Marcelo Salas

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Birthday
24, 1974
Birthplace
Temuco, Chile
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
24, 1974 (age 45)
Birthplace
Temuco, Chile

About

One of Chile's most renowned strikers, he won a UEFA Cup Winners' Cup and a European Super Cup with Lazio. He was a member of the Chilean national team from 1994 to 2007.

Before Fame

He played for the Deportes Temuco youth team before joining the Universidad de Chile in 1991.

Trivia

He scored 4 goals in 4 matches while representing Chile in the 1998 World Cup.

Family Life

His father took him to Santiago, Chile to play for Universidad de Chile as a youngster.

Associated With

He played for an Argentine team despite being Chilean, a move criticized by the great Argentine Diego Maradona.