Fabricio Coloccini is an Argentinian professional footballer who plays as a centre back for Primera División club San Lorenzo. Coloccini began his club career at Boca Juniors in his native Argentina attracting the attention of A.C. Milan. He failed to establish himself there and was loaned to four different clubs. After making his reputation at Deportivo La Coruña he joined Newcastle United in August 2008 and, in July 2011, was promoted to club captain. In April 2012 he was named in the PFA Team of the Year. On 5 July 2016, Coloccini returned to Argentina to join San Lorenzo, with whom he had previously been on loan. At international level, Coloccini represented Argentina on 39 occasions between 2003–2014, scoring one goal, and was a member of the teams that reached the finals of the 2004 Copa América and the 2005 FIFA Confederations Cup; he also took part at the 2006 FIFA World Cup.
About Fabricio Coloccini
Center back who joined Newcastle United in 2008 after spending four years with Deportivo La Coruna.
A strong career with his hometown Boca Juniors team earned him the attention of AC Milan.
He spent five seasons with AC Milan but was sent on loan to four different teams during his time with the club.
He grew up in Cordoba, Argentina.
He was joined by Lionel Messi on Argentina's national team in 2005.
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- Olympic gold medalists for Argentina
- Olympic footballers of Argentina
- Naturalised citizens of Italy
- Sportspeople from Córdoba, Argentina
- Villarreal CF players
- Argentina under-20 international footballers
- Argentine expatriate sportspeople in Italy
- Deportivo Alavés players
- Deportivo de La Coruña players
- Argentinos Juniors footballers
- San Lorenzo footballers
- Footballers at the 2004 Summer Olympics
- Atlético Madrid footballers
- Boca Juniors footballers
- Argentine expatriate sportspeople in Spain