Stefano Magnasco

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Stefano Magnasco
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Magnasco with Universidad Católica in 2018
Personal information
Full nameStefano Magnasco Galindo
Date of birth (1992-09-28) 28 September 1992 (age 27)
Place of birth Santiago, Chile
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Right Back
Club information
Current team
Universidad Católica
Number 29
Youth career
2002–2010 Universidad Católica
Senior career*
2011–2012 Universidad Católica 39 (0)
2012–2014 FC Groningen 29 (0)
2014– Universidad Católica 103 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league onlyand correct as of 16 December 2019

Stefano Magnasco Galindo (Spanish pronunciation:  [steˈfano maˈɲasko] , born 28 September 1992) is a Chilean footballer who plays for Universidad Católica as a right back.



Product of Universidad Católica youth ranks, he debuted in May 2011, thanks to Juan Antonio Pizzi, coach of Católica in that moment. In September of that year, Magnasco was on trial at Premier League club Bolton Wanderers, [1] failing to sign here and then not joining Chelsea, that also attempted to sign him. [2] However, in mid–2012, he joined Groningen, [3] of this form leaving his country with a Copa Chile honour.



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  1. "Stefano Magnasco se marcha al Bolton de la Premier League". Retrieved 2 October 2012.
  2. "Bolton set to beat Chelsea in race for Chilean youngster". . Retrieved 2 October 2012.
  3. "Stefano Magnasco oficializó su arribo al FC Groningen de Holanda". 14 June 2012.