Óscar Navarro

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This name uses Spanish naming customs; the first or paternal family name is Navarro and the second or maternal family name is Meléndez.
Óscar Navarro
Personal information
Full name Óscar Alberto Navarro Meléndez
Date of birth (1979-01-13) January 13, 1979 (age 35)
Place of birth La Libertad, El Salvador
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Youth career
1994–1997 Alianza
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1997–2008 Alianza
2008–2009 Chalatenango 33 (0)
2009–2010 Nejapa 29 (0)
2010–2011 UES 0 (0)
National team
1999 El Salvador U-23
2001–2003 El Salvador 8 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 28 November 2009.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 3 December 2009

Óscar Alberto Navarro Meléndez (born January 13, 1979 in La Libertad, El Salvador) is a Salvadoran footballer who is currently under contract with UES in the Salvadoran Premier League.

Club career[edit]

Navarro started his career with Alianza at a very young age. He would go on to play for Alianza for a little more than 13 years, winning four league titles with them. He captained Alianza for several years. He then left Alianza to join Chalatenango and in 2009, moved to Nejapa.[1] In 2010 he joined UES but an injury took him out of the game until at least September 2011.[2]

International career[edit]

Navarro, a creative midfielder, has also played for the Salvadoran Under-23. He made his senior debut for El Salvador in an October 2001 friendly match against Mexico and has earned a total of 8 caps, scoring no goals. He has represented his country at the 2002 CONCACAF Gold Cup[3] and was a non-playing squad member at the 2003 CONCACAF Gold Cup.[4]

His final international game was a July 2003 friendly match against Guatemala.


Season Team Title
1996–1997 El Salvador Alianza F.C. Primera División
1997 El Salvador Alianza F.C. Torneo Grandes de Centroamerica 1997
Apertura 1998 El Salvador Alianza F.C. Primera División
Apertura 2001 El Salvador Alianza F.C. Primera División
2004 Clausura El Salvador Alianza F.C. Primera División


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