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Javier Pastore is a professional Argentine player who currently plays as a attacking midfielder for Serie A club Roma and the Argentina national team. He is known for his ability to use both feet, his speed, and the power of his shot. He was born in Pescara to parents, Mr and Mrs Juan Carlos Pastore Córdoba,in Capital Department, Córdoba Province, Argentina 20 June 1989. For his playing position, he plays as an attacking midfielder. His zodiac sign is Gemini, he stands tall at a height of 187cm, weight 78kg and is of the Argentine nationality. In detail, we analyze how Javier Pastore stood out as one of Argentina’s star players in our Javier Pastore’s biography facts, childhood, career, net worth, relationship , parents, education, profile and personal life.
Javier Pastore Biography, Facts Rundown, Childhood, Early Life & Profile
Pastore was born and raised in Córdoba in an Italian-Argentine family originally from Volvera, Turin. He started his career in the youth system of the Argentine club Talleres, and slowly moved up to the first team. In 2007, Pastore made his debut in the Argentine second division under the wing of manager Ricardo Gareca. In 2007, he only managed to play five games.
Javier Pastore, Net Worth, Salary, Age, Zodiac, Marital Status, Profile, Stats, Height, Transfer, Wife, Ethnicity, Nationality, Full Name, Girlfriend, Children, Parents
|Full Name||Javier Matías Pastore|
|Birth Date||20 June 1989|
|Birth Place||Córdoba, Capital Department, Córdoba Province, Argentina|
|Stats,Height,Weight||Height:187 cm Weight: 75kg|
|facebook.com search phrase: Julian Draxler|
|Wife / Girlfriend||Chiara Picone|
|Playing Position||Attacking Midfielder|
Javier Pastore Professional Facts & Football Career
Pastore started his club career with Talleres and then Huracán in his native Argentina before transferring to Serie A team Palermo in 2009 for a contract sum of €4.7 million. In 2011, French side Paris Saint-Germain aquired the Argentine attacking midfielder for a reported €39.8 million. He won numerous domestic honours with the club, including five Ligue 1 titles, before joining Roma in 2018, for a fee of €24.7 million.
At international level, Pastore made his senior appearance in 2010, and has since gone on to make over 20 debuts for his country. He represented Argentina at the 2010 FIFA World Cup, and at three editions of the Copa América, making it to consecutive finals of the latter competition in 2015 and 2016.
At the 2008 season, Pastore was loaned to Huracán of the Argentine Primera. the Argentine attacking midfielder made his professional debut for Huracán on 24 May 2008 in a 1–0 loss with River Plate. In the 2009 Clausura championship, Pastore established himself as a regular first team player for the club under the management of Ángel Cappa. This was his breakthrough tournament, where his side narrowly lost out on the championship title. His performance against River Plate was particularly amazing where he opened the scoring with a 25-yard shot and then scored again with a piece of astonishing game play helping Huracán win 4–0 in the club’s biggest win against River Plate in over 60 years. Pastore ended up as the team’s top scorer with seven goals and three assists. Pastore and teammate Matías De Federico were integral to Huracán’s title challenge that season.
By 11 July 2009, in yet another transfer Palermo formally announced the signing of Pastore for five years until 30 June 2014, with a transfer fee of approximately €4.7 million. Before his move to Palermo, he was also linked to number of other top European clubs, including Manchester United, Porto, Milan and Chelsea.
Pastore’s appearance was on 15 August in the Coppa Italia, while his debut in Serie A came eight days later. His breakthrough game was on 4 October against Juventus, when he was a major assist to Edinson Cavani’s goal in a 2–0 win, appearing in all the websites and national newspapers. He scored his first Serie A goal on 30 January 2010 in a 2–4 away defeat to Bari. In the first season, Pastore showed his prowess as being a promising but inexperienced youngster, playing mostly as a second-half substitute under head coaches Walter Zenga and, later, Delio Rossi.
Pastore went on to established himself as a regular under the tutelage of Rossi, playing usually in a role behind the regular striking duo of Fabrizio Miccoli and Edinson Cavani. Thanks to his astonishing performances, all praised by fans and pundits, Palermo finished off the season in fifth place, thus qualifying for the UEFA Europa League. In the 2010–11 season, on 14 November, Pastore scored his first career hat-trick in a derby match against Catania. On 30 July 2011, Palermo club president Maurizio Zamparini revealed that a fee had been agreed over Javier Pastore’s transfer to Paris Saint-Germain.
Paris Saint-Germain (2011)
On 6 August 2011, Paris Saint-Germain formally announced their contract with Pastore, where he was assigned the number 27 jersey. The transfer fee was pegged at €39.8 million. However, due to third-party ownership by his agent Marcelo Simonian, who would received €12.5 million (not known it included agent fee or not) Palermo announced through its website that the club received only €22.8 million of the total fee.
The president of Palermo, president Maurizio Zamparini had started a legal action over the matter, despite the Italian Football Federation (FIGC) prohibiting any Italian club from forming any ownership agreement with third parties, which Zamparini acknowledged risked a punishment for himself.
Pastore wen ton to net his first goal in a Ligue 1 match against Stade Brestois in a 1–0 win on 11 September 2011.
During the first season at the Parc des Princes, Pastore again netted 13 goals in 33 league matches. The following year, Pastore made 34 league appearances as PSG won the first of four consecutive Ligue 1 titles.Pastore also scored his first UEFA Champions League goal in a 4–1 win over FC Dynamo Kyiv on 18 September 2012.
By 2014–15, Pastore made had recorded over 50 appearances and was named in the UNFP team of the season as PSG won an unprecedented domestic quadruple of Ligue 1, the Coupe de France, Coupe de la Ligue and the Trophée des Champions.
Ahead of the 2016–17 season, Pastore was re-assigned jersey number 10 formally worn by departing Zlatan Ibrahimović, switching from the number 27 shirt. As with 2015–16, he missed a large portion of the season due to injuries sustained, but returned to the PSG starting line-up for Le Classique against rivals Olympique de Marseille, where he assisted Edinson Cavani in a 5–1 Ligue 1 away win on 26 February 2017. After 3 days, he came on as a substitute and netted the opening goal, before assisting Cavani again as PSG defeated Ligue 2 club Chamois Niortias 2–0 to reach the quarter-final stage of the 2016–17 Coupe de France. On 19 March 2017, Pastore assisted both of PSG’s goals by crossing the ball to the scorers Adrien Rabiot and Julian Draxler in their 2-1 Ligue 1 home win over Olympique Lyonnais.
By 17 May 2017, Pastore appeared as a 72nd-minute substitute for Julian Draxleras PSG defeated Angers 1–0 in the 2017 Coupe de France Final.
Before the start of the next season, he vacated his number 10 jersey to new signing Neymar as a welcome gift, and reclaimed his previous number 27 jersey.
On 8 May 2018, he came off the bench as PSG won 2–0 against Les Herbiers VF to clinch the 2017–18 Coupe de France.
On 26 June 2018, Pastore entered a a five-year agreement with Italian side Roma from Paris Saint-Germain for a reported contract fee of €24.7m; he was again assigned the number 27 shirt. The attacking midfielder made his club debut in a 1–0 away win over Torino in Serie A on 19 August. He netted his first goal for the club on 27 August, opening the scoring with a back-heeled goal in the second minute of play in an eventual 3–3 home draw against Atalanta in the league.
Javier Pastore International career
Following a string of excellent performances in his first season in Serie A, the Argentine senior coach Diego Maradona called up Pastore for an unofficial friendly match against the Catalonia “national” team on 22 December 2009. The attacking midfielder made his debut as a second-half substitute, netting a goal in the process. Since the match was not a FIFA-recognized representative game, however, Pastore did not receive a cap.
He was subsequently called up by head coach Maradona again for a friendly game against Germany, but did not make an appearance. His official debut was against Canada on 25 May 2010, and he was subsequently included by Maradona in Argentina’s 23-man squad for the 2010 FIFA World Cup. On 22 June, where he made his FIFA World Cup debut when he came on the pitch in the 77th minute against Greece, replacing Sergio Agüero. Argentina won the match 2–0. On 27 June, he was again substituted on against Mexico in the 87th minute, this time replacing Maxi Rodríguez. Argentina won the match 3–1.
He was selected by coach Gerardo Martino for the 2015 Copa América and began with the team’s opening fixture against Paraguay in La Serena. In the semi-final stage, Pastore netted the team’s second goal and assisted Ángel Di María for the third as Argentina defeated Paraguay 6–1 to reach the tournament final. In the final against hosts Chile on 4 July, Pastore came off for Éver Banega in the 81st minute; following a 0–0 draw after extra-time, Chile claimed the title with a 4–1 penalty shoot-out victory.
By 2016, Pastore was added to Argentina’s 23-man squad for the Copa América Centenario. Argentina went on to reach the final, only to lose out on penalties to Chile once again.
Javier Pastore Net worth
Javier Pastore earns £570,000 weekly, putting his net worth at a whopping $3.4 million as of 2019.
Javier Pastore Girlfriend & Personal Life
Javier Pastore is currently dating girlfriend Chiara Picone.
Javier Pastore Salary
Javier Pastore earns £570,000 as a weekly salary.
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