Mercado with River Plate in 2016
|Full name||Gabriel Iván Mercado|
|Date of birth||18 March 1987|
|Place of birth||Puerto Madryn, Argentina|
|Height||1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 14 May 2017
? National team caps and goals correct as of 21 June 2018
Gabriel Iván Mercado (Spanish pronunciation: [?a'jel mer'kaðo]; born 18 March 1987) is an Argentine professional footballer who plays for Spanish club Sevilla FC. Mainly a right back, he could also play as a central defender.
He began his career with Racing Club and Estudiantes before joining River Plate in 2012, going on to win six domestic and international tournaments including the 2015 Copa Libertadores. In 2016, he joined Sevilla for EUR2.5 million.
Born in Puerto Madryn, Chubut, Mercado made his professional debut for Racing Club on 21 February 2007 in a 0-1 home defeat to San Lorenzo. He went to establish himself as a regular member of the Racing first team.
In July 2012, he signed for River Plate.
On 4 August 2016, La Liga side Sevilla FC signed Mercado from River Plate on a three-year deal for a reported fee of EUR2.5 million, with River retaining 20% of a subsequent transfer fee. He was signed by compatriot manager Jorge Sampaoli to replace former captain Coke.
Scores and results list Argentina's goal tally first
||24 March 2016||Estadio Nacional Julio Martínez Prádanos, Santiago, Chile||Chile||
||2018 FIFA World Cup qualification|
||29 March 2016||Estadio Mario Alberto Kempes, Córdoba, Argentina||Bolivia||
||9 June 2017||Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, Australia||Brazil||
||2017 Superclásico de las Américas|