Categoría:Futbolistas de Argentina en la Copa Mundial de 2006
Páginas en la categoría «Futbolistas de Argentina en la Copa Mundial de 2006»
Esta categoría contiene las siguientes 23 páginas:
Esta categoría contiene las siguientes 23 páginas:
1. Esteban Cambiasso – Esteban Matías Cambiasso Deleau, nicknamed Cuchu, is an Argentine footballer who plays for Greek club Olympiacos as a midfielder. During his professional career, Cambiasso has won 23 official titles, being the Argentine footballer with most honours in history, the majority of his titles were won during his ten seasons at Inter, including five Scudetti and the 2010 Champions League. A full international since 2000, Cambiasso won 52 caps for Argentina, and represented the country at the 2006 World Cup, at the 2005 Confederations Cup, and at the Copa América in 2007 and 2011. Cambiasso started his career with Argentinos Juniors in 1995, moving to Real Madrid in 1996 along with his brother Nicolás Cambiasso. In 1998, he moved back to Argentina, where he played for three years with Independiente and one with River Plate, during this time, he earned his nickname Egg in a bun. With some good experience under his belt, he returned to Real Madrid in 2002, Cambiasso also reached the Copa del Rey final the following season. In July 2004, Cambiasso signed with Internazionale after his contract with Real Madrid expired in June, in Italy, he became known as one of the outstanding players of the 2004–05 season, along with Milans Kaká. During the return match for the final of the 2006 Coppa Italia, Cambiasso scored an impressive goal, on 9 September 2006, he scored twice in the opening game of the season, with Inter defeating Fiorentina 3–2. On 7 November 2007, he along with Zlatan Ibrahimović scored a brace apiece to defeat CSKA Moscow 4–2 in the Champions League, on 23 December, Cambiasso netted the winning goal for Inter as they came from behind to defeat city rivals Milan 2–1 in the Derby della Madonnina. On 23 March 2009, it was announced that Inter and Cambiasso had come to terms about a contract renewal, in a Champions League match against FC Twente on 24 November, Cambiasso scored the games only goal, securing a place in the knockout round for the holders. On 9 January 2011, Cambiasso scored twice as Inter came from a goal down to defeat Catania 2–1, Cambiasso received the first red card of his Inter career on 30 March 2013 for a reckless tackle on Sebastian Giovinco, he was suspended for one match. On 22 September 2013, Cambiasso scored Inters sixth goal in their 7–0 hammering of newly promoted club Sassuolo, four days later, Cambiasso helped Inter come from a goal down at home to Fiorentina, scoring Inters first goal in their 2–1 victory. At the end of the 2013–14 season, Cambiasso left Inter as his contract expired, technical director Piero Ausilio said He waited for our decision until now, and for that he must be thanked, but Im convinced that in his future hell have a role at Inter. On 28 August 2014, Cambiasso signed a deal with newly promoted Leicester City, joining on a free transfer. In his first interview since joining the club, Cambiasso cited the clubs desperate pursuit of him and he was called up for his first game three days after signing, a 1–1 draw at the King Power Stadium against Arsenal, as an unused substitute. Cambiasso made his debut for Leicester on 13 September against Stoke City, coming on as a substitute and impressing in the clubs 1–0 win. His first goal was an equaliser as Leicester beat Manchester United 5–3 at home after trailing 1–3 with 30 minutes to play. Cambiasso scored his goal of the season, an opener in 4th minute following an assist from Leonardo UlloaEsteban Cambiasso – Cambiasso with Argentina in 2011
2. Fabricio Coloccini – Fabricio Coloccini is an Argentine professional footballer who plays as a centre back for Primera División club San Lorenzo. Coloccini has represented numerous football clubs, but it was his spell at Deportivo La Coruña. After beginning his career at Boca Juniors in his native Argentina and he failed to establish himself there, however, and subsequently went on loan to four different clubs. In April 2012, he was named in the PFA Team of the Year due to his influence in Newcastles impressive season, on July 5,2016, Coloccini returned to Argentina to join San Lorenzo, with whom he had previously been on loan to. Born in Córdoba, Córdoba Province, Coloccini started his career in the team of Argentinos Juniors. He made two appearances, both from the bench, in his one and only season with Boca. He scored in his match, leveling the scores in a 2–2 draw with Unión de Santa Fé. In 1999, at the end of the Apertura championship, he moved to A. C. Milan, Coloccini was at the centre of a controversy between Boca and Milan, because the transfer from Argentina to Italy wasnt agreed between the clubs. Instead, Milan arranged terms with Coloccinis father, who exercised his rights to remove the minor from Argentina. After that, FIFA ordered Milan to pay Boca compensation, in 2000, Coloccini was loaned to San Lorenzo where he helped the team to win the 2001 Clausura tournament. From 2001–04, Coloccini served three consecutive loans in La Liga, Alavés, Atlético Madrid, and Villarreal, where he was always first-choice, after having only appeared once for Milan officially, Coloccini joined Deportivo La Coruña in January 2005, on a six-year deal. During his three-and-a-half seasons stint, he was an undisputed starter, Coloccini joined Newcastle United on a five-year contract in August 2008 for a fee of up to £10.3 million. Two days later, he made his debut against the league champions, Manchester United. Since his debut, Coloccini has been one of the most consistent inclusions in Newcastles squad and he was not immune to the pressures of representing Newcastles infamous defence, coming under his most intense criticism for his performance in Newcastles 5–1 defeat to Liverpool. Despite his mistakes in the game, manager Joe Kinnear voiced his support for Coloccini, on 1 February, Coloccini was substituted against Sunderland in the 93rd minute. Up until this point, he had played every minute of game for Newcastle all season. He was dropped for the 1–1 draw with Stoke City, but played in Newcastles 1–0 defeat to Aston Villa and he scored two goals for Newcastle since relegation, a header at Cardiff City, and another header at Watford. The club was promoted back to the Premier League as championsFabricio Coloccini – Coloccini playing for Newcastle United in 2013
3. Gabriel Heinze – Gabriel Iván Heinze is an Argentine former footballer who operated as either a left back or a central defender, and the current manager of Argentinos Juniors. Nicknamed Gringo, he made a name for himself at Paris Saint-Germain, moving in 2004 to Manchester United and subsequently to Real Madrid and he started and finished his 18-year professional career with Newells Old Boys. Heinze played 72 times with Argentina, representing the nation at two World Cups and as many Copa América tournaments, Heinze was born in Crespo, Entre Ríos to a Volga German father and an Italian mother, thus holding both nationalities. In June 2004, Heinze joined Manchester United for a fee of £6.9 million, and eventually voted the clubs best player for the 2004–05 season. On 14 September 2005, Heinze was injured in a UEFA Champions League match with Villarreal and was ruled out of action for the rest of the campaign. Previously, he had scored two goals in the competition, the 3–0 second-leg qualifier away win over Debreceni. He made a comeback with the team in April 2006. The consequence of injury was the signing of Patrice Evra. Heinze returned to action for United in 2006–07, and eventually won a place in the back as a central defender. After the team had sealed the Premier League title, he was named captain for the last two games of the season, away to Chelsea and at home to West Ham United. After becoming disillusioned with manager Alex Ferguson by his lack of regular first-team action, United rejected the bid, believed to be in the region of £6.8 million. On 22 August 2007, Heinze joined Real Madrid on a deal, becoming the third United player to join the Spaniards. He made his debut on 2 September against Villarreal, coming on as a substitute for Raúl. On 30 March 2008 he netted his first goal for the Merengues, in a 3–1 home win against Sevilla, and finished his debut season with 20 appearances to help win the league. In his second year with Real Madrid, Heinze was more regularly used, on 30 July 2009 Heinze joined Olympique de Marseille on a two-year deal, for an undisclosed fee, reuniting at the Ligue 1 club with countryman Lucho González. In his first year he scored a career-best four league goals in 27 matches, manager Didier Deschamps later described the seasons events as an extraordinary human adventure. In the 2010–11 season, Heinze was again a defensive stalwart, on 20 March 2011 he scored from a free kick to help defeat his former club PSG 2–1 at home, in the Clasico. On 1 June 2011, it was announced on Marseilles website that 33-year-old Heinze would leave the club at the end of the season, on 22 July 2011, Heinze joined Serie A side A. SGabriel Heinze – Heinze in 2007
4. Gabi Milito – Gabriel Alejandro Milito is an Argentine retired footballer who played as a central defender, and a current manager. He spent most of his career in Spain, representing Zaragoza. Over the course of seven seasons, he amassed La Liga totals of 187 games, Milito appeared with the Argentine national team in three major tournaments, including the 2006 World Cup, gaining 42 caps. Born in Bernal, Quilmes, Buenos Aires Province, Milito started playing professionally with Primera División side Club Atlético Independiente in 1997, during that time, he often faced his older brother Diego, who played for Independientes arch-rivals Racing Club de Avellaneda. In July 2003, Milito was due to be transferred to Real Madrid, but the Spaniards rejected the player after medical results showed, according to them, in his four seasons with the Aragonese, Milito was an automatic first-choice, and rejoined brother Diego in 2005. Milito made his debut for Barcelona on 2 September 2007 in a game against Athletic Bilbao. He scored his first competitive goal for the Catalans on 24 November, on 5 May 2008, it was announced that Milito had damage to the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee, this rendered him ineligible for the entire 2008–09 campaign, which ended in a treble. After being sidelined for almost two years, Milito finally returned to action when he played in a friendly with Kazma Sporting Club in Kuwait. On 11 November 2010, Milito contributed with one goal to a 5–1 home triumph against AD Ceuta for the domestic cup, in early August 2011, 30-year-old Milito was released from the last year of his contract with Barcelona, and signed shortly after with former club Independiente. On 12 June 2012, he announced his retirement due to being mentally and physically exhausted, militos first coaching experience was with the reserves team of Independiente. He resigned late into 2014, due to differences with the clubs president Hugo Moyano, on 15 April 2015, Milito replaced Mauricio Pellegrino at the helm of Estudiantes de La Plata, after being convinced by president Juan Sebastián Verón. Despite good results, he resigned at the end of the year, on 12 May 2016, Milito was re-appointed as Independiente manager, again in the place of Pellegrino. With Argentina, Milito participated in the 2005 FIFA Confederations Cup and he was also part of the squad which took part in the 2006 FIFA World Cup, performing well in his only appearance, the group stage match against the Netherlands which ended in a 0–0 draw. Milito was selected to the 2007 Copa América squad and he contributed with five appearances, as the Albiceleste finished in second position in Venezuela. On 20 August 2010, national team coach Sergio Batista recalled Milito for a friendly with Spain the following month and he started in the 4–1 win in Buenos Aires, and he was subsequently selected for the 2011 Copa América, appearing in all the games for the eventual quarter-finalists. Militos older brother, Diego, was also a footballer, a striker, he played with individual and team success for Inter Milan, and they both represented Real Zaragoza and the national team. com Gabriel Milito – FIFA competition recordGabi Milito – Milito playing for Argentina in 2011
5. Hernam Crespo – Hernán Jorge Crespo is a retired Argentine footballer, current coach and the marquee player for the Kolkata 5s Futsal team in the Premier Futsal league. A prolific striker, he has scored over 300 goals in a career spanning 19 years, at international level, Crespo scored 35 goals and is Argentinas third highest goalscorer behind only Gabriel Batistuta and Lionel Messi. He played in three FIFA World Cups,1998,2002,2006, at club level, Crespo was the worlds most expensive player when he was bought by Lazio from Parma in 2000 for €56 million. He was top scorer in the 2000–01 Serie A with 26 goals, Crespos awards include three Serie A scudetti, a Copa Libertadores, a Premier League title and an Olympic Games silver medal. In 2004, he was named by Pelé in the FIFA100 list of the worlds greatest living players, Crespo never received a red card during his career. Crespo made his debut with River Plate during the 1993–94 season, in 1996, he helped River win the Copa Libertadores, scoring twice in the home leg of the final in Buenos Aires. Crespo left River Plate for Parma on 14 August 1996 after he won the medal with Argentina at the 1996 Summer Olympics. He failed to score in his first six months at the club and was routinely booed and his faith, however, vindicated, The young Argentine went on to score 12 times in 27 matches in his first Serie A season and Parma finished runners-up to Juventus. The turning point was the applause he received for his brace against Cagliari in March 1997. Parma won the 1998–99 Coppa Italia and he scored the goal in Parmas 3–0 UEFA Cup final victory over Marseille. He had scored 80 goals in four seasons, in 2000, Lazio broke the then-world transfer record by paying £35 million to acquire Crespo, who in turn finished as Serie As top scorer with 26 goals. Crespo was left without the support he had enjoyed in 2001. Lazios financial problems, however, forced the club to several players. On 31 August 2002, Crespo, expected to again after suffering from injuries, signed with Internazionale as a replacement for the departed Ronaldo for a €26 million fee. Lazio later re-valued Corradi to €5.5 million, Crespo scored seven goals in three appearances, along with 9 goals in 12 Champions League matches, until he was shelved for four months by injury in early 2003. Crespo was transferred to Premier League club Chelsea on 26 August 2003 for a fee of reported £16.8 million, following the transfer, Christian Vieri, Crespos former strike partner at Inter, claimed that the club are essentially weakening by selling players of such caliber. He made his debut on 30 August 2003 as a substitute for Adrian Mutu in a 2–2 home draw against Blackburn Rovers. Four days later, he scored his first goals, a double, Crespo made 31 appearances in all competitions, scoring 12 goalsHernam Crespo – Crespo with Inter in 2007.
6. Mascherano – Javier Alejandro Mascherano is an Argentine professional footballer who plays as a defensive midfielder or centre-back for Spanish club FC Barcelona and the Argentina national team. Mascherano began his career at River Plate, where he earned his first senior honours and he moved to Brazilian side Corinthians in 2005, winning the Brazilian Série A in his first season. Mascherano then moved to Europe, signing for Premier League side West Ham United, at the beginning of 2007, he joined Liverpool on loan, reaching the final of the UEFA Champions League, before he signed with the club for £18.7 million. After three years playing for Liverpool, Mascherano joined Barcelona in 2010, where he changed his position of defensive midfielder to central defender. With Barcelona he has won four La Liga championships, two UEFA Champions League titles, and two FIFA Club World Cups, among other honours. Mascherano has made over 100 appearances for the Argentina national football team, making him the second-most capped player in the countrys history, after Javier Zanetti. Since his debut in 2003, he has represented the nation at five Copa América tournaments, finishing runner-up in 2004,2007,2015, and 2016, and three FIFA World Cups, reaching the 2014 final. He twice won a medal at the Summer Olympics, in 2004 and 2008. Between 2008 and 2011, Mascherano served as the captain of Argentina, born in San Lorenzo, Santa Fe, Mascherano came through the youth ranks at River Plate in Buenos Aires, Argentina. However, before making his debut he made his name representing Argentina. Mascherano won his first silverware when River won the 2003–04 Clausura championship, in the 2004 Copa Libertadores River reached the semi-final, but lost on penalties to arch-rivals Boca Juniors. 2004–05 was not a season for River, finishing third in the Apertura Championship. In the Copa Libertadores River again lost in the semi-final, this time to São Paulo, after the Confederations Cup in Germany, Brazilian club Corinthians acquired Mascherano from River Plate for US$15 million. The Brazilian Série A runs from April, so Mascherano joined Corinthians in mid-season, after playing only nine games for his new club, in September 2005, Mascherano suffered a stress fracture to his left foot causing him to miss the end of the season. He went back to Argentina to be operated on by the National team doctor, however, Corinthians still claimed the 2005 Série A championship with the team captained by Mascheranos Argentine compatriot, Carlos Tevez. In total, Mascherano was out of action for six months, Corinthians were forced to start their 2006 Copa Libertadores without Mascherano, but he returned in time for the Round of 16 tie against River Plate, which Corinthians lost. The 2006 Brazilian Série A also went badly for Corinthians, in June, the league season was interrupted for the 2006 World Cup. However, hours before the northern summer 2006 transfer window closed, Mascherano holds an Italian passport due to his ancestryMascherano – Mascherano at the House of Government of Argentina in 2014.
7. Javier Pedro Saviola – Javier Pedro Saviola Fernández is a retired Argentine professional footballer who played as a forward. An Argentine international for seven years, Saviola represented his country at the 2006 World Cup and the 2004 Copa América and he also won a gold medal at the 2004 Olympics. Nicknamed El Conejo, Buenos Aires-born Saviola made his debut for Club Atlético River Plate at the age of 16 and he helped River to the 1999 Apertura and 2000 Clausura championships, and earned the 1999 South American Footballer of the Year award. In 2001, aged 19, Saviola moved abroad to play for FC Barcelona in a £15 million transfer and he obtained Spanish citizenship shortly after, thereby not being restricted by the Spanish league maximum on the number of non-European Union citizens allowed in each club. Under coach Carles Rexach, he scored 17 goals in his first season, Saviolas second year at the club did not start well, as he only scored two goals in the first half of the season. Saviola was sent on loan in the summer of 2004, moving to AS Monaco FC in Ligue 1, Saviola returned to Barcelona for the 2006–07 season, playing in 18 league games, six as a starter, and netting five goals. He benefited greatly from injuries to teammates, most notably to Samuel Etoo, on 10 July 2007, Real Madrid signed Saviola after his Barcelona contract expired, on a three-year deal. Although on a lucrative contract, he endured a difficult time at Real, being mainly restricted to cup matches and sporadic appearances in the league. The arrival of Klaas-Jan Huntelaar limited Saviolas opportunities even more, Benfica and Real Madrid agreed on a €5 million deal that would see Saviola play in Portugal for the next three years, with an option for one more, a €30 million clause was added. He scored his first goal for the club on a penalty in a match against FC Sion and, on 16 July. On 22 October 2009, Saviola scored two goals for Benfica, guiding them to a 5–0 victory over Everton for the UEFA Europa League, on 6 December 2009, Saviola scored through a chip shot against Académica de Coimbra in a 4–0 home win. He netted his 19th goal overall in a 3–1 home triumph against F. C. Paços de Ferreira on 7 March, in the last hours of the 2012–13 summer transfer window, Saviola agreed on a move to Málaga CF. He played 45 minutes in his first appearance, a 1–0 win at Real Zaragoza on 1 September, on 15 September 2012, Saviola scored once and provided one assist in a 3−1 home win against Levante UD. He continued with his streak the following game, Málagas first-ever in the Champions League group stage, on 25 July 2013, Saviola signed a two-year contract with Greek champions Olympiacos FC. He scored his first goal in the Superleague on 25 August, coming in at half-time, on 10 December he netted a brace – and also missed a penalty – in a 3–1 success over R. S. C. On 2 September 2014, Saviola joined Serie A club Hellas Verona FC and his sole goal of the league season came on 25 January 2015, the only one in a home victory over Atalanta BC. On 30 June 2015, River Plate announced that Saviola had returned to the club and he left in January of the following year, after failing to find the net in his second spell. Immediately after retiring, 34-year-old Saviola was appointed assistant manager at FC Ordino in the Andorran Primera Divisió, Saviola starred in the 2001 edition of the FIFA U-20 World Cup, held in ArgentinaJavier Pedro Saviola – Saviola celebrating a goal for Benfica in 2011
8. Leo Franco – Leonardo Leo Neoren Franco is an Argentine professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper. An Argentine international for two years, Franco represented the nation at the 2006 World Cup, in the following year he joined RCD Mallorca, spending his first season with the B-team and again dropping down a level, now in the second division. Franco would be promoted to the Balearic Islands sides main squad. In the 2000–01 campaign he appeared in 27 games as Mallorca finished in a third position. Franco was signed by Atlético Madrid in 2004, being first-choice from the beginning, until the end of 2007–08 he saved seven penalties, including two against Sevilla FC on 23 March 2006 and two more at Real Betis on 2 December. Precisely during that season, he was challenged by newly signed Christian Abbiati, on 1 July 2009, aged 32, after not seeing his contract with the Colchoneros renewed, Franco left Atlético – as Coupet– and signed with Galatasaray S. K. in Turkey. His first Süper Lig appearance took place on 9 August, in a 3–2 away win against Gaziantepspor, Franco returned to Spain after only one year, signing with Real Zaragoza for two seasons. He made his debut on 29 August 2010, keeping a clean sheet at Deportivo de La Coruña in a 0–0 draw. Franco left the Aragonese side in the 2014 summer, and subsequently moved to San Lorenzo de Almagro, on 24 July 2015, after appearing rarely, he moved to SD Huesca, newly promoted to the second tier. With the Argentina under-20 team, Franco won the 1997 FIFA World Youth Championship in Malaysia. On 6 May 2006, two years making his debut for the senior side, he was selected by coach José Pekerman – also the manager of the under-20s – to the squad for the 2006 FIFA World Cup. On 30 June 2006, Franco replaced injured Roberto Abbondanzieri in the clash against hosts Germany. As of 28 December 2013 Leo Franco at BDFutbol Leo Franco at National-Football-Teams. comLeo Franco – Leo Franco
9. Lionel Scaloni – Lionel Sebastián Scaloni is an Argentine retired footballer. A player of wide range, he could appear as both a right back or right midfielder and he spent most of his professional career with Deportivo in Spain, amassing La Liga totals of 258 games and 15 goals over the course of 12 seasons. He also spent several years in Italy, with Lazio, Scaloni appeared with Argentina at the 2006 World Cup. Regularly used with the Galicians over an eight-and-a-half-years stint, he competed with Manuel Pablo, however, due to injury, he could only appear in 14 La Liga matches as Depor managed its first league title. Scaloni left West Ham after a permanent move could not be agreed, Deportivo released him on 1 September 2006 alongside Diego Tristán, one day after the close of the summer transfer window. He appeared – and started – in both games against his club, both ending in 0–0 draws. On 30 June 2007, Scaloni moved to Italy with S. S. Lazio on a five-year deal. Aged nearly 35, Scaloni joined fellow league side Atalanta B. C. in January 2013, being released at the end of the campaign and his only appearance of the tournament would be the extra time 2–1 round-of-16 win against Mexico on 24 June 2006, at the Zentralstadion. Scalonis older brother, Mauro, also belonged to Deportivo, but never made it past its B-squad. com Lionel Scaloni – FIFA competition record Lionel Scaloni at Soccerway Stats at FootballdatabaseLionel Scaloni – Scaloni training with Atalanta in 2014
10. Lucho – Luis Óscar Lucho González is an Argentine professional footballer who plays for Brazilian club Clube Atlético Paranaense. After starting with Huracán and River Plate, he signed for Porto in 2005 and he also played in France with Marseille. An Argentine international on 45 occasions, González represented his country in the 2006 World Cup and two Copa América tournaments. Born in Buenos Aires, González began his career at Club Atlético Huracán at the age of 14, gonzálezs performances at River earned him a deal with Portugals FC Porto in 2005, signing a five-year contract. At Porto, González eventually became team captain, Lucho remained a fan favorite at the Estádio do Dragão for the duration of his link. On 22 March 2009, he netted against C. F, estrela da Amadora in the first leg of the Taça de Portugal semi-finals, whilst during the league campaign, he scored nine times in only 23 games to help Porto to the fourth title in a row. In June 2009, González was sold to Olympique de Marseille in France for a fee of €18 million, on 5 December, again in Ligue 1, he scored the 2–1 against OGC Nice in the 77th minute, in an eventual 3–1 triumph against the ten-men hosts. After the winter break, González netted in the 5–1 home thrashing of Valenciennes FC, previously, in late January 2010, he also helped Marseille reach the Coupe de la Ligue final, finding the net against Lille OSC in the quarter-finals. González scored his first goal of 2010–11 on 29 August 2010, a month later, he netted the winning goal against FC Sochaux-Montbéliard, in a 2–1 home win. On 3 November, he grabbed a brace in a 7–0 away routing of MŠK Žilina, in the campaigns Champions League, on 12 February 2011, Lucho provided an assist for André-Pierre Gignac, helping his team defeat Sochaux 2–1 away from home. In Marseilles next game, he opened the score in a 2–1 win over AS Saint-Étienne, on 11 March 2011, González scored the second goal in a 2–0 win against Stade Rennais FC, keeping the pressure on Lille in the title race. He assisted for Benoit Cheyrous goal in a 1–0 away success over RC Lens early into the following month, due to his solid performances, González was linked with a transfer to Arsenal in England, in early May 2011. But he sought to allay fears and show his commitment to the club by saying that I dont know why there are so many things said about this at the moment. At no time has it left my mouth that I wanted to leave or that I didnt feel good here, I have a contract with OM until 2013 and the people at the club seem happy with me. On 8 May 2011, Marseille faced title challengers Olympique Lyonnais at the Stade de Gerland, after the season ended, chairman Jean-Claude Dassier confirmed that the player was seeking an exit from the club, amidst interest of several teams. Despite the constant speculation, González remained with Marseille for 2011–12, in the first matchday, he opened the scoring in the 38th minute against FC Sochaux-Montbéliard, in an eventual 2–2 home draw. On 13 September, he netted the only goal at Olympiacos F. C. for the Champions League group stage. On 30 January 2012, after 119 official appearances for Marseille, González returned to Porto and he scored in his first game in his second spell, a 2–0 win against Vitória de Setúbal for the Taça da LigaLucho – González playing with Marseille