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Tobías Nahuel Figueroa (born 2 February 1992) is an Argentine professional footballer who plays as a forward for Deportes Antofagasta.[1]

Tobías Figueroa
Unión Española - Curicó Unido, 2018-09-30 - Tobías Figueroa - 03.jpg
Personal information
Full name Tobías Nahuel Figueroa
Date of birth (1992-02-02) 2 February 1992 (age 27)
Place of birth La Granja, Argentina
Height 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)[1]
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Deportes Antofagasta
Number 9
Youth career
Belgrano
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2019 Belgrano 16 (0)
2014Almirante Brown (loan) 20 (3)
2014Crucero del Norte (loan) 13 (1)
2015Sarmiento (loan) 20 (3)
2016–2017Guillermo Brown (loan) 59 (27)
2018Unión Española (loan) 29 (14)
2019– Deportes Antofagasta 10 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 19:32, 8 May 2019 (UTC)

CareerEdit

Figueroa made his professional debut with Belgrano in the Argentine Primera División, he played the final few minutes in a 2–0 win against Atlético Tucumán on 2 May 2011.[1] That was one of six appearances to come in his first four seasons.[1] In January 2014, Figueroa joined Almirante Brown in Primera B Nacional.[2] He made his debut against Banfield, before scoring his first career goal in his following match versus Villa San Carlos.[1] In total, Figueroa scored three goals in twenty games in 2013–14 as they were relegated.[1][3] Figueroa completed a loan move to fellow Primera B Nacional team Crucero del Norte in August 2014.[4]

One goal in thirteen appearances followed as Crucero were promoted to the 2015 Argentine Primera División.[1] 2015 saw him leave Belgrano on a temporary basis for a third occasion, this time by joining Primera División side Sarmiento.[1] His first goal for Sarmiento came on 21 March, against former team Crucero del Norte.[1] He returned to Belgrano in December after twenty matches and three goals for the Junín-based outfit.[1] On 16 January 2016, Figueroa signed for Primera B Nacional club Guillermo Brown on a two-season loan.[1] He went onto score twenty-seven goals in fifty-nine fixtures for the second tier side.[1][5]

In January 2018, Figueroa left Argentine football to join Unión Española of the Chilean Primera División on loan.[6][7] He scored on his debut by getting the winning goal in an away win at the Estadio Nacional Julio Martínez Prádanos versus Universidad de Chile on 4 February.[1] He followed that with a hat-trick in a 4–4 draw with Curicó Unido on 26 February.[1] His loan with Unión Española ended at the end of November, having scored fourteen times for them.[1][8] Figueroa sealed a return to Chile with Deportes Antofagasta on 24 January 2019.[9]

Career statisticsEdit

As of 8 May 2019.[1]
Club statistics
Club Season League Cup Continental Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Belgrano 2010–11 Primera B Nacional 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2011–12 Argentine Primera División 2 0 1 0 0 0 3 0
2012–13 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
2013–14 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2014 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016–17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017–18 10 0 2 0 0 0 12 0
2018–19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 16 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 19 0
Almirante Brown (loan) 2013–14 Primera B Nacional 20 3 0 0 0 0 20 3
Crucero del Norte (loan) 2014 13 1 0 0 0 0 13 1
Sarmiento (loan) 2015 Argentine Primera División 20 3 1 0 0 0 21 3
Guillermo Brown (loan) 2016 Primera B Nacional 20 6 0 0 0 0 20 6
2016–17 39 21 0 0 0 0 39 21
Total 59 27 0 0 0 0 59 27
Unión Española (loan) 2018 Chilean Primera División 29 14 3 0 2[a] 0 0 0 34 14
Deportes Antofagasta 2019 10 2 0 0 2[a] 0 0 0 12 2
Career total 167 50 7 0 4 0 0 0 178 50
  1. ^ a b Appearance(s) in the Copa Sudamericana

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p "Tobías Figueroa profile". Soccerway. 28 December 2017. Retrieved 28 December 2017.
  2. ^ "Tobías Figueroa deja Belgrano y va a Almirante Brown por seis meses". Mundod Lavoz. 16 December 2013. Retrieved 28 December 2017.
  3. ^ "Tobías Figueroa profile". BDFA. 28 December 2017. Retrieved 28 December 2017.
  4. ^ "Figueroa a la par del plantel". Crucero del Norte. 20 August 2014. Retrieved 28 December 2017.
  5. ^ "Tobias Figueroa hizo el gol en Belgrano ante Newell's y los hinchas lo quieren de 9". Mundod Lavoz. 5 August 2017. Retrieved 28 December 2017.
  6. ^ "Belgrano oficializó la partida de dos de sus jugadores". Mundod Lavoz. 7 January 2018. Retrieved 8 January 2018.
  7. ^ "Marcos Rivadero y Tobías Figueroa fueron cedidos a préstamo". Twitter. 7 January 2018. Retrieved 8 January 2018.
  8. ^ "Tobías Figueroa se despide de Unión con emotivo mensaje". AS. 28 November 2018. Retrieved 6 December 2018.
  9. ^ "Antofagasta oficializó a su nuevo goleador". CDF. 24 January 2019. Retrieved 25 January 2019.

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