Carlos Menjívar

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Carlos Menjívar
Personal information
Full name Carlos Alberto Menjívar Aguilar, Jr.
Date of birth (1981-04-13) April 13, 1981 (age 33)
Place of birth San Francisco, California, USA
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current club Juventud Independiente
Youth career
1996–1997 Academia Tahuichi
1997-2000 AGSS Los Angeles
2000–2001 San Diego State Aztecs
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002–2004 FAS 37 (5)
2004–2005 Águila 18 (2)
2005–2007 FAS 16 (3)
2007–2008 Once Municipal
2009 Isidro Metapán 14 (1)
2009-2010 Municipal Limeño 8 (1)
2010- Juventud Independiente
National team
2002–2007 El Salvador 16 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 24 July 2011

Carlos Alberto Menjívar Aguilar, Jr. (born April 13, 1981 in San Francisco, California) is a Salvadoran American footballer who currently plays for Juventud Independiente.

Club career[edit]

In his early years, Menjívar spent a year at the famous Tahuichi Academy in Bolivia, before playing at the American Global Soccer School and college soccer in his native California. In 2002 he joined Salvadoran giants FAS, making his debut in June 2002 against Mexican side UANL Tigres.[1] He then left for league rivals Águila, only to return to FAS after a year. In 2007 he moved to Once Municipal and had a stint at Isidro Metapán before moving to Municipal Limeño with whom he relegated to the Second Division. In 2010 he signed for Juventud Independiente, with whom he clinched promotion to the Premier Division in 2011.[2]

International career[edit]

Menjívar made his debut for El Salvador in a November 2002 friendly match against the United States and has earned a total of 16 caps, scoring no goals. He has represented his country at the 2003 UNCAF Nations Cup[3] as well as at the 2003[4] and 2007 CONCACAF Gold Cups.[5]

His final international match was a June 2007 CONCACAF Gold Cup game against Trinidad & Tobago.


2002 Clausura, 2002 Apertura, 2003 Apertura


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