Fabricio Coloccini (born 22 January 1982) is an Argentine football defender who currently plays for Newcastle United and the Argentine national team. At the age of 28, Coloccini has already represented numerous football clubs, however it was his successful spell at Deportivo La Coruna where he earned his reputation as a top-level defender. After beginning his career at Boca Juniors in his native Argentina, Coloccini attracted the attention of AC Milan. He failed to establish himself there however and subsequently went on loan to four different clubs.
Coloccini currently plays in England for Championship side Newcastle United. He is known for his physical approach to the game.
Coloccini also holds an Italian passport due to his Italian ancestry.
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Deportivo claim Coloccini
Joe - "Colo will bounce back"
Stats at Liga de Futbol Profesional
Newcastle United profile
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