Felipe Gutiérrez

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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 Leiva.
Felipe Gutiérrez
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Personal information
Full name Felipe Alejandro Gutiérrez Leiva
Date of birth (1990-10-08) 8 October 1990 (age 24)
Place of birth Quintero, Chile
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Twente
Number 21
Youth career
2004–2007 Everton Viña del Mar
2008–2009 Universidad Católica
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2012 Universidad Católica 65 (20)
2012– Twente 56 (5)
National team
2010– Chile 18 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 8 May 2014 (UTC).

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 23 March 2012

Felipe Alejandro Gutiérrez Leiva (Spanish pronunciation: [feˈlipe ɣuˈtjeres]; born 8 October 1990) is a Chilean footballer who plays for Dutch club FC Twente as a midfielder.

Club career[edit]

Universidad Catolica[edit]

Gutiérrez began his youth career at Everton de Viña del Mar in 2004. Four years later, after being scouted, he moved to Universidad Catolica. Gutiérrez made his professional debut in 2009 with only 18 years of age. Then in the Copa Chile mark his first goal for the club, against San Pedro de Atacama, opening the mind, as the game would end 4-0 in favor for the "UC". Later in the second phase of the 2010 tournament, Felipe Gutierrez was crowned of the Campeonato Nacional de Chile with Universidad Catolica, scoring two goals, the first scored it O'Higgins the July 31, 2010, and the second was scored in the last Everton to date. It was the goal that sealed the win 5-0, which gave the title to the UC, turning in San Carlos de Apoquindo.

On 2011, in the Apertura 2011, showed his great ability, doing a very good campaign, scoring in big games against Colo-Colo and Universidad de Chile. At the Championship, the Universidad Catolica was second after playing the final with the Universidad de Chile, losing the final 4-1. Elected Revelation of the Apertura 2011 according to a survey of the chart, El Grafico. Then in the Copa Chile 2011, played three games, all as a starter, and playing the final against Magallanes.

On 2012, Later in the Apertura 2012, scoring 7 goals, and figure to be the team's top scorer. In the Copa Libertadores 2012, scoring two goals, both against Junior de Barranquilla Colombia.

FC Twente[edit]

On June 12, 2012 it was confirmed his signing for FC Twente in the Eredivisie. The Dutch club paid U.S. $3.7 million to Universidad Catolica for 70% of the player's pass. He made his official debut for the club on August 2, 2012 for the third qualifying round of the UEFA Europa League against FK Mlada Boleslav, joining at 73' minute. He scored his first official goal for Twente on 30 August 2012 in a UEFA Europa League play-off match against Bursaspor, scoring the 3-1 Twente's 4-1 win, allowing the Dutch team qualify for the group stage.

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Universidad Católica

International[edit]

Individual[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.elgraficochile.cl/prensa-premia-a-jugador-chileno-como-mejor-del-ano-en-su-liga/prontus_elgrafico/2014-05-03/172506.html

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