Nicolás Carlos Colazo (born 8 July 1990 in Buenos Aires), is an Argentine midfielder who currently plays for Rosario Central in the Argentine Primera División.

Nicolás Colazo
Personal information
Full name Nicolás Carlos Colazo
Date of birth (1990-07-08) 8 July 1990 (age 29)
Place of birth Buenos Aires, Argentina
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Left winger
Club information
Current team
Rosario Central
Number 19
Youth career
Boca Juniors
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2019 Boca Juniors 105 (7)
2013All Boys (loan) 19 (1)
2016–2017Melbourne City (loan) 22 (4)
2017–2018Gimnasia y Esgrima (LP) (loan) 25 (6)
2018–2019Aris (loan) 10 (0)
2019Tigre (loan) 4 (0)
2019– Rosario Central 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 15:11, 20 October 2019 (UTC)

Club careerEdit

Boca JuniorsEdit

At age 9 Colazo joined Boca Juniors, where he played at every youth level. His debut for the first team came on July 4, 2009 against Colón, in a 3–1 Boca victory. His first senior goal came in January 2010, a header in a friendly match against San Lorenzo in Mar del Plata. He scored a goal in the Superclásico against River Plate in January 2011. After the arrival of Julio Cesar Falcioni as head coach for the 2011 Torneo Clausura, Colazo earned a starting role in the Boca squad for the first time.

LoansEdit

In 2013, he was sent on loan to All Boys. Colazo scored one goal for the club, coming in a 1–0 victory over Estudiantes de la Plata in the Copa Argentina quarterfinals.

On 20 September 2016, Colazo joined Melbourne City on a one-year loan deal as the club's second marquee signing.[1][2] Colazo assisted a Bruno Fornaroli goal on his debut, as City picked up a 4–1 win in the Melbourne Derby against Melbourne Victory FC.[3] Colazo returned to Boca Juniors after Melbourne City lost their elimination-final against Perth Glory.[4]

On 5 July 2018, Colazo joined Superleague Greece side Aris on a one-year loan deal. On 24 January 2019, he left Aris and joined Tigre on a 6-month loan deal. The 28-year-old player scored six goals at 25 championship performances with the shirt of Club de Gimnasia y Esgrima La Plata during 2017-18 season, on loan from Boca Juniors.[5][6]

HonoursEdit

Boca Juniors
2011 Apertura
2015 Argentine Primera División
2011–12 Copa Argentina
2014–15 Copa Argentina

Melbourne City

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "City sign Argentine". FourFourTwo. 5 September 2016.
  2. ^ "City signs Colazo". Melbourne City. 20 September 2016.
  3. ^ "Cahill magic fires City to massive Melbourne Derby win". Melbourne City FC. Retrieved 18 October 2016.
  4. ^ Lynch, Michael (24 April 2017). "'I can't believe the season is over': Tim Cahill devastated at Melbourne City's exit". The Sydney Morning Herald.
  5. ^ Κολασο:Περιμένω να ζήσω το...Μπομπονέρα της Ευρώπης (in Greek). www.voria.gr. 13 July 2018. Retrieved 15 July 2018.
  6. ^ Άρης: Ανακοίνωσε την απόκτηση των Μενέντεθ και Κολάσο (in Greek). in.gr. 5 July 2018. Retrieved 15 July 2018.

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