Benjamín Vidal

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Benjamín Vidal
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Vidal in 2013
Personal information
Full name Benjamín Fernando Vidal Allendes
Date of birth (1991-03-18) 18 March 1991 (age 23)
Place of birth Doñihue, Chile
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current team
Universidad de Chile
Number 2
Youth career
Cultural Doñihue
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2014 O'Higgins 46 (1)
2011 Pto. Montt (loan) 17 (0)
2014– Universidad de Chile 9 (1)
National team
2009 Chile U20 1 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 6 December 2014.
† Appearances (Goals).

Benjamín Fernando Vidal Allendes (born 18 March 1991) is a Chilean footballer who currently plays for the Chilean Primera División side Universidad de Chile as an centre back.

Career[edit]

Youth career[edit]

Fuentes started his career at Primera División de Chile club O'Higgins. He progressed from the under categories club all the way to the senior team.

O'Higgins[edit]

Vidal debuted with O'Higgins in the match against Everton on November 14, 2010. The match finished 0:0.[1]

In 2012, Vidal was runner-up with O'Higgins, after lose the final against Universidad de Chile in the penalty shoot-out. In 2013, he won the Apertura 2013-14 with O'Higgins. In the tournament, he played in 10 of 18 matches.

In 2014, he won the Supercopa de Chile against Deportes Iquique, playing the 90 minutes of the match.[2]

He participated with the club in the 2014 Copa Libertadores where they faced Deportivo Cali, Cerro Porteño and Lanús, being third and being eliminated in the group stage. [3]

Universidad de Chile[edit]

For the 2014–15 season, Vidal is signed for Universidad de Chile for a US$1.5M fee.

International career[edit]

Vidal played for Chile at the U–18 and U–20 levels. He scored a goal against New Zealand.

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

O'Higgins

Individual[edit]

O'Higgins
  • Medalla Santa Cruz de Triana: 2014

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