Nicolás González (footballer, born 1998)

Nicolás González
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Personal information
Full name Nicolás Iván González
Date of birth (1998-04-06) 6 April 1998 (age 20)
Place of birth Escobar, Argentina
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
VfB Stuttgart
Number 22
Youth career
2005–2016 Argentinos Juniors
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2016–2018 Argentinos Juniors 44 (11)
2018– VfB Stuttgart 11 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21:39, 23 November 2018 (UTC)

Nicolás Iván González (born 6 April 1998) is an Argentine professional footballer who plays as a forward for VfB Stuttgart.[1]

Career[]

After over ten years in the club's youth system,[2][3] González made his professional debut for Argentinos Juniors in a 2015–16 Copa Argentina defeat to Deportivo Laferrere of Primera C Metropolitana in July 2016.[1] He made his Primera B Nacional debut on 28 August against San Martín prior to scoring the first of his four goals in 2016–17 on 23 April 2017, getting the winner versus Atlético Paraná.[1] In total, González made twenty appearances in 2016–17, a season which ended with Argentinos winning promotion to the Argentine Primera División.[1][4][5] He scored on his first top-flight start, scoring the opening goal in a defeat to Belgrano.[1]

On 10 July 2018, Nicolás González signed a five-year contract with VfB Stuttgart.[6] He scored twice on his unofficial debut for the club, netting in a friendly victory over FV Illertissen on 18 July.[7]

Career statistics[]

As of 23 November 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
Argentinos Juniors 2016–17 Primera B Nacional 20 4 2 0 0 0 22 4
2017–18 Primera División 24 7 1 0 0 0 25 7
Total 44 11 3 0 0 0 47 11
VfB Stuttgart 2018–19 Bundesliga 11 0 1 0 0 0 12 0
Career total 55 11 4 0 0 0 59 11
  1. ^ Includes the Copa Argentina and DFB-Pokal

Honours[]

Argentinos Juniors[1]

References[]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "Nicolás González profile". Soccerway. 2 November 2017. Retrieved 2 November 2017.
  2. ^ "Nicolás González profile". Argentinos Juniors. 2 November 2017. Retrieved 2 November 2017.
  3. ^ "Conociendo a Nicolás González". Argentinos Juniors. 25 May 2016. Retrieved 2 November 2017.
  4. ^ "Nicolás González profile". BDFA. 2 November 2017. Retrieved 2 November 2017.
  5. ^ "¡Gritalo Bicho!: González y el gol del ascenso". TyC Sports. 8 July 2017. Retrieved 2 November 2017.
  6. ^ "VfB sign Nicolás Gonzalez". VfB Stuttgart. 10 July 2018. Retrieved 10 July 2018.
  7. ^ "Debut brace". VfB Stuttgart. 18 July 2018. Retrieved 27 July 2018.

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