Álvaro Gutiérrez (footballer)

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Gutiérrez and the second or maternal family name is Pelscher.
Álvaro Gutiérrez
Personal information
Full name Álvaro Gutiérrez Pelscher
Date of birth (1968-07-21) July 21, 1968 (age 46)
Place of birth Montevideo, Uruguay
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1988–1991 Bella Vista
1992–1995 Nacional
1995–1998 Real Valladolid 67 (1)
1998–1999 Rayo Vallecano 9 (0)
1999 Bella Vista
2000 Liverpool de Montevideo
2000–2001 Sporting de Gijón 10 (0)
National team
1991–1997 Uruguay 38 (0)
Teams managed
2014– Nacional
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of October 2008.
† Appearances (Goals).

Álvaro Gutiérrez Pelscher (born 21 July 1968 in Montevideo) is a former Uruguayan football midfielder who played 38 times for the Uruguay national team between 1991 and 1997.[1] He was part of the Uruguay team that won the Copa América in 1995.

Gutiérrez started his playing career in 1988 with Bella Vista. In 1990 he was part of the team that won their first and only league title. In 1992 he joined Nacional where he was part of the championship winning team in 1992.

After being part of the Copa América winning team in 1995 he was signed by Spanish team Real Valladolid where he played until 1998. He then had a short spell with Rayo Vallecano before returning to Bella Vista in 1999.

Gutiérrez played for Liverpool de Montevideo in 2000 and then returned to Spain Sporting de Gijón which was his last club.


Season Team Title
1990 Uruguay Bella Vista Primera División Uruguaya
1992 Uruguay Nacional Primera División Uruguaya
1995 Uruguay Uruguay Copa América


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