|Full name Marco Aratore|
2008–2009 FC Basel U21
Weight 67 kg
Height 1.75 m
Name Marco Aratore
Current teams FC Aarau, FC Basel
|Date of birth (1991-06-04) 4 June 1991 (age 24)|
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Marco Aratore Skills Fc St.gallen
Marco Aratore (born 4 June 1991) is a Swiss footballer who plays as a Midfielder. He is currently playing with St. Gallen in the Super League.
Aratore played in the Basel youth teams and for two years in their U21 team. He was brought up into their first team squad at the age of 18. He played his first game for the side against FC Santa Coloma in the Europa League, but was unable to obtain a place in the first team in the Swiss Super League. During this time he played one sole league match for Basel, one Swiss Cup game and four in the Europa league, scoring a goal in the cup game. Therefore, he was loaned to FC Thun for three months at the end of the 2009-10 season. For the season 2010-11 he was loaned to FC Aarau. The loan was extended for another year. In August 2012 he returned to Basel, but played for the reserve squad in the 1. Liga Promotion, the third highest tier of Swiss football. On 17 January 2013 it was announced that he was loaned to Winterthur so that he could gain playing experience in a higher league. In Summer 2013 his contract with Basel ran out, therefore he signed for Winterthur and played 35 of the 36 games that season. In Summer 2014 he transferred to St. Gallen.
Arature has played for various Swiss youth teams, playing nine games for both the U-16 team and the U-17 team and seven games for the U-18 team. He has also played 13 games for the Switzerland U-19 team, scoring three goals.
He made his international U-20 debut as substitute on 6 September 2010 in the 2:3 home defeat in the Stadion Breite, Schaffhausen, against German U-20 team. He scored his first goal for the Swiss U-20 team on 31 August 2011 in the 3:2 home win against the Italian U-20 team.