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Rodrigo Salinas (footballer, born 1986)

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Rodrigo Salinas
Personal information
Full name Rodrigo Javier Salinas
Date of birth (1986-07-04) 4 July 1986 (age 35)
Place of birth La Plata, Argentina
Height 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Position(s) Forward
Club information
Current team
Deportes La Serena
Number 9
Youth career
Villa San Carlos
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2009 Villa San Carlos 93 (13)
2009–2014 Godoy Cruz 54 (9)
2011–2012Rosario Central (loan) 7 (0)
2013–2014Unión Santa Fe (loan) 37 (8)
2014–2015 Atlante 10 (2)
2015–2016 Los Andes 28 (4)
2016–2017 Chacarita Juniors 43 (30)
2017 Al-Ettifaq 7 (2)
2018–2020 Vélez Sarsfield 27 (5)
2019Newell's Old Boys (loan) 15 (1)
2020– Deportes La Serena 5 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 13 December 2020

Rodrigo Javier Salinas (born 4 July 1986) is an Argentine professional footballer who plays as a forward for Chilean Primera División side Deportes La Serena.[1]

Career

Salinas began his senior career in 2004 with Villa San Carlos, he remained with the Primera C club until 2009 and scored a total of thirteen goals in ninety-three matches.[2][3] Godoy Cruz of the Argentine Primera División signed Salinas in 2009, he scored three goals in his first season including a hat-trick in a 6–2 win over Tigre on 12 April 2010.[1] Overall, he stayed with the club for six seasons and scored nine goals in fifty-four appearances.[1] Whilst with Godoy Cruz, Salinas was loaned out twice to Rosario Central and Unión Santa Fe respectively.[1][4] He failed to score for Rosario Central but did score eight times for Unión Santa Fe.[1]

In August 2014, Salinas left Argentine football to join Ascenso MX team Atlante.[1][5] He departed almost a year later following two goals in ten games.[1] He returned to Argentina and subsequently had a two-season spell with Los Andes in Primera B Nacional, prior to signing for fellow second tier club Chacarita Juniors.[6][7] He went onto score thirty goals in forty-three matches as Chacarita won promotion to the Argentine Primera División.[1][8] On 17 August 2017, Salinas joined Saudi Professional League side Al-Ettifaq.[1] He scored on his debut in a loss to Al-Qadisiyah on 14 September.[1] One more goal and six more appearances followed.[1]

Salinas mutually terminated his contract with Al-Ettifaq in January 2018, he subsequently agreed to sign for Argentine Primera División team Vélez Sarsfield.[9][10]

Career statistics

As of 24 May 2018.[1]
Club statistics
Club Season League Cup[a] League Cup Continental Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Vélez Sarsfield 2017–18 Primera División 12 2 0 0 0 0 12 2
Career total 12 2 0 0 0 0 12 2
  1. ^ Includes the Copa Argentina

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l "Rodrigo Salinas profile". Soccerway. 16 February 2018. Retrieved 16 February 2018.
  2. ^ "Rodrigo Salinas profile". BDFA. 16 February 2018. Retrieved 16 February 2018.
  3. ^ "Villa San Carlos empató en el clásico y ascendió a la B Metropolitana". Clarín. 18 May 2009. Retrieved 16 February 2018.
  4. ^ "El Potro Salinas estampó la firma". El Litoral. 12 July 2013. Retrieved 16 February 2018.
  5. ^ "Atlante salva el empate y suma un punto de visitante". Atlante F.C. 14 September 2014. Retrieved 16 February 2018.
  6. ^ "Refuerza el ataque". Club Atletico Los Andes. 6 July 2015. Retrieved 16 February 2018.
  7. ^ "Goleador Funebrero". Mundo Ascenso. 10 July 2016. Retrieved 16 February 2018.
  8. ^ "La emocionante historia de Rodrigo Salinas, el súper goleador de la temporada". Clarín. 1 August 2017. Retrieved 16 February 2018.
  9. ^ "الاتفاق يفسخ عقد ساليناس بالتراضي". Kooora. 16 January 2018. Retrieved 16 February 2018.
  10. ^ "Vélez oficializó a Salinas". TyC Sports. 17 January 2018. Retrieved 16 February 2018.
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