Santiago Gonzalez Iglesias
BIRTHPLACE: BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA
POSITION: Backs / Centers
- 2009 Asociación Alumni (Argentina Top League)
- 2010 - 2015 Pampas XV (Currie Cup)
- 2016 - 2017 Jaguares (Super Rugby)
- 2018 - 2019 Manukata Sanix Blues (Japan Top League)
The Argentinian fly-half was born in Buenos Aires and has represented Asociación Alumni. He was also a member of Pampas XV.
Iglesias made his debut in 2009 against Chile in an emphatic win while representing Pampas XV. He was a member of the Argentina national team that played at the 2015 Rugby World Cup.
He joined the Jaguares for the 2016 Super Rugby playing 12 times & continued for the following season lining out on 8 occasions. Iglesias was included in the Pumas squad for the 2017 Rugby Championship, making 35 appearances for the Pumas ahead of their November test against Ireland.
The experienced flyhalf helped the Jaguares reach the Super Rugby Final while also taking his cap tally 41 by the end of 2019 despite missing out on the World Cup squad. In December, it was confirmed that González Iglesias would join Munakata Sanix Blues in 2020.
Santiago’s skill and versatility makes him a valuable asset to any team. His dynamic play along with the top-notch vision and kicking game allows Santiago to open up defenses and stop attacking threats in their path.