Marcelo Danubio Zalayeta ( Spanish: Marcelo Danubio Zalayeta ; December 5, 1978, Montevideo ) - Uruguayan footballer. Known for playing for Peñarol , Italian Juventus and the Uruguayan national team.
Salayeta in Peñarole
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- 1 Career
- 1.1 Club
- 1.2 International
- 2 Achievements
- 3 notes
- 4 References
Marcelo Salayeta began his football career at the Danubio club in 1996. In his Uruguayan debut season, the 18-year-old Salayeta scored 12 goals in 32 matches. Having shown an excellent result, Marcelo moved to Peñarol in 1997. In Peñarole, the young striker also showed himself perfectly, scoring 13 goals in 32 matches, as well as winning the league title and winning Ligilya . Back in 1997, breeders of the Italian Juventus became interested in Salayeta. In January 1998, Marcelo signed a contract with Juventus. Having become a Turin club player, Marcelo rarely got into the main squad; in the 1997/98 Italian Championship , Salayeta played only five matches and scored one goal, Marcelo also spent two matches in the Italian Cup . Despite the small number of matches played, Marcelo became the Italian champion of the 1997/98 season.
In October 1998, Marcelo was leased to the Empoli Club. For Empoli, in the 1998/99 Italian Championship, Salayeta played 17 matches and scored two goals. After the lease ended in June 1999, Marcelo was again leased, this time to the Spanish Seville . For two seasons, speaking first in the first league of Spain , and then in the second , Salayeta played 50 matches for Sevilla and scored 10 goals. After returning from a lease to Juventus, Marcelo occasionally left the first team, playing 35 matches in three seasons in the championship and scoring 4 goals. In January 2004, Marcelo transferred to Perugia on loan, but there Salayeta did not receive playing time, having played only five matches.
In 2007 he moved to Napoli , for which he played two seasons, after which in the summer of 2009 Bologna was leased.
On August 25, 2010, the player signed a 2-year contract with the Turkish club Kayserispor   . March 25, 2011 the attacker terminated the contract with Kayserispor by mutual agreement  .
On May 7, 2011, the footballer reached an oral agreement to return to Peñarol   . On July 6, 2011, Salayeta signed a contract with Peñarol until June 30, 2012  .
In November 2015, Marcelo announced the completion of his football career  .
Debuting in the Uruguayan national team in 1997, he spent 47 matches for it, scoring 10 goals. Salayeta twice participated in the America's Cup. In 2005, during a return butt match against Australia for reaching the 2006 World Cup in the penalty shootout, Salayeto did not take his shot, and that was what Uruguayans cost the trip to the World Cup in Germany.
- Champion of Uruguay (2): 1997 , 2012/13
- Champion of Italy (3): 1997/98 , 2001/02 , 2002/03 , 2004/05 (canceled), 2005/06 (canceled)
- Super Bowl Italy (2): 2002, 2003
- Series B Winner (1): 2006/07
- Uruguay national team
- Silver medalist at the World Youth Championship : 1997
- America's Silver Medalist: 1999
- Marcelo Danubio Zalayeta Kulübümüzde ( tur .) (Link not available) . Kayserispor Resmi İnternet Sitesi (08.25.2010). Date of treatment August 26, 2011. Archived March 12, 2012.
- Napoli, Zalayeta rescinde e passa al Kayserispor (Italian) (link not available) . Corriere dello Sport (08.25.2010). Date of treatment August 26, 2011. Archived March 12, 2012.
- Duyuru (tour.) (Inaccessible link) . Kayserispor Resmi İnternet Sitesi (03/25/2011). Date of treatment August 26, 2011. Archived March 12, 2012.
- Arregló Zalayeta (Spanish) (unavailable link) . Noticias Manyas (05/07/2011). Date of treatment August 26, 2011. Archived March 12, 2012.
- Marcelo Zalayeta es manya (Spanish) . ManyaCapo.com (05/07/2011). Date of treatment August 26, 2011.
- Zalayeta firmó; Fosgt, el lunes (Spanish) . Ovación Digital (07/07/2011). Date of treatment August 26, 2011.
- Zalayeta confirmó su retiro (Spanish) . Ovacion Digital (November 3, 2015). Date of treatment March 19, 2016.