Ignacio Piatti

Ignacio Piatti
Ignacio Piatti
Ignacio Piatti
Montreal Impact
Real Name: Ignacio Piatti
HT: 5' 11" WT: 169
Age: 31 (02/04/1985)
Birthplace: General Baldissera, Argentina

2014: Joined the Impact on July 2, becoming the third Designated Player in club history… Recorded four goals and one assist in six regular season games, all starts… Started and played his first career game in MLS on August 16 against Chicago… Scored his first two MLS career goals on August 30 against the Columbus Crew… Named to the MLSSoccer.com Team of the Week for weeks 25 and 27 and selected four times as the Videotron Player of the Game… Registered two assists in two starts in the CONCACAF Champions League group stage, helping the team reach the quarterfinals.

2013/2014: Was instrumental in San Lorenzo winning the Torneo Inicial, the season’s first half championship, finishing tied for third in the league with eight goals while adding four assists in 19 games… Also scored one goal in 13 games in the second half of the season… Started both games in the Copa Sudamericana against River Plate… Led San Lorenzo to the Copa Libertadores title, scoring three goals in 13 games, including a brace in the final group stage game against Brazilian club Botafogo, which helped the team reach the knockout rounds, and an important goal against Cruzeiro in the quarterfinals… Started the team’s first leg in the final against Nacional before leaving to join the Impact in MLS.

2012/2013: Joined Club Atlético San Lorenzo de Almagro, in the Argentine first division, on August 16, after receiving several offers from prestigious clubs, including River Plate and Independiente… Scored three goals in 21 regular season games… Also scored four goals in five Copa Argentina games, helping his team reach the tournament final against Arsenal.

2011/2012: Played 11 games in his second season in Serie A with U.S. Lecce as well as one Coppa Italia game.

2010/2011: Signed with newly promoted club U.S. Lecce in August, in the Italian first division… Recorded three goals and two assists in 25 Serie A games in his first season in Italy… Also played one game in the Coppa Italia… Made his Italian debut on August 29 in a loss to AC Milan.

2009/2010: Joined prestigious Argentine Club Atlético Independiente at the end of August, finishing the season as one of the top scorers in the Primera Division with eight goals and four assists in 35 games, including 31 starts and 2,626 minutes.

2008/2009: Played 31 games with Gimnasia La Plata, registering one goal and four assists in close to 2,000 minutes in the Argentine first division.

2007/2008: Recorded seven goals and two assists in 36 games and 2,503 minutes with Gimnasia La Plata.

2006/2007: Spent the first half of the season with A.S. Saint-Etienne in the French first division, before returning to Argentina in January, with first division club Gimnasia La Plata, scoring two goals in 11 regular season games… Made his Primera Division debut on February 9, in a 2-0 loss to Arsenal de Sarandi.

2005/2006: Started the season with Chacarita Juniors, in the Argentine second division, scoring five goals in 19 games… Joined French club A.S. Saint-Etienne in January, playing one Ligue 1 game against Sochaux and three Coupe de Ligue games.

2004/2005: A fait ses débuts professionnels avec Chacarita Juniors en Primera B Nacional, enregistrant cinq buts en 31 matchs.

Played with Club Mitre de General Baldissera, before joining Newell’s Old Boys… Also trained for several weeks with Italian giant AS Roma.

Son of Oscar and Beatriz Piatti… Married to Micaela and they have one daughter, Lola… Has one brother, Ezequiel… His grand-father, Pedro, played in Argentina for Baldissera.

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Career Statistics (Regular Season)
2015Montreal Impact26269221386029221030
2014Montreal Impact66445011673020
Career Totals-323213266397636251050
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