Once he pulled the strings in midfield for both Sunderland and Middlesbrough. However, these days Argentinian midfielder Julio Arca lines out for non-league side South Shields.
In his side’s recent FA Vase visit to Team Solent, the 36-year-old rolled back the years with a stunning long-range goal.
Arca, who has worked as a coach with Sunderland, latched onto the ball just inside the Team Solent half, before exquisitely chipping the opposition goalkeeper.
What a cracker! And his team won 5-2!
Nice to see a player forming such strong links with the local area during his professional playing career that he decided to stay for good!