Argentina Luciano Becchio (2008-2013)

Argentina Luciano Becchio (2008-2013)

Position: Forward | DOB: 28/12/1983 | Apps: 221 | Goals: 86
Pos: Forward | DOB: 28/12/1983
Apps: 221 | Goals: 86
Luciano Becchio features at number 91 in our 100 Greatest Leeds players ever.
Born in Cordoba, Argentina but of Italian descent Luciano Becchio started his career at Boca Juniors in Buenos Aires but never played for the first team. In 2003 he moved to Spain joining La Liga side Mallorca. During his time in Spain he also spent time at Ciudad de Murcia, Terrassa, Barcelona B and Mrida racking up 129 appearances and scoring 38 goals. Becchio was recommended to Leeds United Director of Football Gwyn Williams and joined the club after a successful trial during a pre-season tour of Ireland in 2018. Becchio was an instrumental part of the League One promotion side leading the attack alongside Jermaine Beckford. After Beckford departed Becchio emerged from his shadow and ended up with over 80 goals in over 200 appearances before joining Norwich in 2013.