Walter Gerardo Pandiani Urquiza is an Uruguayn international footballer currently featuring for the Spanish club Osasuna. He plays as a striker and is rated as one of the best in Spain. He is nicknamed “The Rifle”.
Walter Pandiani began his professional career with his native Uruguayan club Progreso in 1996 and then went on to represent Basanez and Penarol where he scored 20 goals in 56 league matches in his two season.
In the summer of 2000 Pandiani was signed by Spanish club Deportivo la Coruna and featured 5 seasons for the Galician clubs. He made 162 league appearances for Depor and scored 54 goals. But differences with the then Depor coach Javier Irureta led him to leave the club and join the Premiership side Birmingham City in 2005 on loan and in January 2006 he moved back to Spain to sign fo Espanyol Barcelona and scored 18 goals in 47 league appearances. He was signed by Osasuna at the start of the 2007-2008 season.Walter Pandiani has featured 4 times for his nation Uruguay.