|Playing position |
Name Federico Platero
|2011–2013 Defensor Sporting|
Height 1.88 m
|Full name Federico Platero Gozzaneo|
Date of birth (1991-02-07) 7 February 1991 (age 24)
Place of birth Treinta y Tres, Uruguay
Current team FC Wil 1900 (#5 / Defender)
Federico Platero Gozzaneo (born February 7, 1991 in Treinta y Tres) is a Uruguayan footballer who currently plays as a defender for Liverpool Montevideo.
In early 2011, he debuted with Defensor Sporting first team.
In mid 2012, he was loaned to Juventud de Las Piedras for a season, having played 19 matches and scored one goal in his last appearance with the team against El Tanque Sisley.
In July 2013, Platero signed a new contract with Swiss Challenge League side FC Wil. On 21 July 2013, he debuted for Wil in a 0–3 away win against FC Chiasso when he played the whole match. His first goal came on 2 September 2013, in a 1-2 away win against FC Winterthur.
On 17 February 2015, he signed a six-month loan with Croatian side NK Osijek. On 1 March 2015, he made his league debut on a 0-4 away win against NK Zagreb. He only played two matches before sufering a long injury, which hept him away of the fields till the end of the season.
In July 2015, he returned to his country to play again for Juventud de Las Piedras which qualified to the 2015 Copa Sudamericana.
He has been capped by the Uruguay national under-20 football team for the 2011 South American Youth Championship and for the 2011 FIFA U-20 World Cup.