Gustavo Barros Schelotto

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Gustavo Barros Schelotto
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Personal information
Full name Gustavo Barros Schelotto
Date of birth (1973-05-04) 4 May 1973 (age 45)
Place of birth La Plata, Argentina
Height 1.71 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1992–1997 Gimnasia Esgrima La Plata 135 (9)
1997 Boca Juniors 5 (0)
1998 Unión Santa Fe 13 (0)
1998–2000 Boca Juniors 45 (4)
2001 Villarreal 7 (0)
2001–2002 Racing Club 30 (1)
2002–2004 Rosario Central 41 (4)
2004 Gimnasia Esgrima La Plata 9 (0)
2005 Alianza Lima 6 (0)
2006–2007 Puerto Rico Islanders 23 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Gustavo Barros Schelotto (born 4 May 1973) is an Argentine former footballer who played as a midfielder. He is the twin brother of Guillermo Barros Schelotto.

Playing career

Born in La Plata, Barros Schelotto came through the youth system at Club de Gimnasia y Esgrima La Plata with his brother Guillermo. Gustavo made his Primera debut against Club Atlético Vélez Sársfield on 4 October 1992.[1] They helped the team to win the Copa Centenario (the AFA Centenary Cup) in 1993.

In 1996, Guillermo was signed by Argentine giants Boca Juniors and Gustavo followed him there in 1997. He was part of 3 national leagues winning squads and helped the team to win the 2000 Libertadores Cup and the Copa Intercontinental later that year. Barros Schelotto played 65 games for Boca in all competitions, scoring 6 goals.

In January 2001, Barros Schelotto had a small La Liga stint, joining Spanish side Villarreal CF, before returning to Argentina to join Racing Club de Avellaneda where he won the Apertura 2001. He then went on to play for Rosario Central before returning to Gimnasia de La Plata.

In 2005 Schelotto joined Peruvian outfit Alianza Lima, and in 2006 moved to Puerto Rico Islanders of the USL First Division in the United States where he played 23 games and scored 3 goals.

In 2009 Schelotto worked as an assistant coach to Gregorio Perez in Olimpia of Paraguay



Gimnasia de La Plata
Boca Juniors
Racing Club


  1. ^ "Barros Schelotto Gvo" (in Spanish). Retrieved 28 April 2012. 

External links

  • Gustavo Barros Schelotto at (in Spanish)
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