Alexander Escobar

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Alexander Escobar
Personal information
Full name Alexander Escobar Rosales
Date of birth (1984-04-04) April 4, 1984 (age 31)
Place of birth Metapán, El Salvador
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
A.D. Isidro Metapán
Number 19
Youth career
1999–2000 C.D. San Francisco Junior
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2001– A.D. Isidro Metapán 318 (31)
National team
1998–2000 El Salvador U17
2000–2002 El Salvador U20
2002– El Salvador 34 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of March 3, 2010
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Escobar and the second or maternal family name is Rosales.

Alexander Escobar Rosales (born April 4, 1984 in Metapán, El Salvador) is a Salvadoran footballer who currently plays for A.D. Isidro Metapán in the Salvadoran Premier League.

Club career[edit]

He played in the C.D. San Francisco Junior youth teams and has played all of his professional career at A.D. Isidro Metapán,[1] since making his debut in 2001.

International career[edit]

Nicknamed la Rastra, Escobar made his debut for El Salvador in a January 2003 friendly match against Guatemala and has, as of December 2010, earned a total of 34 caps, scoring no goals. He has represented his country in 7 FIFA World Cup qualification matches[2] and played at the 2003[3] and 2009 UNCAF Nations Cups[4] as well as at the 2007[5] and 2009 CONCACAF Gold Cups.[6]


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