Lautaro Acosta Biography
Lautaro German Acosta is a professional footballer from Argentina, who plays as a forward. He was born on 14th March 1988 in Glew, Argentina.
He is a part of the senior Argentina side as a forward. He has been a part of the national side across different age-groups.
Acosta is a part of the Club Atletico Lanus, which has been one of the greatest clubs in the professional football sphere in Argentina.
Acosta was put through the youth system at Club Atlético Lanús, and made his debut for the senior team at the age of 18.
Due to financial difficulty, the club had to let go of many of its best players. That gave the opportunity for Acosta to rise through the ranks. He quickly became a potent weapon for the first team.
On 29 May 2008, aged 20, Acosta was signed for Sevilla FC on a five-year contract, to play in the La Liga.
Acosta received his first senior call-up during the World Cup qualifiers 2018 against Uruguay and Venezuela.
He earned his first cap against Uruguay coming on the field as a substitute at the hour-mark of an eventual 0–0 away draw.
On 4 February 2009, Acosta scored his first goal for Sevilla, in the decisive 2-1 win against Athletic Bilbao in the Copa Del Rey semi-final.
Acosta was an integral part of the squad to compete in the 2007 South American Youth Championship.
He headed the decisive goal against Uruguay, which sealed the qualification for his side to the 2007 FIFA U-20 World Cup and the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing.
There has been a slew of injuries which has kept him out of the game at crucial junctures of his rising career.
His strength and agility still remain a bit of concern as he is on a roll towards rejuvenating his career in the national colors.