Eduardo Tuzzio

Eduardo Nicolás Tuzzio (born 31 July 1974) is an Argentine footballer. He also holds an Italian passport.

Eduardo Tuzzio
Personal information
Full name Eduardo Nicolás Tuzzio
Date of birth (1974-07-31) July 31, 1974 (age 45)
Place of birth Buenos Aires, Argentina
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position(s) Centre back
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1993–2001 San Lorenzo 174 (6)
1995–1996Quilmes (loan) 40 (1)
2001–2003 Olympique de Marseille 22 (0)
2003–2008 River Plate 119 (6)
2005–2006RCD Mallorca (loan) 10 (0)
2009–2013 Independiente 105 (4)
2013–2014 Ferro Carril Oeste 49 (5)
National team
2005–2007 Argentina 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only


Tuzzio began his professional career in 1993 with San Lorenzo de Almagro. In 1995, he was loaned to Quilmes, staying there just one season before returning to San Lorenzo. In 2001, he was transferred to Olympique Marseille in France's Ligue 1, where he played for two seasons. He returned to Argentina joining River Plate in 2003. He played one season on loan for RCD Mallorca in Spain's La Liga, before returning to River in 2006.

Tuzzio transferred to Independiente following the 2008 Apertura.


San Lorenzo
River Plate

International careerEdit

Tuzzio was called up to training with the Argentina national football team in preparation for the 2007 Copa América. However, he was not part of the final squad. He earned his second cap against Chile on 18 April 2007.

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