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Darío Scotto

Personal information
Full nameDarío Oscar Scotto
Height1.75 m
Playing positionStriker

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Darío Oscar Scotto (born September 1, 1969 in Buenos Aires) is a former Argentine footballer. He currently played club football in Argentina Spain, Mexico, Paraguay, Chile and Bolivia and played for the Argentina national football team.

Scotto started his professional career with Platense in 1987. He became a consistent goalscorer, tying Diego Latorre as the topscorer of the 1992 Clausura. this achievement won him a call up to the Argentina national team and a move to Spanish side Sporting de Gijón.

In 1993 Scotto was signed by Mexican club Necaxa but he soon returned to Argentina where he signed for Rosario Central. In 1995 he joined Boca Juniors where he played alongside Diego Maradona. After a good season in the Apertura 1995 where he scored 7 goals, he struggled to maintain his form and returned to Rosario Central in 1996.

In 1997 he endured a desperate season with Gimnasia y Tiro before joining Argentinos Juniors in 1998.

In the latter part of his career he played for Cerro Porteño in Paraguay, Santiago Wanderers in Chile and Aurora in Bolivia. He retired in 2003.




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