca and Hércules CF in Spain, as well as Genoa C.F.C. in Italy. Whilst at Mallorca he helped them to the 1999 UEFA Cup Winners' Cup Final, for which he was an unused substitute.

He finished his career, in 2007, playing for UNAM Pumas

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