Herbert Sosa

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Herbert Sosa
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Personal information
Full name Herbert Arnoldo Sosa Burgos
Date of birth (1990-01-11) January 11, 1990 (age 25)
Place of birth San Salvador, El Salvador
Height 1.66 m (5 ft 5 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Juventud Independiente
Number 14
Youth career
2002–2007 FundaMagico
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2008 Chalatenango 7 (0)
2008–2014 Alianza 77 (7)
2014-present Juventud Independiente 19 (6)
National team
2006–2007 El Salvador U17
2008- El Salvador U20 3 (1)
2010– El Salvador 14 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of December 19, 2010.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of September 10, 2014
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Sosa and the second or maternal family name is Burgos.

Herbert Arnoldo Sosa Burgos (born January 11, 1990 in San Salvador) is a Salvadoran footballer who currently plays for Alianza in the Salvadoran Premier Division.

Club career[edit]

Sosa's professional career began in July 2007, when he signed a contract with Chalatenango.[1] He officially made his debut on September 23, 2007, in a league match against Once Municipal.

International career[edit]

Sosa made his debut for El Salvador in an October 2010 friendly match against Panama and scored his first goal in friendly against Venezuela from a free kick. His team ended up winning the game 2-1 with a late goal from Edwin Sánchez. Sosa also made history by scoring El Salvador's 1000th international goal in his penalty against the Cayman Islands. He has, as of February 2012, earned a total of 7 caps, scoring 2 goals and has represented his country in 3 FIFA World Cup qualification matches[2] and played at the 2011 UNCAF Nations Cup,.[3]

International goals[edit]

# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 7 August 2011 Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium, Washington, D.C., United States  Venezuela 1-1 2-1 Friendly
2 15 November 2011 Estadio Cuscatlán, San Salvador, El Salvador  Cayman Islands 4-0 4-0 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of 7 February 2009.
Club Season League League Cup Continental Other Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
C.D. Chalatenango Apertura 2007 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
Clausura 2008 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
Alianza F.C. Apertura 2008 1 0 0 0 2 0 3 0
Clausura 2009 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Career total 9 0 0 0 2 0 11 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ Profile - El Gráfico (Spanish)
  2. ^ Herbert SosaFIFA competition record
  3. ^ Copa Centroamericana 2011 (UNCAF Nations Cup) - RSSSF

External links[edit]