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Patricio Margetic

Patricio German "Pato" Margetic is a former Argentine footballer. He began his career in Argentina before playing five seasons in the North American Soccer League, as well as the Major Indoor Soccer League and

Margetic's professional career began in 1978 for Club Atletico San Telmo from the Isla Maciel district of Avellaneda. He came to the United States to play for the Detroit Express in 1980 and then moved on to the Chicago Sting in 1981-1984, where he went on to win 2 NASL Cups in 1981 and 1984. He was a second team all star in 1981, an honorable mention in 1982 and a first team selection in 1983. While playing for the Sting he earned the nickname "Magic Man". Margetic played in 130 NASL games, scoring 42 goals and 59 assists for 143 points, which ranks him 34th all-time in the league. After the end of the NASL, Margetic played six seasons in the Major Indoor Soccer League for the Chicago Sting, Kansas City Comets, Cleveland Crunch and Tacoma Stars, and nine seasons in the National Professional Soccer League for the Chicago Power and Detroit Rockers. He has spent the past several years running Pato's Magic Soccer, a Michigan non-profit promoting youth soccer. It is affiliated with Michigan Youth Soccer League and Michigan State Premier Soccer Program.


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