Franco Di Santo

Born: April 7, 1989 (age 28)

Height: 6'4" (193cm)

Hometown: Mendoza, Argentina
Nationality: Argentina Argentine

Position: Striker
Team: Werder Bremen (no. 9)
Franco Di Santo
Career History
Senior2010-2013Wigan Athletic
2013-Werder Bremen
Sports Mole has 192 articles about Franco Di Santo. Articles 1 to 40:
Schalke's Cameroonian forward Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting celebrates scoring during the UEFA Europa League football match FC Schalke 04 v APOEL FC in Gelsenkirchen, western Germany on November 26, 2015
Result: Schalke 04 climb up to fourth with Hoffenheim scalp
Schalke move up to fourth in the table courtesy of a 1-0 victory over struggling Hoffenheim at Veltins Arena.
Dec 18, 21:21
Tottenham Hotspur's Argentinian midfielder Erik Lamela (L) celebrates with Tottenham Hotspur's English defender Kieran Trippier after scoring his second goal during the UEFA Europa League group J football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Monaco at Whit
Europa League roundup: Erik Lamela hat-trick inspires Tottenham Hotspur win
Sports Mole rounds up all of Thursday's late evening Europa League action as Erik Lamela inspires Tottenham Hotspur to victory.
Dec 10, 22:09
Schalke's Cameroonian defender Joel Matip (C) and his teammates celebrate after 1-0 during the German first division Bundesliga football match FC Schalke 04 v Eintracht Frankfurt in Gelsenkirchen, on September 23, 2015
Johannes Geis relieved to end poor form
Johannes Geis admits that it was imperative that Schalke 04 end their poor run against Hannover.
Dec 5, 14:30
Schalke's Dutch forward Klaas-Jan Huntelaar (L) celebrates after scoring with Schalke's midfielder Max Meyer (R) during the UEFA Champions League round of 16 second leg football match  against Real Madrid on March 10, 2015
Result: Schalke 04 move into top four in Bundesliga with Hannover win
Schalke 04 secure a 3-1 victory over Hannover in their Bundesliga clash through goals from Johannes Geis, Klaas-Jan Huntelaar and Franco Di Santo.
Dec 4, 21:23
Schalke's Argentinian striker Franco di Santo celebrates scoring during the UEFA Europa League first-leg Group K football match FC Schalke 04 v Asteras Tripolis FC in Gelsenkirchen, western Germany on October 1, 2015
Team News: Schalke 04 make four changes for Europa League clash against APOEL
Schalke 04 make four changes for tonight's Europa League clash against APOEL in Germany.
Nov 26, 17:18
Hoffenheim's midfielder Kevin Volland and Bayern Munich's defender Jerome Boateng vie for the ball during the German first division Bundesliga football match 1899 Hoffenheim vs FC Bayern Munich, on August 22, 2015
Team News: Jerome Boateng named on Bayern Munich bench
Jerome Boateng is named on the Bayern Munich bench for the Bundesliga meeting with Schalke 04.
Nov 21, 16:50
Schalke's Dutch striker Klaas-Jan Huntelaar and Schalke's midfielder Leroy Sane celebrate during the UEFA Europa League first-leg Group K football match FC Schalke 04 v Asteras Tripolis FC in Gelsenkirchen, western Germany on October 1, 2015
Pep Guardiola: 'More to Schalke 04 than Leroy Sane'
Pep Guardiola insists that Bayern Munich must not only focus on Leroy Sane when they meet Schalke 04 on Saturday.
Nov 20, 20:56
Schalke's defender Dennis Aogo and Dortmund's Japanese midfielder Shinji Kagawa (R) vie for the ball during the German first division Bundesliga football match on February 28, 2015
Team News: Four changes apiece for Borussia Dortmund, Schalke 04
Borussia Dortmund and Schalke 04 make four changes each ahead of Sunday's Ruhr derby at the Signal-Iduna-Park.
Nov 8, 13:52
Dortmund's striker Marco Reus vies for the ball with Schalke's midfielder Max Meyer and Schalke's goalkeeper Ralf Fahrmann during the German first division Bundesliga football match Borussia Dortmund vs FC Schalke 04 in Dortmund, western Germany, on March
Team News: Ralf Fahrmann recovers from illness to start for Schalke 04
Ralf Fahrmann recovers from flu to start in goal for Schalke 04 against FC Ingolstadt 04.
Oct 31, 13:49
Gladbach fans wave flags during the UEFA Europa League Group C football match VfL Borussia Moenchengladbach vs Olympique de Marseille in Moenchengladbach, western Germany on October 25, 2012. Moenchengladbach defeated Marseille 2-0. AFP PHOTO / ODD ANDERS
Result: Borussia Monchengladbach strike twice to down Schalke 04
Borussia Monchengladbach beat Schalke 04 2-0 to advance to the last 16 of the DFB-Pokal.
Oct 28, 21:25
Monchengladbach's midfielder Lars Stindl celebrates scoring with his team-mates during the UEFA Champions League first-leg Group D football match between Borussia Monchengladbach and Manchester City in Monchengladbach, western Germany on September 30, 201
Result: Borussia Monchengladbach strike late to beat 10-man Schalke
Julian Korb scores six minutes from time as Borussia Monchengladbach beat third-place Schalke 04.
Oct 25, 18:27
Monchengladbach's midfielder Lars Stindl celebrates scoring with his team-mates during the UEFA Champions League first-leg Group D football match between Borussia Monchengladbach and Manchester City in Monchengladbach, western Germany on September 30, 201
Half-Time Report: Andreas Christensen own goal brings Schalke level
Andreas Christensen puts through his own net as Schalke 04 go in at half time level with Borussia Monchengladbach.
Oct 25, 17:22
Schalke's Dutch striker Klaas-Jan Huntelaar and Schalke's midfielder Leroy Sane celebrate during the UEFA Europa League first-leg Group K football match FC Schalke 04 v Asteras Tripolis FC in Gelsenkirchen, western Germany on October 1, 2015
Klaas-Jan Huntelaar: 'We could have scored more in Europa League win'
Schalke 04 forward Klaas-Jan Huntelaar insists that the club could have scored more goals against Asteras Tripolis following their Europa League victory.
Oct 3, 13:40
Tottenham Hotspur's Argentinian midfielder Erik Lamela (2nd R) celebrates after scoring a goal with Tottenham Hotspur's English striker Harry Kane (R) and teammates during the UEFA Europa League group J football match between AS Monaco and Tottenham Hotsp
Europa League roundup: Tottenham Hotspur held to draw by AS Monaco
Sports Mole rounds up the Europa League's early kickoff games, including Tottenham Hotspur's trip to AS Monaco.
Oct 1, 20:01
Schalke's midfielder Leroy Sane poses during the team presentation of Schalke 04 on July 17, 2015
Result: Leroy Sane seals Schalke 04 win at Hamburger SV
German youth international Leroy Sane earns a 1-0 win for Schalke 04 away to Hamburger SV.
Sep 26, 19:32
HSV fans sing during the German First division Bundesliga football match Hamburger SV vs TSG 1899 Hoffenheim on October 19, 2014 in Hamburg, northern Germany. AFP PHOTO / ODD ANDERSEN
Half-Time Report: Hamburger SV, Schalke 04 goalless at half time
Hamburger SV are level at 0-0 against Schalke 04 in the Bundesliga's evening kickoff.
Sep 26, 18:21
Schalke's Dutch striker Klaas-Jan Huntelaar celebrates scoring the 1-0 goal during the German First division Bundesliga football match FC Schalke 04 vs FC Augsburg in Gelsenkirchen on October 31, 2014
Result: Klaas-Jan Huntelaar earns Schalke 04 victory over Mainz 05
A second-half strike from Klaas-Jan Huntelaar is enough to edge Schalke 04 past Mainz 05 in their Bundesliga clash.
Sep 13, 18:27
Schalke's defender Sead Kolasinac (L) vies with Wolfsburg's Belgian midfielder Kevin De Bruyne during the German first division Bundesliga football match VfL Wolfsburg vs FC Schalke 04 in Wolfsburg, central Germany, on April 19, 2015
Preview: Wolfsburg vs. Schalke 04
Sports Mole previews Friday's Bundesliga clash between Wolfsburg and Schalke 04 at the Volkswagen Arena.
Aug 26, 17:57
Darmstadt's defender Konstantin Rausch celebrates scoring the 1-0 during the German first division Bundesliga football match FC Schalke 04 v SV Darmstadt 98, on August 22, 2015
Result: Schalke bounce back to hold Darmstadt
Julian Draxler earns Schalke 04 a 1-1 draw against SV Darmstadt 98 at the Veltins Arena.
Aug 22, 16:28
Schalke's players celebrate scoring during the German first division Bundesliga football match FC Schalke 04 v 1899 Hoffenheim in Gelsenkirchen, Germany, on March 7, 2015
Preview: Werder Bremen vs. Schalke 04
Sports Mole takes a closer look at both sides ahead of the Bundesliga clash between Werder Bremen and Schalke 04.
Aug 13, 19:12
Wolfsburg's Belgian midfielder Kevin De Bruyne celebrates scoring with his team-mates during the German Cup DFB Pokal final football match between BVB Borussia Dortmund and VfL Wolfsburg at the Olympic Stadium in Berlin on May 30, 2015
DFB-Pokal roundup: Wolfsburg through in style
Wolfsburg, Schalke 04 and Bayer Leverkusen are among the teams to book their place in the second round of the DFB-Pokal on Saturday afternoon.
Aug 8, 16:30
Dortmund's head coach Jurgen Klopp celebrates during German first division Bundesliga football match between Borussia Dortmund and SV Werder Bremen at the Signal Iduna Park in Dortmund, western Germany on May 23, 2015
Result: Jurgen Klopp bows out with win
Jurgen Klopp's final Bundesliga game in charge of Borussia Dortmund ends in an entertaining 3-2 win over Werder Bremen.
May 23, 16:21
Dortmund's headcoach Jurgen Klopp laughs during an interview prior to the German first division Bundesliga football match FC Augsburg vs Borussia Dortmund in Augsburg, southern Germany, on August 29, 2014
Preview: Borussia Dortmund vs. Werder Bremen
Sports Mole takes a look at both sides as Jurgen Klopp prepares for his final Bundesliga game with Borussia Dortmund, who host Werder Bremen on Saturday.
May 21, 18:02
Bremen's midfielder Felix Kroos (L) and Bremen's striker Davie Selke celebrate after scoring during the German first division Bundesliga football match against Wolfsburg on March 1, 2015
Result: Werder Bremen battle to win over Eintracht Frankfurt
Davie Selke scores the only goal of the game as Werder Bremen boost their Europa League bid with a 1-0 win over Eintracht Frankfurt.
May 2, 16:50
Caption:Bremen's Argentinian forward Franco Di Santo celebrates scoring during the German first division Bundesliga football match SV Werder Bremen vs FC Schalke 04 on April 5, 2014
Result: Franco Di Santo penalty downs 10-man Hamburger SV
Franco Di Santo strikes late to give Werder Bremen a 1-0 win over struggling Hamburg in the Bundesliga.
Apr 19, 16:27
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Result: Werder Bremen share points with Mainz 05
Werder Bremen miss out on a vital win in the battle for Europa League qualification from the Bundesliga as Mainz 05 claim a goalless draw at the Weserstadion.
Apr 4, 17:30
FC Koln midfielder Matthias Lehmann celebrates after scoring a penalty shot during the German first division Bundesliga football match Bayer 04 Leverkusen vs 1 FC Koln in Leverkusen, western Germany, on November 29, 2014
Result: Matthias Lehmann penalty earns point for FC Koln
Matthias Lehmann scores a late penalty as FC Koln hold Werder Bremen to a 1-1 draw at the RheinEnergieStadion.
Mar 21, 16:25
Caption:Bremen's Argentinian forward Franco Di Santo celebrates scoring during the German first division Bundesliga football match SV Werder Bremen vs FC Schalke 04 on April 5, 2014
Result: Franco Di Santo strike takes Werder Bremen past Freiburg
Franco Di Santo scores a worthy first-half winner as Werder Bremen earn a 1-0 victory over Freiburg, who remain in the Bundesliga relegation zone.
Mar 7, 17:10
Wolfsburg's Dutch striker Bas Dost celebrates during the German first division Bundesliga football match SV Werder Bremen vs VfL Wolfsburg in Bremen, western Germany, on March 1, 2015
Result: Bas Dost nets brace in eight-goal thriller
Bas Dost scores a brace in an eight-goal thriller as Wolfsburg come from behind three times to beat Werder Bremen 5-3.
Mar 1, 18:23
Bremen's Austrian midfielder Zlatko Junuzovic and his teammates celebrate after scoring during the German first division Bundesliga football match SV Werder Bremen vs Bayer 04 Leverkusen in Bremen, northern Germany, on February 8, 2015
Result: Sebastian Prodl rescues Werder Bremen against Schalke 04
Sebastian Prodl scores in stoppage time as Werder Bremen claim a 1-1 draw against Schalke at the Veltins Arena.
Feb 21, 16:25
Schalke's Italian head coach Roberto Di Matteo attends a training session at the arena in Gelsenkirchen, western Germany on October 20, 2014
Half-Time Report: Schalke 04 level with Werder Bremen at Veltins Arena
Schalke and Werder Bremen head into the half-time interval level following a goalless opening 45 minutes at the Veltins Arena.
Feb 21, 15:19
Caption:Bremen's Argentinian forward Franco Di Santo celebrates scoring during the German first division Bundesliga football match SV Werder Bremen vs FC Schalke 04 on April 5, 2014
Result: Werder Bremen edge out Augsburg for fifth successive win
Werder Bremen claim a fifth successive Bundesliga win by beating Ausgburg 3-2 to continue their resurgence under Viktor Skrypnyk.
Feb 14, 17:07
Caption:Bremen's Argentinian forward Franco Di Santo celebrates scoring during the German first division Bundesliga football match SV Werder Bremen vs FC Schalke 04 on April 5, 2014
Result: Werder Bremen edge out Hoffenheim
Franco Di Santo and Philipp Bargfrede both score as Werder Bremen secure a 2-1 victory over Hoffenheim.
Feb 4, 20:49
Caption:Bremen's Argentinian forward Franco Di Santo celebrates scoring during the German first division Bundesliga football match SV Werder Bremen vs FC Schalke 04 on April 5, 2014
Result: Franco Di Santo brace downs Hertha Berlin
Two goals from Franco Di Santo ease Werder Bremen to a routine victory at home to Hertha Berlin in their first Bundesliga game back since the winter break.
Feb 1, 16:22
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Result: Werder Bremen off bottom of Bundesliga with Stuttgart win
Werder Bremen climb off the foot of the table and send Borussia Dortmund bottom of the Bundesliga with a crucial 2-0 victory over Stuttgart at Weserstadion.
Nov 8, 19:21
Caption:Bremen's Argentinian forward Franco Di Santo celebrates scoring during the German first division Bundesliga football match SV Werder Bremen vs FC Schalke 04 on April 5, 2014
Result: Werder Bremen beat Mainz 05 to climb off bottom
Franco Di Santo scores twice as Werder Bremen climb off the bottom of the Bundesliga table with a 2-1 victory over Mainz 05.
Nov 1, 16:22
Bremen's players celebrate scoring during the German first division Bundesliga football match Bayer 04 Leverkusen vs SV Werder Bremen, in Leverkusen, western Germany on May 10, 2014
Team News: Werder Bremen make two changes for Mainz 05 test
Viktor Skrypnyk brings Ludovic Obraniak and Zlatko Junuzovic back into the Werder Bremen side for the Bundesliga clash with Mainz 05.
Nov 1, 14:29
Bremen's midfielder Fin Bartels celebrates scoring the 1-1 goal with his teammates during the German first division Bundesliga football match Bayer 04 Leverkusen vs SV Werder Bremen, in Leverkusen, western Germany on September 12, 2014
Result: Werder Bremen come past Chemnitzer in DFB-Pokal
Goals from Fin Bartels and Franco Di Santo are enough for Werder Bremen to beat Chemnitzer and progress to the third round of the DFB-Pokal.
Oct 28, 19:53
FC Koln's Japanese forward Yuya Osako, Austrian defender Kevin Wimmer, Nigerian forward Anthony Ujah and defender Jonas Hector celebrate after Osako scored the opening goal during the German first division Bundesliga football match VfB Stuttgart vs 1 FC K
Result: FC Koln edge out Werder Bremen
FC Koln record a 1-0 win over Werder Bremen in the Bundesliga, thanks to Anthony Ujah's second-half winner.
Oct 24, 21:24
Bremen's head coach Robin Dutt stands on the pitch during a warm-up session prior to the German first division Bundesliga football match Werder Bremen vs Bayern Munich on December 7, 2013
Result: Werder Bremen slip to bottom of Bundesliga with draw against Freiburg
Werder Bremen slip to the bottom of the Bundesliga table following a 1-1 draw with Freiburg.
Oct 4, 17:28



Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Bayern Munich129213082229
2Schalke 04Schalke127231610623
3RB Leipzig127232015523
4Borussia MonchengladbachBorussia M'bach126332121021
5Borussia DortmundDortmund1262429161320
6Hoffenheim125522115620
7Eintracht FrankfurtFrankfurt125431412219
8Hannover125341515018
9Bayer LeverkusenB. Leverkusen124532518717
10Augsburg124441614216
11Stuttgart125161215-316
12Mainz 05124351317-415
13Wolfsburg122821617-114
14Hertha Berlin123541619-314
15Hamburger SV123181020-1010
16Werder Bremen12156814-68
17Freiburg12156724-178
18FC Koln120210423-192