Marcelo Zalayeta is an Uruguayan international football player who currently features for the Italian Serie A club Napoli. He plays as a striker and had n b featured for Juventus.

Marcelo Zalayeta started his professional club football career with Uruguayan giants Danubio in 1996 and joined Penarol in 1997. He was later signed by Italian powerhouse Juventus and went onto score 38 goals in 123 league matches until he moved in 2007.

During his time at Juventus he played on loan at Empoli, Sevilla and Perugia and also played in the UEFA Champions League for Juve and scored the extra-time winner against FC Barcelona in the quarter-finals in 2003.

Position Forward
Born 5 Dec 1978
Nationality Argentina Argentina
Team History
C.A. Peñarol C.A. Peñarol 2011 - 2016
1561 kayserispor Kayserispor 2010 - 2011
240 bologna fc Bologna 2009 - 2010 (loan)
40 ssc napoli SSC Napoli 2007 - 2010
Juventus FC 1997 - 2007
AC Perugia Calcio 2004 (loan)
128 sevilla fc Sevilla 1999 - 2001 (loan)
100 empoli fc Empoli 1998 - 1999 (loan)
C.A. Peñarol C.A. Peñarol 1997
Danubio FC Danubio 1996

In the summer of 2007 Marcelo Zalayeta was signed by Napoli and he became an important player for the Naples side.

Marcelo Zalayeta made his international debut for Uruguay in 1997 and has gone onto feature in over 45 international matches for his nation.

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