Franco Mazurek

Franco Eduardo Mazurek (born 24 September 1993) is an Argentine professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Greek club Panetolikos.

Franco Mazurek
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Personal information
Full name Franco Eduardo Mazurek
Date of birth (1993-09-24) 24 September 1993 (age 27)
Place of birth Puerto Rico (Misiones), Argentina
Height 1.66 m (5 ft 5 in)
Playing position(s) Attacking midfielder
Club information
Current team
Panetolikos
Number 7
Youth career
Boca Juniors
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012–2013 Crucero del Norte 11 (2)
2013–2014 Boca Juniors 0 (0)
2014 Olmedo 25 (2)
2015 All Boys 34 (1)
2016–2017 Colón de Santa Fe 8 (1)
2016–2017Palestino (loan) 26 (1)
2017–2019 Panetolikos 53 (10)
2019–2020 Levski Sofia 25 (1)
2020– Panetolikos 4 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 7 October 2020 (UTC)

CareerEdit

PanetolikosEdit

On 6 July 2017, Panetolikos officially announced the signing of Franco Eduardo Mazurek, who was previously a member of Palestino, until the summer of 2019. The 24-year-old Argentine attacking midfielder has also been a member of Boca Juniors in the beginning of his career, while he is a close friend of Panaitolikos' defensive midfielder Federico Bravo.[1] On 23 September 2017 he scored his first goal for the club in a 2-0 home win against Panathinaikos.[2] On 4 November 2017 he scored his team's goal in a 3-1 home loss against Xanthi.[3] On 26 November 2017 Franco scored in a 3-1 home win against AEL, which was the first since matchday 6.[4] Four days later he scored in a triumphic 5-0 away win against Ergotelis for the group stages of the Greek Cup.[5]

He scored in the 2018–19 season's opener, a 2-1 home loss against Atromitos.[6] On 24 September 2018, he scored with a stunning volley in a 2-2 home draw against Lamia.[7] On 20 October 2018, he was the MVP of a 2-0 away win against PAS Giannina, scoring both goals.[8]

On 11 February 2019, he scored opened the score in an eventual 2-2 home draw against AEL.[9] On 11 March 2019, he was the MVP of an emphatic 5-0 home win against Panionios, scoring a brace and giving one assist.[10]

The 26-year old, who has impressed with his performances during the season, having recorded 7 goals and 4 assists in 27 games, is out of contract next summer and has attracted interest from Panathinaikos and Atromitos.[11]

Levski SofiaEdit

On 20 June 2019 Mazurek signed a 2-year contract with Bulgarian side Levski Sofia, making him the first Argentinian to ever play for the club.[12]

Return to PanetolikosEdit

On 12 August 2020, Panetolikos officially announced the return of the Argentine, who signed a contract until the summer of 2021.[13]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Παίρνει Μασουρέκ ο Παναιτωλικός
  2. ^ "Ιστορική νίκη για τον Παναιτωλικό!" (in Greek). Retrieved 2017-09-23.
  3. ^ "Εύκολα η Ξάνθη στο Αγρίνιο, 3-1 τον Παναιτωλικό". www.sport24.gr. 4 November 2017.
  4. ^ "Επιτέλους νίκη για τον Παναιτωλικό, 3-1 την ΑΕΛ". www.sport24.gr. 26 November 2017.
  5. ^ "Πεντάρα στο Παγκρήτιο για τον Παναιτωλικό και πρόκριση στους "16"". www.sport24.gr. 30 November 2017.
  6. ^ "Με δύο γκολ του Κουλούρη ο Ατρόμητος, 2-1 τον Παναιτωλικό". www.sport24.gr. 25 August 2018.
  7. ^ "Παναιτωλικός - Λαμία 2-2: Πρώτος βαθμός στο 90'+9' για τους Φθιώτες". www.sport24.gr. 24 September 2018.
  8. ^ "ΠΑΣ Γιάννινα - Παναιτωλικός 0-2: "Παρέλαση" στους Ζωσιμάδες με Μάζουρεκ". www.sport24.gr. 20 October 2018.
  9. ^ "Παναιτωλικός - ΑΕΛ 2-2: Όρθιοι με Φατιόν οι "βυσσινί"". www.sport24.gr. 11 February 2019.
  10. ^ "Παναιτωλικός - Πανιώνιος 5-0: Με πεντάρα κυνηγά το "θαύμα" της Ευρώπης". www.sport24.gr. 11 March 2019.
  11. ^ "Μάζουρεκ: Τον θέλει ο Παναθηναϊκός, τον "αρπάζει" ο Ατρόμητος". www.sport24.gr. 24 April 2019.
  12. ^ "ПФК "Левски" подписа с Франко Мазурек". www.levski.bg. 20 June 2019.
  13. ^ "Παναιτωλικός: Επίσημη η επιστροφή του Μασουρέκ". www.sport24.gr. 12 August 2020.

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