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. Franco Di Santo could be described as a football journeyman having played for several clubs during his football career. He was at Atletico Mineiro of Brazil until last summer when he left the club at the end of his contract.

“Franco Di Santo became a known name in European football following his move to Chelsea at a young age. He signed for the Blues from Audaxof Chile but he was unable to make the grades at Stamford Bridge. Franco Di Santo didn't produce the quality needed to secure a spot in the Chelsea first team. He was farmed out on loan to Blackburn Rovers for the 2009/10 season by Chelsea and he would go on to score just one goal in 24 appearances in all competitions. The goal was a significant one as it came in the league clash with rivals Burnley. Franco Di Santo scored one of the goals as Blackburn Rovers came from a goal down to beat the Clarets 3-2 at home. It was the first meeting between the two teams in the Premier League. Blackburn Rovers didn't take the option of making his loan deal permanent and “the player went on to sign for another Northwest team Wigan Athletic in a £2m deal in 2010. Franco Di Santo also played for Werder Bremen and Schalke 04 in the German Bundesliga before signing for Spanish club Rayo Vallecano. His next club after Rayo Vallecano was Atletico Mineiro in Brazil.