Fernando Cornejo

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Cornejo and the second or maternal family name is Jiménez.
Fernando Cornejo Jiménez
Personal information
Full name Fernando Andrés Cornejo Jiménez
Date of birth (1969-01-28)28 January 1969
Place of birth Rengo, Chile
Date of death Santiago, Chile
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Right Midfielder
Youth career
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1990–1991 O'Higgins
1992–1997 Cobreloa 82 (13)
1998–1999 Universidad Católica 36 (1)
2000–2004 Cobreloa 116 (21)
National team
1991–2000 Chile 33 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Fernando Andrés Cornejo Jiménez (January 28, 1969 – January 24, 2009) was a Chilean football midfielder.

He was capped 36 times and scored 2 goals for the Chilean national team between 1991 and 2000, including two games at the 1998 FIFA World Cup. He died of stomach cancer on January 24, 2009, four days before his 40th birthday.[1]



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