Cristhian Stuani

Cristhian Ricardo Stuani Curbelo (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈkɾistjan esˈtwani]; born 12 October 1986) is a Uruguayan professional footballer who plays as a striker for Spanish club Girona and the Uruguay national team.

Cristhian Stuani
Stuani playing for Uruguay at the 2018 FIFA World Cup
Personal information
Full name Cristhian Ricardo Stuani Curbelo[1]
Date of birth (1986-10-12) 12 October 1986 (age 34)
Place of birth Tala, Uruguay
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)[1]
Position(s) Striker
Club information
Current team
Girona
Number 7
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2007 Danubio 36 (23)
2006–2007Bella Vista (loan) 14 (12)
2008–2012 Reggina 18 (1)
2009–2010Albacete (loan) 39 (22)
2010–2011Levante (loan) 30 (8)
2011–2012Racing Santander (loan) 32 (9)
2012–2015 Espanyol 103 (25)
2015–2017 Middlesbrough 59 (11)
2017– Girona 128 (80)
National team
2003 Uruguay U17 12 (3)
2005 Uruguay U20 15 (6)
2012– Uruguay 50 (8)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 12:41, 27 August 2021 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 15 November 2019

He started out at Danubio, being bought by Reggina in 2008. He went on to spend the vast majority of his professional career in Spain, in representation of several clubs, most notably with Espanyol; he signed with Middlesbrough from England in 2015 and, two years later, joined Girona.

Stuani made his debut for Uruguay in 2012 and appeared for the nation at two World Cups and three Copa América tournaments. He also holds an Italian passport.[2]