Federico Castro

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Federico Castro
Personal information
Full nameFederico Gastón Castro
Date of birth (1992-08-28) 28 August 1992 (age 28)
Place of birth Buenos Aires, Argentina
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) [1]
Position(s) Forward
Club information
Current team
Curicó Unido
Number 7
Youth career
Defensa y Justicia
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
2012 Deportivo Maipú 1 (0)
2012–2013 Cambaceres 20 (0)
2014 Defensores de Belgrano 13 (5)
2015–2016 Sarmiento 4 (0)
2016Santamarina (loan) 19 (2)
2016–2018 Defensores de Belgrano 54 (13)
2018–2019 Independiente Rivadavia 27 (7)
2019 Palestino 6 (1)
2020– Curicó Unido 20 (8)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league onlyand correct as of 3 December 2020

Federico Gastón Castro (born 28 August 1992) is an Argentine professional footballer who plays as a forward for Curicó Unido. [1]

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Career

Castro started in Defensa y Justicia's youth, before moving to Deportivo Maipú who selected him for his senior bow on 21 October 2012 in a 4–1 victory over Juventud Unida Universitario. [1] [2] Months later, Castro went across Torneo Federal A to Cambaceres. [3] Twenty appearances followed. [3] A move to fellow third tier outfit Defensores de Belgrano was completed on 30 June 2014. [1] He scored on his club debut, netting a winner over Alvarado on the way to five overall goals; including a brace over Talleres. [1] In January 2015, Castro joined Primera División's Sarmiento. [1] His pro league bow came months later versus Arsenal de Sarandí. [4]

Having featured four times in the 2015 campaign for Sarmiento, they loaned him out in early 2016 to Santamarina of Primera B Nacional. [1] He subsequently scored in matches against Instituto and Gimnasia y Esgrima as they finished thirteenth. [1] Defensores de Belgrano resigned Castro ahead of the 2016–17 Torneo Federal A. [1] Fifty-six fixtures and fourteen goals occurred across two seasons with them. [1] On 30 June 2018, Castro signed with Independiente Rivadavia in Primera B Nacional. [1] [5] Twenty-seven total appearances and seven goals occurred, including two in the end of season promotion play-offs versus Nueva Chicago. [1]

In July 2019, Castro went abroad after agreeing terms with Chilean Primera División side Palestino. [6]

Career statistics

As of 8 August 2019. [1] [3]
Club statistics
ClubSeasonLeagueCupLeague CupContinentalOtherTotal
DivisionAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
Deportivo Maipú 2011–12 Torneo Argentino A 10000010
Cambaceres 2012–13 Primera C Metropolitana 2000000200
Defensores de Belgrano 2014 Torneo Federal A 1353200167
Sarmiento 2015 Primera División 40000040
2016 00000000
Total40000040
Santamarina (loan) 2016 Primera B Nacional 1920000192
Defensores de Belgrano 2016–17 Torneo Federal A 215114 [lower-alpha 1] 1267
2017–18 246105 [lower-alpha 1] 1307
Total451121925614
Independiente Rivadavia 2018–19 Primera B Nacional 235104 [lower-alpha 2] 2287
Palestino 2019 Primera División 00000000
Career total125236313414430
  1. 1 2 Appearance(s) in the Torneo Federal A play-offs
  2. Appearance(s) in the Primera B Nacional play-offs

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References

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  2. "Conocé a todos los refuerzos que llegaron". Mundo Lepra. 1 September 2018. Retrieved 2 February 2019.
  3. 1 2 3 "Ficha Estadistica de FEDERICO CASTRO". BDFA. Retrieved 2 February 2019.
  4. "Sarmiento se prepara pensando en Temperley". Diario Democracia. 20 August 2015. Retrieved 2 February 2019.
  5. "Zules Caicedo y Federico Castro se suman a Independiente Rivadavia". Jornada Online. 10 June 2018. Retrieved 2 February 2019.
  6. "¡BIENVENIDO FEDERICO CASTRO!". Palestino. 29 July 2019. Retrieved 8 August 2019.