Pablo Nicolás Caballero

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Pablo Caballero
Personal information
Full name Pablo Nicolás Caballero Santos
Date of birth (1986-07-21) 21 July 1986 (age 32)
Place of birth Totoras, Argentina
Height 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Almería
Number 9
Youth career
Racing Club
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2012 Racing Club 44 (6)
2010Tigre (loan) 6 (0)
2011Guaraní (loan) 15 (1)
2012–2013 Almirante Brown 37 (9)
2013 Qingdao Jonoon 13 (2)
2014–2015 Ferro Carril Oeste 30 (4)
2015–2017 Lugo 83 (21)
2017– Almería 27 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 2 June 2018

Pablo Nicolás Caballero Santos (locally [ˈpaβlo nikoˈlas kaβaˈʎeɾo]; born 21 July 1986) is an Argentine footballer who plays for Spanish club UD Almería as a forward.

Club career[edit]

Born in Totoras, Santa Fe, Caballero graduated from Racing Club de Avellaneda's youth setup. He made his professional debut on 24 November 2007, starting in a 0–0 home draw against Independiente for the Primera División championship.[1]

Caballero scored his first professional goal on 28 September 2008, netting his side's last in a 3–3 away draw against River Plate.[2] He appeared in 29 matches during the campaign, scoring three goals.

On 26 July 2010 Caballero was loaned to Tigre.[3] After another temporary spell at Guaraní, he returned to Racing, but only appeared sparingly.

In the 2012 summer Caballero moved to Primera B Nacional's Almirante Brown. After appearing and scoring regularly, he moved to Chinese Super League side Qingdao Jonoon on 23 July 2013.[4]

In January 2014 Caballero returned to his home country, signing for Ferro Carril Oeste. On 30 January 2015 he joined Spanish Segunda División side CD Lugo.[5]

On 17 July 2017, free agent Caballero signed a two-year contract with UD Almería still in the second tier.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Puro aburrimiento" [Sheer boredom] (in Spanish). ESPN Deportes. 24 November 2007. Retrieved 30 January 2015. 
  2. ^ "De arco a arco" [From goal to goal] (in Spanish). ESPN Deportes. 28 September 2008. Retrieved 30 January 2015. 
  3. ^ "Un Caballero por Victoria" [A Caballero for Victoria]. Olé (in Spanish). 26 July 2010. Retrieved 29 July 2010. 
  4. ^ 中能宣布签下两名新援 格里菲斯和卡巴雷罗加盟. Sohu (in Chinese). 2013-07-24. Retrieved 2013-07-28. 
  5. ^ "Fichaje de Pablo Nicolás Caballero" [Signing of Pablo Nicolás Caballero] (in Spanish). Lugo's official website. 30 January 2015. Retrieved 30 January 2015. 
  6. ^ "El Almería comienza a construir su nuevo ataque con el argentino Pablo Caballero" [Almería start to build their new attack with the Argentine Pablo Caballero] (in Spanish). UD Almería. 17 July 2017. Retrieved 18 July 2017. 

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