Franco Jara

  • Date of birth : 15/07/1988
  • Position : Forward
  • Country : Argentina Argentina
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Franco Jara

Franco Jara

Clubs: Arsenal de Sarandí, SL Benfica

• Jara started out in his native Argentina with Arsenal Sarandí, making his first-team debut two months before his 20th birthday against AA Argentinos Juniors.

• An Argentinian youth international, he made his senior debut as a substitute in January 2010 during a friendly against Costa Rica and scored the winning goal in a 3-2 victory.

• A few days after his international bow he signed a pre-contract with Benfica to join the Portuguese club in the summer.

• Left Arsenal Sarandí at the end of an impressive 2009/10 campaign in which he scored seven goals in 34 appearances.

• Made only three substitute appearances for Benfica in the 2010/11 UEFA Champions League but improved as the season progressed and scored UEFA Europa League goals against VfB Stuttgart and Paris Saint-Germain FC.

Last updated: 27/04/11 19.04CET

Match log

The home team is listed first.Last updated: 02/09/2015 02:31 CET
28.01.2015Greek CupThird roundOlympiacosOlympiacos8-0TyrnavosTyrnavos4500
08.04.2015Greek CupSemi-finalsApollon SmyrnisApollon Smyrnis0-3OlympiacosOlympiacos5910
29.04.2015Greek CupSemi-finalsOlympiacosOlympiacos1-1Apollon SmyrnisApollon Smyrnis6200
23.05.2015Greek CupFinalOlympiacosOlympiacos3-1XanthiXanthi9010
23.08.2015Greek Super LeagueOlympiacosOlympiacos3-0PanioniosPanionios2100
29.08.2015Greek Super LeagueLevadiakosLevadiakos0-2OlympiacosOlympiacos9000

UEFA Best Player in Europe Award

Team of the Year

General info

  • Name: Franco Jara
  • Position: Forward
  • Date of birth (Age): 15/07/1988 (26)
  • Country: Argentina
  • Squad number: 12
  • Club: Olympiacos ( GRE)

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Champions League (Group stage)
    20/10/10: Lyon 2-0 Benfica

Career statistics

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Champions League
UEFA Europa League
Last updated: 16/03/2015 19:44 CET