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Lucio Filomeno

Personal information
Full nameLucio Alejo Filomeno
Height1.8 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing positionForward / Attacking midfielder
Club information
Current clubAtlético de Rafaela

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Lucio Filomeno (born 8 May 1980) is an Argentine football forward who currently plays for Atlético de Rafaela. After growing up in Haedo, Buenos Aires, Filomeno played for a variety of clubs around the world and also for the Argentina U-16 National Team.

Filomeno made his professional debut in march 1996 playing for Nueva Chicago and being still 15 years old. He was one of the youngest players to this day to start playing professionally in Argentina. He was then noticed by English club Newcastle and made his first move to Europe. He didn´t play officially for Newcastle but moved instead to Italy where he signed first for Udinese and then for Inter Milan. He returned a year later to Argentina to join San Lorenzo de Almagro where he contributed to the club´s winning of the Argentine "Torneo Clausura" 2001 and the Southamerican "Copa Mercosur" 2001.

Subsequently he moved to Mexico where he joined Jaguares de Chiapas in their inaugural 2002 season, scoring the team's first goal ever in a 3 1 loss to Tigres. In 2006 he returned to Argentina to join his original club, Nueva Chicago.

In the summer of 2007 he was signed by Greek first division club Asteras Tripolis and in June 2009 he was picked up on a two-year deal by greek club PAOK FC.

He has signed a one year deal with Atlético de Rafaela of the Argentinian first division on August 4th, 2011.

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