Leandro Fernández (footballer, born 1983)

Leandro Fernández
Leandro Fernandez 2012.jpg
With Dynamo Moscow in 2012
Personal information
Full nameLeandro Sebastián Fernández
Date of birth(1983-01-30) 30 January 1983 (age 35)
Place of birthRosario, Argentina
Height1.79 m (5 ft 10 12 in)
Playing positionCentre back
Youth career
Newell's Old Boys
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
2002–2004Newell's Old Boys44(0)
2005–2006River Plate19(0)
2006–2014Dynamo Moscow207(15)
2014–2017Newell's Old Boys40(1)
2017Danubio19(0)
National team
2003Argentina U207(3)
2004Argentina U230(0)
2004Argentina5(1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 17 May 2018

Leandro Sebastián Fernández (born 30 January 1983) is an Argentine football player who most recently played as a defender for Danubio FC and was part of the gold medal Argentine team at the 2004 Summer Olympics. At the Olympics he was not initially part of the squad but was called up for the Gold Medal game to cover for the injured Nicolás Burdisso.[1][2] He also got 4th place in 2003 FIFA World Youth Championship, and was part of the Argentina squad that were runners up in the 2004 Copa América.

Fernández started his professional career at the age of 15 when he joined Newell's Old Boys. In 2005, he transferred to the River Plate. Fernández joined Dynamo Moscow, Russian Premier League football club in 2006 and soon became one of this club fans' favorite and was voted "best Player of the Year" by Dynamo Moscow supporters.

Honours

Club

Newell's Old Boys

International

Individual

  • Dynamo Moscow player of the year: 2005–06