Franco Di Santo Highlights How They Want to Defeat the Blues

Franco di Santo, the UC striker, is not happy with the drop in performance, which has crossed the team in recent times, taking into account the last three National Championship 2023 games, where they hardly scored any goal.

The Argentine made a statement where he said that it bothers them. They go out looking for games and they have chances but he doesn’t like entering. According to him, it will be more worrying if they didn’t have chances.

Santo Back to Boyhood Club Catolica in 2023

Franco Di Santo, whose full name is Franco Matias Di Santo, is an Argentine footballer. He has played as an international footballer as well. Current news of his games and performances is few. The only news is that he was active in the transfer market that opened up in January 2023. In that, he was transferred, from Tijuana to club Catolica. He is valued at 0.4 million EUR currently.

If we look back at this career he has been around the Catolica clubs from the beginning. Indeed, he started his professional career as a striker for the Universidad Catolica club, which is part of the Chilean Primera Division.

Franco Di Santo Says the Team Is Proud to Be Scorer in the Last Three Tournaments

Universidad Catolica is eyeing the big plan for the next year and presented its fourth reinforcement for the season of 2023, Franco Di Santo- striker, who returns to Chile following a long career in Germany, England, Brazil, Spain, Mexico, and Argentina. The striker is going to defend his second club in his country and after he returns to Chile after 15 years, he didn’t hide his happiness in signing for Cruzados.

The striker said that he is happy to arrive at a large and important institution in both South America and Chile as Universidad Catolica. He also said that he is happy to be available to the club and will contribute whatever he can to the team.


According to a report by Spanish outlet Fichajes, Nacho might leave Real Madrid as a free agent in the 2023 summer transfer window. And the Spanish defender could remain in La Liga, with Sevilla and Real Betis keen on signing him in a Bosman move.

Nacho has been with Real Madrid apart from the first two years of his youth career. After being with AD Complutense from 1999 to 2001, the 32-year-old joined La Fabrica. And the Spaniard went from strength to strength in Real Madrid’s academy before making his first-team debut in April 2011.


Real Madrid have made an exceptional start to the 2022/23 campaign. Los Blancos have a 100% record across all competitions so far, having won seven in seven in La Liga, UEFA Super Cup and Champions League combined. And, after beating RCD Mallorca 4-1 at the weekend, Carlo Ancelotti & co. will be aiming to extend that run when they host RB Leipzig at the Santiago Bernabeu later tonight in a Group F encounter in the Champions League.

Given the might of the German side’s attacking unit, things will not be easy for Real Madrid and they will have to fight hard to keep their winning run intact. Ahead of this much-anticipated encounter at the Bernabeu, we take a look at how Los Merengues might line up.


The No.9 shirt in the game of football is one of the most iconic numbers to be worn. Every club hands this number to their forwards and each club has some legendary players playing ‘the beautiful game’ in this jersey but why is this not the case with Chelsea. It’s somewhat similar to No.23 in basketball where the likes of Michael Jordan, LeBron James and Anthony Davis all wear this number and as a result will attract a lot of fans to use the same number.

The same could be said about the number 9 shirt as well. Some of the greatest players to ever play the game have played in this iconic number. Luis Suarez at Barcelona, Robert Lewandowski at FC Bayern Munich, Johan Cruyff at Barcelona, Sir Bobby Charlton at Manchester United, Filippo Inzaghi at AC Milan, Alan Shearer at Newcastle United and Alfredo Di Stefano at Real Madrid. Many records were broken and trophies were won by the players wearing this shirt.


Argentine striker Franco Di Santo is a member of Chelsea's number 9 shirt curse recipients’ group.Belgian international star RomeluLukaku sealed a loan move to Inter Milan from Premier League side Chelsea earlier this summer and the transfer only reinforced the curse associated with the number nine jersey at Stamford Bridge. Lukaku is the latest player to flop at Chelsea while wearing the number nine shirt. The Belgian star returned to Chelsea from Inter Milan in a £97m club-record deal, but the return lasted for just one season following his move back to the San Siro.


Argentine striker Franco Di Santo signed a three-year deal at German club Werder Bremen during the summer transfer window in 2013 after he was released by Wigan Athletic in the English league. His transfer to Bremen was announced officially on April 14, 2013. Nine days later, he made his debut for the clubin the league as a 67th minute substitute for Austrian star Marko Arnautovicduring the 1-0 defeat to Borussia Dortmund.

Franco Di Santo was sent off for a bad challenge on Bastian Oczipkaduring the 3-0 home league defeat to Eintracht Frankfurt on September 14, 2013.Oczipka needed facial stitches after the challenge from the striker. Two months later, he scored a goal and provided an assist for Dutch winger Eljero Elia in the final five minutes but it was not enough for Bremen who lost 3-2 at home to Mainz. Franco Di Santo finished his debut season at Werder Bremen with four goals in 23 league appearances.


Argentine international striker Franco Di Santo started his football career at AudaxItaliano in the Chilean league before he caught the attention of Premier League giants Chelsea. West London giants Chelsea were convinced that they were signing one of the best young strikers in the world.

Chelsea paid around £3.4m to sign Franco Di Santo from AudaxItaliano in 2008. The young striker was able to earn a place in the Chelsea first team after showing good form for the reserves, but he was unable to stay in the first team mainly due to the quality of competition which exists in the first team. At Chelsea, he had to contend with a lot of quality attackers from Didier Drogba to Nicholas Anelka to Salomon Kalou and many more. Franco Di Santo was unable to get regular game time with the Chelsea first team as a result of the quality shown by those attackers.


Franco Di Santo featured for both the u-20 team and the senior team during his time with the Argentine national team. The striker began his national team career in the u-20 set-up and he went on to score five times in 25 appearances over a three-year period. Franco Di Santo played for the u-20 team for the first time in 2006 and his last appearance for the team was in 2009.

Di Santo registered his first goal for the u-20 team against France. He was part of the Argentina u-20 squad to the 2007 edition of the South American Youth Championship in Paraguay. Franco Di Santo was unable to inspire his team to win the tournament after finishing second to Brazil who won via a two-point advantage. The striker was also given an invitation for the 2009 edition of the South American Youth Championship in Venezuela, but it was blocked by Premier League outfit Chelsea mainly due to the injury crisis at the club. Franco Di Santo had an average of one goal in five games over the course of his time with the u-20 team.


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