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Roberto Maximiliano Pereyra (born 7 January 1991) is an Argentine footballer who plays for English club Watford and the Argentina national football team. Despite being right-footed, he plays mostly as a left winger, but can also play as a second striker or as an attacking midfielder.
After beginning his career in Argentina with River Plate, he joined Italian club Udinese in 2011, where his performances earned him a loan to defending league champions Juventus in 2014; he was signed permanently by the team in 2015 and won two consecutive Serie A titles during his time with the club. During his time in Italy, he developed into a well-rounded, adaptable, and tactically versatile player, who can cover multiple roles in midfield, up-front, and in wide areas, due to his dynamism, energy, and technique, as well as his offensive and defensive work-rate and attributes. In 2016, he joined Watford.
At international level, Pereyra represented the Argentina national football team at the 2015 Copa América, winning a runners-up medal in the tournament.Close