Marcelo Fontana

Position: Midfielder/Forward
Hometown: Misiones, Argentina
Age: 41
Height: 5' 5"
Weight: 150
College Experience: N/A
Professional Experience: N/A

Marcelo Fontana's Biography & Statistics

"Marcelo is a veteran player that brings a ton of experience to the Wave," said Head Coach Giuliano Oliviero. "He is a player that I have a lot of respect for and will be a leader this year for the Wave."

2013-14: Stats

2012-13: Appeared in 16 games and collected 7 goals and 7 assists.

2010-11: Player and head coach of the Omaha Vipers.

2009-10: Played in 14 of 20 games and collected 6 goals and 7 assists.

2008-09: Played in 19 of 20 games despite taking a pounding, and finished third on the team with 29 points (10 2PG, 9 A). Two goals in 8-6 win over New Jersey on Jan. 16, including game-winner with under 3 minutes left. Also credited with game-winner in 6-2 victory over Chicago on Feb. 1. Typically reliable effort saw him add 12 blocks with only 4 penalty minutes. Passed 400-point mark for 15-season pro career.

Pro career: A 15-year CISL/NPSL/MISL veteran who has found a home in Milwaukee. Won championship with Wave in 2004-05. Authored electrifying 3-pointer in Game 2 of MISL Semifinals against Baltimore in 2007-08, rushing end to end before beating Sagu to the far post. Most productive professional season was in 1999-2000 with Wichita Wings (26 goals, 20 assists, 41 blocks). Tied for second in MISL in 2005-06 with 7 power play goals. Also played for Seattle Seadogs of CISL in 1995-97. Won championship in 1995. Started pro career with San Lorenzo of Argentina at age 19.

Personal: Marcelo Fontana started pro career with San Lorenzo of Argentina at age 19. Fontana a 15-year CISL/NPSL/MISL veteran who has found a home in Milwaukee. He won championship with Wave in 2004-05. Authored electrifying 3-pointer in Game 2 of MISL Semifinals against Baltimore in 2007-08, rushing end to end before beating Sagu to the far post. Most productive professional season was in 1999-2000 with Wichita Wings (26 goals, 20 assists, 41 blocks). He tied for second in MISL in 2005-06 with 7 power play goals. Marcelo also played for Seattle Seadogs of CISL in 1995-97. Marcelo resides in Milwaukee with wife Romina and daughters Maira and Kaitlyn. Coaches youth soccer for Milwaukee Kickers Soccer Club.

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