Faustino Asprilla


10 November 1969


Colombia Colombian


Forward (FW)

Premier League seasons

1995/1996, 1996/1997, 1997/1998

Premier League teams

Newcastle United F.C.



Faustino Hernán "Tino" Asprilla Hinestroza (born 10 November 1969 in Tuluá) is a former Colombian football player who most notably played for Parma A.C., Newcastle United F.C. and the Colombia national football team as a forward. Though never a prolific goalscorer, he was known for his skill, flair, creative ability, power, and pace, and for having the capability to create chances and score spectacular goals; despite his talent, he was also known for being temperamental and controversial both on and off the field.


# Season Date Ground Against Min. Score
1 1995/1996 24 Febuary 1996 Maine Road Manchester City 71' 2-2
2 1995/1996 18 March 1996 St. James' Park West Ham United 55' 2-0
3 1995/1996 3 April 1996 Anfield Liverpool 57' 3-0
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