Birth date 5 Feb 1982 (37 years)
Nationality Argentina Argentina
Height 175 cm
Position Forward
Team history
Bologna 2017 - present
Inter Milan 2012 - 2017
Genoa 2009 - 2012
Boca Juniors 2005 - 2009
Club Atletico Banfield 2004 - 2005
Huracán de Tres Arroyos 2002 - 2004

Rodrigo Palacio is an Argentina international football player who currently features for the Italian and European giants Inter Milan. He plays as a forward and is rated as one of the best in the business in Serie A.

Palacio commenced his professional club football career at Huracan in 2002 and played for them until 2003, scoring 15 goals in 53 league appearances. In 2003 he moved to Banfield where he was again successful, finding the target nine times in 36 league matches.

In the summer of 2005 Argentine powerhouse Boca Juniors snapped up Palacio from Banfield and he went on to establish himself as one of the team’s best and more prolific strikers.

He won Argentine Primera Division three time with Boca, the Copa Libertadores in 2007, the Copa Sudamericana in 2005 and the Recopa Sudamericana in 2005, 2006 and 2008.

Palacio was also the top scorer in the Apertura championship in 2006 and a total of 54 goals in 131 league matches for Boca saw him earn a move to Serie A outfit Genoa in 2009.

The Argentine forward impressed in Serie A, scoring 35 goals in 90 league matches for the Grifone and settling down with ease in the Italian game.

In the summer of 2012, Inter Milan came calling and signed Palacio from Genoa.

Palacio made his international debut for Argentina on March 9, 2005 against Mexico in a game that ended in a 1-1 draw. He has since played 10 international matches for his country, scoring one goal.

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