Monday, May 7, 2012

Fabricio Coloccini plays for the Argentine national team

Fabricio Coloccini Argentine footballer who was born in C√≥rdoba, Argentina on January 22, 1982 in the position of defender who played for Argentina national team and is currently the captain of Premier League club Newcastle United. Coloccini started his career in Argentina Juniors youth team in the league and made two appearances off the bench in a season with Boca. In 1999, at the end of the Apertura, Coloccini move to AC Milan in the midst of controversy from both clubs. But Milan along with Coloccini's father, a former footballer and the FIFA ordered Milan to pay Boca compensation. In 2000, Coloccini on loan to San Lorenzo de Almagro and helped win the 2001 Clausura. From the years 2001-2004, he became the third club on loan in La Liga with Alaves them who managed to score 6 goals, Atletico Madrid and Villarreal, where he has always been the club's first choice. After returning to Milan and only played once, Coloccini joined Deportivo La Coruna in January 2005 with the contract for 6 years. For three and a half years he became a starter and played in all matches during the season, 2007-2008, Coloccini also managed to score 4 goals and a place to play in the UEFA Intertoto Cup for the club defended. Then Coloccini joined Newcastle United for 5 years in August 2008 at a cost of £ 10.3 million. Two days later he was playing against Manchester United. Since joining Newcastle he became one of the players who are consistent and resistant to pressure. Although Newcastle had degraded but Coloccini remains a mainstay of the club's defense he even managed to score a goal, a header at Cardiff City and Watford. After returning to the Premier League Newcastle, he was given a major contribution in Championship team of the year. Coloccini scored the third goal against Wigan at St. James'Park and became his first goal after the campaign again in the Premier League and for the first time he was elected captain of the club. Coloccini officially became captain on July 8, 2011 and he remains the center of one of the Premier League defense and he scored the first goal in the 2011-2012 season against Nottingham Forest in League Cup third round and in October was elected to the North East FWA Player of the Year for 2011. On top of this on 22nd April 2012 Coloccini was named in the PFA players' player of the year team. Coloccini career in football with the Argentina national team when he became part of the U-20 team and won the 2001 FIFA World Youth Championship and won the gold medal at the Olympics in 2004. Debut with the main squad for Argentina's national team in 2003 and first participated in the Confederations Cup in 2005, he scored one goal against Cameroon. In 2006 FIFA World Cup, Coloccini played twice against the Netherlands and Germany in the quarterfinals. He was a substitute but is not playable in FIFA World Cup qualifier against Brazil on 6 September 2009 and missed the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa 2010. [read more]

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