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|Full name||Gilberto Ariel Velásquez Gómez|
|Date of birth||11 March 1983|
|Place of birth||Asunción, Paraguay|
|Height||1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)|
|Playing position||Centre back|
|2011||3 de Febrero||21||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 17 April 2013.
† Appearances (Goals).
Velásquez began his career at Guaraní and was promoted to the first team in January 2002, aged 19, in where he played more than 50 games and scored three goals. In January 2007, he signed for the Chilean Primera División powerhouse Colo-Colo along with his countrymen Edison Giménez, team that had a very successful season, being runner-up of the Copa Sudamericana. However, he only played four games in the Apertura Tournament, but was champion of that tournament.
In June 2007, he leave the Chilean club for return to his country for play at Olimpia, another successful team in where he has played. Two seasons later, he joined to Nacional and shortly after he signed for 3 de Febrero.
He represented to the Paraguay national under-20 football team in the 2003 FIFA World Youth Championship held in United Arab Emirates, playing only three games in that tournament. The next year, he played two friendly games with his national team against South Korea and Mexico.
- (Spanish) BDFA profile
- (Spanish) Statistics at fifa.com