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Christian Gómez (born November 7, 1974 in Buenos Aires) is an Argentine soccer player who currently plays for D.C. United in Major League Soccer.

Gómez began playing professional soccer at the age of 17 with Argentine club Nueva Chicago, which was at the time playing in the second division. He played with the team from 1991 to 1996, appearing in 155 games and scoring 46 goals. In 1997, Gómez moved to one of Argentina's largest and most successful clubs, CA Independiente, which he would play for from 1997 to 1999, scoring 12 goals in 80 games. In the middle of 1999, he moved to Argentinos Juniors, where he would finish out the 1999-2000 season. Gómez then returned to Nueva Chicago, where he would help the team earn promotion to the first division, while scoring 14 goals in 63 games. He then briefly returned to Independiente in 2002, before moving to Arsenal de Sarandí, where he would play in 30 games, scoring 6 goals, between 2002 and 2004.

Near the end of the 2004 season, Gómez signed with D.C. United of MLS, who had been interested in him for several years. Gómez played nine regular season games for United, catalyzing the offense while teaming very well with Jaime Moreno, and finished the season with four goals. He then helped them to the MLS Cup. In 2005, Gómez scored 11 goals and 9 assists and was named to the MLS Best XI. In 2006 Gómez won the MLS Honda MVP award. In the 2007 MLS season, Gomez played in 27 games (27 starts) and complied 10 goals and 9 assists. Gomez has been named MLS All-Star in 2005, 2006 and 2007.

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