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Esteban Cambiasso : biography

18 August 1980 -

Esteban Matías Cambiasso Deleau (born 18 August 1980), nicknamed "Cuchu" (Rioplatense Spanish: Old man), is an Argentine football midfielder who plays for Internazionale in the Italian Serie A.

During his professional career, Cambiasso has won 23 official titles (as of the end of 2011), being the Argentine footballer with most honours in history, one more than Alfredo Di Stéfano.

International career statistics

Argentina national team
Year Apps Goals
2000 1 0
2001 0 0
2002 0 0
2003 5 0
2004 4 0
2005 10 1
2006 7 1
2007 13 1
2008 5 1
2009 1 0
2010 2 0
2011 4 1
Total 52 5

Honours

Club

River Plate
  • Argentine Primera División (1): 2002 Clausura
Real Madrid
  • La Liga (1): 2002–03
  • Intercontinental Cup (1): 2002
  • UEFA Super Cup (1): 2002
  • Supercopa de España (1): 2003
Internazionale
  • UEFA Champions League (1): 2009–10
  • Serie A (5): 2005–06, 2006–07, 2007–08, 2008–09, 2009–10
  • Coppa Italia (4): 2004–05, 2005–06, 2009–10, 2010–11
  • Supercoppa Italiana (4): 2005, 2006, 2008, 2010
  • FIFA Club World Cup (1): 2010

International

Argentina
  • South American Youth Championship (2): 1997, 1999
  • FIFA World Youth Championship (1): 1997

Individual

  • Golden Pirate: 2006

Club career

Early career

Cambiasso started his professional career with Argentinos Juniors in 1995, moving to Real Madrid in 1996. In 1998, he moved back to Argentina, where he played for three years with Independiente and one with River Plate. During this time, he earned his nickname "Egg in a bun." With some good experience under his belt, he returned to Real Madrid in 2002. He helped Los Blancos win the UEFA Super Cup, La Liga, and the Intercontinental Cup in 2002 and the Spanish SuperCup in 2003.

Internazionale

In July 2004, Cambiasso signed with Internazionale in Milan after his contract with Real Madrid expired in June 2004. He helped Internazionale win the Italian Cup in his first season with the club, playing regularly as a defensive midfielder, partnered in the middle of Inter's midfield with fellow Argentine Juan Sebastián Verón. In Italy, he became known as one of the outstanding players of the 2004–05 season, along with Milan's Kaká.

During the return match for the final of the 2006 Coppa Italia, Cambiasso scored an impressive goal, the first of the match, for the 3–1 victory over Roma. On 9 September 2006, he scored twice in the opening game of the season, with Inter defeating Fiorentina 3–2. On 7 November 2007, he along with Zlatan Ibrahimović scored a brace a piece to defeat CSKA Moscow 4–2 in the Champions League. On 23 March 2009, it was announced that Inter and Cambiasso had come to terms about a contract renewal which expires in 2014.

He was very important in the 2010 Champions League win as well, scoring the second goal of a 2–1 victory over Chelsea at the San Siro, a result which ultimately saw Inter go on to win the tournament.

Cambiasso received his first red card in his Inter career on 30 March 2013, for a reckless tackle on Sebastian Giovinco.

Personal life

Cambiasso was once married and still is but no longer has any contact with his ex-wife. On 22 November 2008, his ex-wife gave birth to their daughter Victoria before Cambiasso's match against Juventus. After Inter won the Derby d'Italia, Cambiasso dedicated the win to his daughter.

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