Francisco Nájera

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Francisco Nájera
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Personal information
Full name Álvaro Francisco Nájera Gil
Date of birth (1983-07-25) July 25, 1983 (age 31)
Place of birth Bogotá, Colombia
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Atlético Nacional
Number 5
Youth career
1995–2001 Santa Fe
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2001–2006 Santa Fe 90 (2)
2006–2007 Querétaro 23 (0)
2007–2009 Santa Fe 64 (3)
2009–2011 Unión Española 41 (2)
2011–2012 Olimpia 52 (4)
2012– Atlético Nacional 36 (2)
National team
2006 Colombia 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 15:56, 22 July 2012 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).

Álvaro Francisco Nájera Gil (born 25 July 1983 in Bogotá) is a Colombian footballer who plays for Atlético Nacional of Colombian First Division.

Usually a central defender, he has played almost his whole career at Santa Fe. He played the 2006/2007 season in Mexico for Querétaro; the team failed to stay in México Primera División football, after which he returned to Colombia.



Club Olimpia

Atlético Nacional

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