|Birth name Mario Nicolas Almada|
Role Olympic athlete
Name Mario Almada
|Born 20 May 1975 (age 40) (1975-05-20) Buenos Aires|
Mario Nicolás Almada (born May 20, 1975 in Buenos Aires) is a field hockey forward from Argentina.
Almada made his debut for the national squad in 1994, and competed in the 2000 Summer Olympics and the 2004 Summer Olympics. He has also been involved in coaching for the national team.
He has played club hockey in Spain with Club de Campo and Real Club de Polo de Barcelona; in the Netherlands for Laren; and in India in the Premier Hockey League for Orissa Steelers and then in the World Series Hockey for Pune Strykers.