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Getting to Know - Marcos Rojo

Getting to Know - Marcos Rojo
A series where we, as the title suggest; get to know those within the Manchester United camp.

Name - Faustino Marcos Alberto Rojo

Date of Birth - 20th March 1990

Place of Birth - La Plata, Argentina

Position -
Centre-back
Left-back

Height - 1.87m (6ft 1 ½ in)

Youth Career -
2000-2008 - Estudiantes LP

Senior Career -
2008-2011 - Estudiantes LP
2011-2012 - Spartak Moscow
2012-2014 - Sporting CP
2014+ Manchester United

International Career -
2011+ Argentina

Interesting Facts -

1 - Rojo transferred from Sporting CP to Manchester United for a fee of £16 million in 2014.

2 - Rojo made his debut for his senior national team, Argentina, in 2011 and has earned himself over 35 caps. Rojo was also part of the Argentine team during the 2014 FIFA World Cup final.

3 - Rojo was the only player from the Argentina squad to be featured in the Castrol Performance Index Team of the Tournament.

4 - Rojo made his debut for Manchester United in a game against Queen`s Park Rangers, in which Manchester United won 4-0. This came after Rojo missed a number of matches due to work permit issues, following possible criminal charges concerning problems with a neighbour.

5 - Rojo received his first cap in February 2011 after a 2-1 win against Portugal in Switzerland.

Writer:Charlie Bacchus
Date:Wednesday August 5 2015
Time: 2:38PM

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