Gastón Merlo

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Sebastián Gastón Merlo
Đỗ Merlo
Personal information
Full name Sebastián Gastón Merlo
Date of birth (1985-01-26) 26 January 1985 (age 36)
Place of birth Jovita, Córdoba, Argentina
Height 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in)
Position(s) Striker
Club information
Current team
Sài Gòn
Number 19
Youth career
Moto Kart Jovita
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000–2005 Moto Kart Jovita 50 (45)
2005–2009 Ferro Carril Oeste 60 (36)
2009–2014 SHB Đà Nẵng 105 (85)
2015 Ferro Carril Oeste 18 (10)
2016–2019 SHB Đà Nẵng 70 (48)
2020 Nam Định 23 (12)
2021– Sài Gòn 3 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 14 September 2019

Sebastián Gastón Merlo (born 26 January 1985 in Jovita, Córdoba, Argentina), also referred to as Đỗ Merlo (in Vietnamese), is an Argentine-Vietnamese footballer who plays as a striker for Sài Gòn

Club career[edit]

Merlo was one of the best goalscorers in the V-League (Vietnam). He won the league's top scorer award three times in a row from 2009 to 2011. He also won the league's best foreign player award in 2009 and 2011.[1]

After taking a year to recover from a leg injury in his native Argentina, Merlo rejoined SHB Đà Nẵng in February 2016.[2]

In June 2017, he was granted Vietnamese citizenship and got a new name, Đỗ Merlo

In June 7th 2020, he has headed a goal and this is also his first goal at Vleague when he left his very familiar club named SHB Da Nang.

Honours[edit]

Clubs[edit]

SHB Đà Nẵng F.C.

1st place, gold medalist(s) Winners : 2009, 2012,
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runners-up : 2013
1st place, gold medalist(s) Winners : 2013
1st place, gold medalist(s) Winners : 2009

Individuals[edit]

V.League 1 Top scorer: 2009, 2010, 2011, 2016

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of 14 September 2019[3]
Club Season League League Cup International Other1 Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Ferro Carril Oeste 2005–06 Primera B Nacional 4 0 4 0
2006–07 6 4 6 4
2007–08 17 10 17 10
2008–09 33 22 33 22
Total 60 36 60 36
SHB Đà Nẵng 2009 V.League 1 18 15 18 15
2010 21 19 7 9 28 28
2011 24 22 24 22
2012 17 16 17 16
2013 21 11 6 6 27 17
2014 4 2 4 2
Total 105 85 13 15 118 100
Ferro Carril Oeste 2015 Torneo Federal A 18 10 18 10
Total 18 10 18 10
SHB Đà Nẵng 2016 V.League 1 24 24 24 24
2017 11 6 11 6
2018 14 5 14 5
2019 22 11 22 11
Total 69 48 69 48
Career total 263 179 13 5 247 194

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2016-03-04. Retrieved 2012-08-30.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "SHB Da Nang sign strikers Merlo, James for new season". vietnamnews.vn. Vietnam News. 3 February 2016. Retrieved 3 February 2016.
  3. ^ "Gastón Merlo". Argentinan Football. Retrieved 14 September 2019.

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