Gary Kagelmacher

Gary Kagelmacher (2013 )

Gary Kagelmacher (* 21 April 1988 in Montevideo; Complete name Gary Christofer Kagelmacher Pérez ) is an Uruguayan footballer of German origin and nationality, who currently plays for Valenciennes FC in France.



Kagelmacher, whose father was also active as a player several years in Uruguayan professional football, attended the German School in Montevideo. He began his career in his native city at Danubio. For the club, he completed a total of four games and was one of the victorious both in the Torneo Apertura 2006, and in the championship of the total 2006/ 07 team.

In August 2007 he moved to Spain. There he hired at Real Madrid Castilla, the reserve team of Real Madrid. At the beginning of lent for one year only, it was agreed, after good performances in the second team in the summer of 2008 with Danubio FC borrow him for two more years.

In the 2008 /09 season Gary Kagelmacher was on Matchday 38 of the Primera División his debut in the starting lineup for the first team. Against CA Osasuna subject to 2:1 ( 1:1) and Kagelmacher has been replaced in the 58th minute. Another league - use for the first team did not follow.

In summer 2010 Kagelmacher was loaned for one year to the Belgian Jupiler Pro League side Germinal Beerschot. Its for new face he celebrated on Matchday 2 in the game against Cercle Brugge ( 0-0), where he stood 60 minutes on the pitch after he was substituted in the 30th minute for the injured Philippe Clement. After good performances in the starting Germinal Beerschot signed him permanently in the summer and endowed him with a contract until 30 June 2014; besides, he was appointed the coach Jacky Mathijssen to the team captain.

During the winter break 2011/12 also courted by 1 FC Kaiserslautern Kagelmacher for 1.5 million euros from the French second division club AS Monaco has been committed.

The Monegasque he completed 52 games in Ligue 2 and scored three goals. In the 2012/13 season he was there with 35 Startelfeinsätzen regulars. At the beginning of the season 2013/14 he was no longer used there.

On September 2, 2013 Kagelmacher moved to the end of the season on loan to FC Valenciennes. In his new club he made his debut on September 25, 2013 in the match against Paris Saint- Germain. Until his last time being Ligue 1 match on March 15, 2014, he played so far 23 league appearances ( no goals ) for Valenciennes.


Kagelmacher who went through all the junior national teams of Uruguay, participated with his time, coached by Gustavo Ferrin and Ángel Castelnoble Uruguayan U-16 selection at the U-16 South American Championship 2004 in Paraguay and finished with the team to fourth place. Kagelmacher a member of the Uruguayan squad at the FIFA U- 17 World Cup in 2005 and completed three games ( no goals ) for his country. As part of the U-20 South American Championship 2007 in Paraguay, took third place in Uruguay, he was used nine times and scored one goal. Also played as a squad member at the FIFA U -20 World Cup 2007 four matches ( no goals ) with the Celeste. This use of statistics is contrary to the only eleven operations specified by Kagelmacher itself (one goal ) for the U-20 Uruguay. He has also for the U -17 internationals from ten disputed (no gate).



  • Uruguayan Champion 2006 /07
  • Torneo Apertura Winner 2006


  • 3rd place U-20 South American Championship 2007