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Ariel Zapata

Personal information
Full nameAriel Hernán Zapata
Height1.79 m (5 ft 10.4 in)
Playing positionMidfielder / Defender

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Ariel "el pepi" Zapata (born 2 September 1974 in Florencio Varela) is an Argentine footballer who plays for Newell's Old Boys.

Zapata started his playing career in 1994 with Estudiantes de La Plata, in his first season with the club they won the 2nd division championship. He played with the club in the Argentine Primera until 2004 when he was signed by Newell's Old Boys manager Américo Gallego.

In his first season with Newell's he was part of the squad that won the Apertura 2004 championship. He has gone on to make over 100 appearances for the club.

Zapata retired from professional football December 12, 2008 in a match against Racing Club. He missed a penalty in that match that Hernan Bernardello put in after the kick.

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