Born in Buenos Aires on March 4.
Impresses in local youth football and joins the youth set-up at Buenos Aires Primera Division club River Plate as a seven-year-old.
By the age of 12, his exceptional dribbling ability and pace are attracting interest from overseas. Now nicknamed Coco, the 120 goals he scored in youth football the season before has Barcelona making overtures.
On June 14 he makes his senior debut as an 80th minute substitute for River Plate against Tigre.
By now he is a first team regular at the Estadio Monumental Antonio Vespucio Liberti. December sees him score his first goal for the club against Colon.
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