Nicolas Tagliafico is an Argentine professional footballer who currently plays for the Argentina National Football team and the club, Ajax. Tagliafico was born on 31 August 1992 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
He plays as a left-back for the Dutch club Ajax. He has been widely recognized for his long lasting stamina.
Tagliafico’s professional debut was in an away game against Tigre for Atletico Banfield. He came on the field as a substitute on the 72nd minute.
The game was played in 2011 and he was just 19 years old at the time. The game ended with Banfield winning by 2-1.
Rise to glory
As a young player, Tagliafico played in all the youth categories for the Argentine national team. He played for the Under-15 team, Under-17 as well as Under-20. Tagliafico played in the 2011 FIFA Under-20 World Cup that was held in Colombia.
In 2012, he earned himself a one year loan deal with the Spanish club Real Murcia.
Tagliafico started playing for Atletico Banfield in the 2010-11 season and kept playing for them till 2015. He played for Real Murcia for one year on loan in 2012. After he came back to Banfield, he played 56 games and managed to score 2 goals.
In 2015, he joined Independiente. He made his professional debut for this club in an away win against Newell’s Old Boys.
He made 90 appearances for the club. Recently, he moved to Dutch club, Ajax Amsterdam.
Tagliafico was a member of the Independiente side that won Copa Sudamericana in the year 2017.