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Javier Pastore Biography

Javier Matías Pastore is an Argentine footballer who currently plays for Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain and the Argentina national football team as an attacking midfielder. Javier Pastore started his career in the youth system of the Argentine club Talleres. In 2007, he made his debut in the Argentine second division under the wing of manager Ricardo Gareca. During the 2008 season, he was loaned to Huracán of the Argentine Primera. Pastore made his professional debut for Huracán on 24 May 2008 in a 1–0 loss with River Plate. On 11 July 2009 Palermo formally announced the signing of Pastore for five years until 30 June 2014, with the transfer fee being about €4.7 million. His debut was on 15 August in the Coppa Italia, while his debut in Serie A was eight days later. His breakthrough game was on 4 October against Juventus, when he assisted Edinson Cavani's goal in a 2–0 win. In the 2010–11 season, on 14 November, Pastore scored his first career hat-trick in a derby match against Catania. On 6 August 2011, Paris Saint-Germain formally announced the signing of Pastore for a fee of €39.8 million. Pastore scored his first goal in a Ligue 1 match against Stade Brest in a 1-0 win on 11 September 2011. Following a string of good performances in his first season at Italian Serie A level, Argentina head coach Diego Maradona called up Pastore for agame against a Catalan representative team, on 22 December 2009.

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Reports: Chelsea & Liverpool keen on signing £26 million-rated PSG star in January
Reports: Chelsea & Liverpool keen on signing £26 million-rated PSG star in January
Antonio Conte and Jurgen Klopp want to sign him in January
5 clubs in a great position to break the transfer record this summer
5 clubs in a great position to break the transfer record this summer
These five clubs who have both the pull and financial clout to break Paul Pogba's transfer fee in the upcoming transfer window.
Watch: What happened when PSG superstars played each other in a FIFA 17 tournament
Watch: What happened when PSG superstars played each other in a FIFA 17 tournament
Players from PSG participated in a FIFA 17 tournament held by EA.
French prosecution to probe Football Leaks
French prosecution to probe Football Leaks
Chelsea transfer Rumour: Antonio Conte plots move for PSG star Javier Pastore
Chelsea transfer Rumour: Antonio Conte plots move for PSG star Javier Pastore
Pastore is struggling for game time at the Parc des Princes this season.
Daily transfer news and rumours roundup - 31st October 2016
Daily transfer news and rumours roundup - 31st October 2016
Take a look at the biggest rumours of the day.
FIFA 17 ratings for PSG
FIFA 17 ratings for PSG
The Official FIFA 17 ratings for Paris Saint-Germain are out and several players have got significant upgrades.
Midfielder Matuidi admits wishing to join Juventus
Midfielder Matuidi admits wishing to join Juventus
Paris, Sep 4 (IANS) French midfielder Blaise Matuidi has admitted that he wanted to join Italian football champions Juventus this summer, but he is n ...
The 10 most expensive signings in Ligue 1
The 10 most expensive signings in Ligue 1
Presenting the top ten big money signings ever made in Ligue 1 history.
Argentina Copa America 2016 Predicted Lineup: Probable Starting 11 for the Argentine team
Argentina Copa America 2016 Predicted Lineup: Probable Starting 11 for the Argentine team
Here's looking at the players who could form the starting XI for Argentina in the Copa America 2016.
Paris Saint-Germain beat Lille to claim third French League Cup under Nasser Al-Khelaifi
Paris Saint-Germain beat Lille to claim third French League Cup under Nasser Al-Khelaifi
This is PSG's second title this season after they secured the Ligue 1 title over the weekend.
PSG asks fans to photoshop movie posters and the results are hilarious
PSG asks fans to photoshop movie posters and the results are hilarious
Even Chelsea were trolled ahead of the Champions League match
Why Gerardo Martino may be wrong in defending Messi and Argentina
Why Gerardo Martino may be wrong in defending Messi and Argentina
Coach Martino can sit and look at the statistics which do prove that his best players go missing and fail to bring their A-game to the pitch for their country. Whereas the same players, are winning trebles and doubles with their clubs.
A case for the innocence of Higuain in Argentina's failures
A case for the innocence of Higuain in Argentina's failures
Is it fair for a striker who came on as a substitute in the 71st minute of the game to take the blame for Argentina's failure?
Looking ahead to the Copa America 2015 Final: Chile vs Argentina
Looking ahead to the Copa America 2015 Final: Chile vs Argentina
Chile will seek to win their first ever major trophy while Argentina are looking to end a trophy drought.
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