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Adrián Mahía

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Full nameAdrián Andrés Mahía
Playing positionstriker

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Adrián Andrés Mahía Gargantini (born on December 2, 1967 in San Rafael) is a former Argentine soccer striker, who played professional football in Argentina, Mexico, El Salvador and Costa Rica.

Many of the most important moments of his career came with Deportivo Saprissa of Costa Rica, during the 1990s. With Saprissa, he two national championships, as well as one CONCACAF Champions Cups. He also played with Club Deportivo Aguila of El Salvador, Cruz Azul and Toros Neza and Zacatepec of Mexico.

In his native Argentina he played for Belgrano de Córdoba, Club Atlético Platense, Independiente, Rosario Central and Club Atlético Juventud Unida Universitario.

Mahía was an excellent goal scorer, with great skills for shooting headers and a lot of physical strength. He is always remembered by Saprissa's fans because he played with too much heart, always giving the most of himself while leaving everything in the fields.

He was the best goal scorer in the 1999 Costa Rica's first division tournament, in which he managed to score 21 goals. Retired from soccer, he now lives in his home country.

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