DI SANTO: 2013 FA CUP FINAL

Argentine striker Franco Di Santo was part of the Wigan Athletic squad that made history by reaching the 2013 FA Cup final. Wigan Athletic saw off teams such as Bournemouth, Macclesfield Town, Huddersfield Town, Everton and Millwallbefore reaching the final under the guidance of Spanish tactician Roberto Martinez.

Final opponents Manchester City reached the final by beating clubs like Watford, Stoke City, Leeds United, Barnsley and Premier League rivals Chelsea. Manchester City went into the 2013 FA Cup final as overwhelming favourites, but Franco Di Santo and Wigan Athletic had other ideas.

DI SANTO: LIFE AFTER WIGAN ATHLETIC

Argentine striker Franco Di Santo might not be an household name in the Premier League but he's still known to several teams in the English top flight after he turned out for a lot of teams during his stay in the United Kingdom (UK).

Franco Di Santo moved to England as a teenager with Chelsea paying a little over £3m to secure his transfer from AudaxItaliano in the Chilean league. He spent some time on loan at Blackburn Rovers as a Chelsea player and went on to play almost 100 games for Wigan Athletic.

DI SANTO: BLACKBURN ROVERS CAREER UNVEILED

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Argentine international Franco Di Santo scored three goals in 22 games in the Premier League while he was on loan at Blackburn Rovers from West London giants Chelsea.

FDS: ARGENTINA NATIONAL TEAM CAREER REVEALED

San Lorenzo striker Franco Di Santo (FDS) tasted national team football for the first time in Argentina when he was called up to the u-20 team several years ago. In 2006, Di Santo played his first match for the Argentina u-20 team and his debut goal for his side came against France. Franco Di Santo was part of the Argentine u-20 squad to the 2007 South American Youth Championship which was hosted by Paraguay.

DI SANTO: WIGAN CAREER EXAMINED

Argentine striker Franco Di Santo didn't make the expected impact at West London giants Chelsea and that prompted the move to Wigan Athletic two years after his move to Stamford Bridge. The San Lorenzo player came to the Premier League as a hot prospect following his transfer from AudaxItaliano in the South American nation of Chile.

PREMIER LEAGUE FLOPS REBUILDING THEIR CAREERS

Strikers Angelo Henrique and Franco Di Santo left the Premier League as flops after much was expected of them when they were hot prospects. The two players have been able to pick up their respective careers in South America.

DI SANTO: WIGAN ATHLETIC CAREER EXPOSED

San Lorenzo striker Franco Di Santo tasted English football for the first time when he signed for West London giants Chelsea in 2008. The Blues paid around £3.4m to secure his transfer from Chilean club AudaxItaliano. He moved to the Premier League as a hot prospect.

SOUTH AMERICA’S FORGOTTEN STARS

While there have been matches played in competitions like the UEFA Euros and the FIFA World Cup Qualifiers, South American football fans were being treated with some fantastic football in the Copa Libertad ores, the continent's version of the Champions League.

DI SANTO SCORES FOR NEW CLUB

San Lorenzo striker Franco Di Santo is up and running for his new club after he found the back of the net during a recent league game. Franco Di Santo scored one of the goals as San Lorenzo beat Arsenal Sarandi 2-1 at home. It took Franco Di Santo seven appearances to score his first goal for San Lorenzo. The Argentine striker had a slow start at San Lorenzo upon his free transfer move to the club last summer. The 31-year-old forward was injured for the majority of his first few months at the club and he didn't play his first game for the Argentine top flight team until November 2020.

THROWBACK: WHEN FRANCO DI SANTO HELPED SCHALKE 04 CLIMB UP BUNDESLIGA

On this day five years ago, Schalke put in one of their best performances in recent years as they defeated Hannover 96 and climbed up the German Bundesliga table. The match was played at the Veltins-Arena and ended 3-1 in favor of Schalke who were very impressive and out in some wonderful performances to maintain their position at the top of the table.<center><img src="https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EXVuJXaU0AAbiU7.jpg" width="500" /></center>
Leroy Sane, who now plays for European Champions Bayern Munich was the player to have the first attempt at goal after receiving a beautiful cross from Johannes Geis and fired a thunderous shot as he looked to score the opening goal but his effort only went wide.

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