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Alejandro Damian Dominguez

BornJune 10, 1981

Alejandro Damián Domínguez is an Argentine footballer who plays for Rayo Vallecano as an attacking midfielder or a second striker. After playing for second league club Quilmes, he was signed by Argentinian giants River Plate. He was crowned on as three times Clausura champion with The Millionaires. His impressive performance made him the focus of many a scouter. Eventually, he ended up signing for Russian side Rubin Kazan, in 2004. In 2007, Domínguez was signed by FC Zenit Saint Petersburg for €7 million which was the highest record fee inside the Russian Premier League till it was surpassed in 2008, when Danny moved to Zenit Saint Petersburg for a fee well above 30 million euros. One of Domínguez's most notable performances was in the 4-0 UEFA Cup victory over Bayern Munich which pushed Zenit to the final of the competition. He was named the best footballer in Russia of 2009 by the Russian Football Union, Sport Express newspaper and Russian weekly magazine Futbol. In 2009, he joined Valencia on a three and a half years long contract. In 2011, he was loaned to former club River Plate after which he signed on with Spanish Primera división club Rayo Vallecano, on a one year deal, in August 2012.
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