Leonardo Sigali

Leonardo Germán Sigali (Spanish pronunciation: [le.oˈnaɾ.ðo siˈɣa.li]; born 28 May 1987) is an Argentine footballer, who plays for Racing Club.

Leonardo Sigali
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Personal information
Full name Leonardo Germán Sigali
Date of birth (1987-05-29) May 29, 1987 (age 35)
Place of birth Campana, Argentina
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)
Position(s) Centre-back
Club information
Current team
Racing Club
Number 30
Youth career
1998–2003 Villa Dálmine
2003–2005 Nueva Chicago
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2007 Nueva Chicago 59 (1)
2007–2010 Villarreal 0 (0)
2007–2008Lanús (loan) 18 (1)
2008–2010Godoy Cruz (loan) 62 (7)
2010–2014 Godoy Cruz 174 (7)
2014–2018 Dinamo Zagreb 112 (8)
2018– Racing Club 98 (5)
National team
2007 Argentina U20 1 (0)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 18:57, 23 April 2022 (UTC)

Club careerEdit

Sigali came through the youth system at Nueva Chicago, club from the Western part of the Argentine capital, to make his professional debut in 2006. With Nueva Chicago Sigali formed part of the team that was champion of the Primera B Nacional (Argentine second division) 2006 Clausura, and ascended to the Argentine Primera. He played the 2006-07 season with Chicago in Primera as a central defender along Nicolás Sánchez. However, the club was relegated after losing the playoff to Tigre.

Subsequently, Sigali was bought by Spanish side Villarreal.[1] However, he was immediately loaned to Lanús in 2007, as they needed more defensive cover due to injuries of other key players. He helped his new team to win the Apertura 2007 tournament, Lanús' first ever top flight league title.

In 2008, he joined newly promoted Godoy Cruz, on loan. The deal was made permanent in 2010, when Godoy Cruz bought 50% of Sigali's rights.[2]

Sigali currently plays for Racing Club earning £9,000 per week.[3]

International careerEdit

In 2007, Sigali was part of the Argentine squad that won the 2007 U-20 World Cup.

HonoursEdit

Lanús
Argentina U-20

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Diego Bautista (2010-05-16). "Leonardo Sigali: "Mi sueño es jugar en la liga española"". Los Andes (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 2012-03-18. Retrieved 2010-07-11.
  2. ^ "Siga, siga, Sigali..." Olé (in Spanish). 2010-06-15. Retrieved 2010-07-11.
  3. ^ "Racing Club 2020 Wages | Player & Team totals". salarysport.com. Retrieved 2020-09-02.

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