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Lucas Castro’s biography, net worth, fact, career, awards and life story

Intro Argentine professional footballer
A.K.A. Lucas Nahuel Castro
Is Athlete 
Football player 
Association football player 
From Argentina 
Type Sports 
Gender male
Birth 9 April 1989, La Plata
Age: 31 years

Lucas Nahuel Castro (born 9 April 1989) is an Argentine professional footballer who plays for Italian club Chievo, as a winger.

Club career

Gimnasia La Plata

Castro began his career within the youth ranks of Argentine club Gimnasia y Esgrima La Plata in 2003. He remained within the youth system until 2008, when he was promoted to the first team. He made his debut against River Plate. He later scored his first goal for the club on 10 October 2008 scoring against Rosario Central

After 68 appearances and 6 goals for his hometown club, Castro transferred to Racing Club de Avellaneda.

Racing Club

In July 2011, Castro completed a transfer to Argentine rivals Racing Club de Avellaneda after being signed by Manager Diego Simeone. Castro played mainly on the left wing and Mauro Camoranesi usually playing on the right wing. In his only season with the club, he scored 6 goals in 29 league appearances.

Calcio Catania

On 20 July 2012, Castro signed for Italian Serie A club Catania for €2.5 million on a five-year contract.

Chievo Verona

On 29 June 2015, Castro signed with Chievo.

International career

In 2011, Castro was called up to the Argentina National side by the then manager Alejandro Sabella for a friendly match against Brazil.