Valentino Lazaro

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Valentino Lazaro
1. SC Sollenau vs. FC Red Bull Salzburg 2014-07-12 (088).jpg
Personal information
Full name Valentino Lazaro
Date of birth 24 March 1996 (1996-03-24) (age 21)
Place of birth Graz, Austria
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Attacking midfielder
Club information
Current club FC Red Bull Salzburg
Number 37
Youth career
000–2012 FC Red Bull Salzburg
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012– FC Red Bull Salzburg 5 (0)
2013– FC Liefering 3 (0)
National team
2011 Austria U-16 4 (0)
2012–2013 Austria U-17 17 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 22 November 2013.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 25 October 2013

Valentino Lazaro (born 23 March 1996) is a Austrian football player. He plays as an attacking midfielder for FC Red Bull Salzburg in the Austrian Bundesliga.[1]

Career[change | change source]

He started playing football for Grazer AK and went on to the youth academy of FC Red Bull Salzburg. He played his first game for the first team on 3 November 2012 against Admira Wacker Mödling. At 16 years and 224 days old he was the youngest player ever in the history of the Austrian Bundesliga. He came in at minute 87 for Valon Berisha and was booked in minute 88.[2]

He is also allowed to play for FC Liefering, the farm team of Red Bull Salzburg. This team is in the Heute für Morgen Erste Liga, the second league in Austrian football.

International career[change | change source]

Lazaro played for the Austria Under-16 and Under-17 youth national teams. With the U-17's he played in the 2013 FIFA U-17 World Cup in the United Arab Emirates.

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