An Argentine football player, Javier Marcelo Gandolfi plays as a defender for Arsenal de Sarandi. The club currently plays in the Primera Division Argentina, or the First Division of the Argentine football league. Born in 1980 in Buenos Aires, Gandolfi began his football career in 1999 with another major team, River Plate. Before he joined his current club Arsenal, Gandolfi also played for Talleres de Cordoba.
The high point in his career came in 2007 when Gandolfi captained Arsenal for the Copa Sudamericana 2007 championship. This happened as original captain Carlos Castiglione was unavailable for the second half of the match.