Cristian Pavón

Cristian David Pavón (born 21 January 1996) is an Argentine professional footballer who plays as a winger for Boca Juniors.

Cristian Pavón
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Pavón with Argentina at the 2018 FIFA World Cup
Personal information
Full name Cristian David Pavón[1]
Date of birth (1996-01-21) 21 January 1996 (age 26)
Place of birth Córdoba, Argentina
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)[2]
Position(s) Winger
Club information
Current team
Boca Juniors
Number 31
Youth career
2004–2013 Talleres de Córdoba
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2013–2014 Talleres de Córdoba 18 (4)
2014– Boca Juniors 101 (25)
2014Colón (loan) 20 (5)
2019–2020LA Galaxy (loan) 35 (14)
National team
2013 Argentina U17 3 (0)
2015 Argentina U20 2 (0)
2016 Argentina Olympic 3 (0)
2017– Argentina 11 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 8 August 2021
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 11 September 2018

Club careerEdit

Club Atlético TalleresEdit

Pavón played for CA Talleres U20s until 7 February 2012 where he signed his professional contract for the team. He did so at only 16 years of age.

Boca JuniorsEdit

On 9 July 2014, Pavón signed with Argentine club Boca Juniors for €3.19M.

Loan to LA GalaxyEdit

On 8 August 2019, Pavón signed on loan with Major League Soccer side LA Galaxy for the remainder of the 2019 season, with the option to make the deal permanent.[3][4] He scored his first goal for LA Galaxy on 25 August 2019 against Los Angeles FC.[5] The Galaxy exercised the option to extend his loan for the 2020 season on 19 November 2019.[6]

International careerEdit

At international level, Pavón represented the Argentina Olympic Football Team at the 2016 Summer Olympics. In 2017, he was selected to the Argentina national team for friendlies against Russia and Nigeria. He had an impressive debut against Russia, assisting Sergio Aguero on the only goal of the game. He made another assist for Aguero to score against Nigeria in a game that ultimately ended in a 4–2 loss.

In May 2018, Pavón was named in Argentina's preliminary 35-man squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia;[7] later that month, he was included in Jorge Sampaoli's final 23-man squad for the competition, and was assigned the number 22 shirt.[8]

Career statisticsEdit

InternationalEdit

Statistics accurate as of match played 11 September 2018.[9]
Argentina
Year Apps Goals
2017 2 0
2018 9 0
Total 11 0

HonoursEdit

Boca Juniors[10]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "FIFA World Cup Russia 2018: List of Players: Argentina" (PDF). FIFA. 15 July 2018. p. 1. Archived from the original (PDF) on 11 June 2019.
  2. ^ "Cristian Pavón | LA Galaxy".
  3. ^ "LA Galaxy sign Cristian Pavon on loan from Argentine club Boca Juniors | MLSsoccer.com".
  4. ^ "LA Galaxy acquire forward Cristian Pavón | LA Galaxy".
  5. ^ "Cristian Pavón believes first goal for the LA Galaxy is the start of something big | LA Galaxy".
  6. ^ Associated Press. "LA Galaxy Extend Cristian Pavon's Loan Through 2020". Sports Illustrated. Retrieved 19 November 2019.
  7. ^ "Revealed: Every World Cup 2018 squad – 23-man & preliminary lists & when will they be announced?". Goal.com. Retrieved 17 June 2018.
  8. ^ "Argentina World Cup squad: Paulo Dybala included but Mauro Icardi misses out on 23-man group for Russia". The Independent. 21 May 2018. Retrieved 17 June 2018.
  9. ^ "Cristian Pavón". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmermann. Retrieved 22 June 2018.
  10. ^ "Argentina - C. Pavón - Profile with news, career statistics and history - Soccerway". int.soccerway.com.

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