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Leandro Benítez

Leandro Benítez (born 5 April 1981) is an Argentina Association football who plays for Estudiantes de La Plata. Leandro Benítez usually plays as a midfielder on the left side of the pitch.

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Leandro Benítez biography


Leandro Benítez (born 5 April 1981) is an Argentina Association football who plays for Estudiantes de La Plata. Leandro Benítez usually plays as a midfielder on the left side of the pitch.

Career

A native of Ensenada, Buenos Aires, Benítez grew in the youth system of Estudiantes de La Plata, and in 2001 was loaned to Quilmes Atlético Club where Leandro Benítez played two years, and then to Club Olimpo where Leandro Benítez stayed another two years.

Back in Estudiantes since 2005, Benítez was part of the 2006–07 Argentine Primera División Torneo Apertura team. In 2008, Leandro Benítez was runner up with the team in the 2008 Copa Sudamericana. Subsequently, Leandro Benítez was a starter and key contributor on the team that won the 2009 Copa Libertadores. The midfielder played in 14 games, and scored 1 goal (against Club Nacional de Football in the semifinal) during the tournament.

In the 2009 FIFA Club World Cup, Benítez scored twice in the semi-final against Pohang Steelers in a 2-1 win.

Honours

Estudiantes
- Argentine Primera División (2): 2006–07 Argentine Primera División, 2010–11 Argentine Primera División season
- Copa Libertadores (1): 2009 Copa Libertadores

Reference: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leandro_Ben%c3%adtez

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