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Julio Arca

 

Position         : Defender

Date of birth : 31 January, 1981

Team              : Sunderland (England)

Nationality     : Argentina

Notes              : Was spotted playing for Argentina U/21 in a friendly against England and became a target for top Premier League clubs including Newcastle, Liverpool and Leeds. Decided to moved from Argentinos Juniors, where he has been since aged 13, to Sunderland for 3.5m. Argentine U/17 and U/21 international. Scored 2 goals to help Argentina finish second at the South American U/20 Championship. Helped Argentina win the World Youth Cup in 2001.

 

LAST UPDATED: 15 July, 2001

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