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Cristian Edgardo Amado

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Full name  Cristian Edgardo Amado
Name  Cristian Amado
Playing position  Striker
Role  Footballer

Number  9
Height  1.83 m
Years  Team
Date joined  2008
Date of birth  (1985-06-07) 7 June 1985 (age 30)
Place of birth  Puerto Iguazu, Argentina
Current team  C.D. Tondela (#9 / Forward)

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Cristian Edgardo Amado (born 7 June 1985), known as Piojo, is an Argentine professional footballer who plays as a striker.


He played professionally in Portugal, notably appearing for Tondela in all four major levels.

Football career

Born in Puerto Iguazú, Misiones Province, Piojo spent his entire professional career in Portugal, starting out at Portimonense S.C. in the Segunda Liga in 2004. He went on to represent Silves FC, Atlético Clube de Portugal, Imortal DC, Sport Benfica e Castelo Branco and C.D. Tondela, achieving promotion to the Primeira Liga with the latter club at the end of the 2014–15 season and contributing to the feat with 33 games and ten goals.

Piojo made his top division debut on 23 August 2015, playing roughly 30 minutes in a 0–1 away loss against Boavista FC. The following June, after having appeared sparingly as his team retained their status, the 31-year-old was released.


  • Portuguese Third Division: 2008–09
  • Segunda Liga: 2014–15
  • References

    Cristian Edgardo Amado Wikipedia

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