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Marcelo Salas

Personal information
Full nameJosé Marcelo Salas Melinao
Date of birthDecember 24, 1974(age 41)
Place of birthTemuco, Chile
Height1.73 m
Playing positionStriker
Club information
Current clubUnión Temuco (Chairman)

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José Marcelo Salas Melinao (born December 24, 1974 in Temuco), better known as El Matador, Shileno or simply Marcelo Salas, is a former football player from Chile. He, along with world cup veterans, 3 time Best Player of America Elías Figueroa and former Real Madrid and Inter Milan forward Iván Zamorano, has been one of Chile's most prestigious footballers. He has played in Chile, Argentina and Italy where he has won titles for every team he has played for. He has a deft touch with his left foot, which has led to some spectacular goals all around the globe, including two in a historical 2-0 win for Chile in Michael Owen's debut for England in Wembley Stadium right before the 1998 World Cup.

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