Javier Orozco

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Javier Orozco
Personal information
Full name Javier Antonio Orozco Peñuelas
Date of birth (1987-11-16) November 16, 1987 (age 26)
Place of birth Los Mochis, Sinaloa, Mexico
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Santos Laguna
Number 27
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2013 Cruz Azul 126 (29)
2013– Santos Laguna 25 (9)
National team
2010- Mexico 7 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 3 November 2013.
† Appearances (Goals).

Javier Antonio Orozco Peñuelas (born November 16, 1987 in Los Mochis, Sinaloa) is a Mexican professional footballer. He currently plays as a striker in Santos Laguna of the Liga MX.

Club career[edit]

Orozco made his debut on September 17, 2005, against UANL, a game which resulted in a 1–2 victory for Cruz Azul. In the 2010 Apertura, he scored the first goal of the season, and currently leads the season with 6 goals. He scored 4 goals and had an assist against Real Salt Lake of MLS to defeat them 5–4.[1] He is also the top goalscorer in CONCACAF Champions League history, as he has netted 23 times.

International[edit]

Orozco got his first call up by interim coach Efraín Flores for friendly matches on September 4 and 7, 2010 against Ecuador and Colombia, respectively. He started for the first time on October 12, against Venezuela.

International appearances[edit]

As of 12 October 2010

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Personal life[edit]

Javier Orozco is the son of Luis Antonio Orozco who played in Atletico Tecoman and Irapuato FC in the 1980s and also is brother to Luis Orozco that plays for Club Tijuana who is also a striker. Orozco is nicknamed "Chuletita", meaning "little pork-chop." The nickname "Chuletita" comes from his father, Luis Antonio Orozco, who earned the moniker "Chuleta" when he was six-years-old, by his father who would tell him "vete por las chuletas"—a Mexican slang saying which translates roughly to "go get the money."

Honours[edit]

CLUB[edit]

Mexico Cruz Azul

FMF

CONCACAF

INDIVIDUAL[edit]

CONCACAF

CONMEBOL

Club career statistics[edit]

As of 3 September 2012[4]

Club Season League Copa MX Concachampions Libertadores Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Cruz Azul 2005-06 3 0 - - - - - - 3 0
2006-07 0 0 - - - - - - 0 0
2008-09 10 2 - - 6 7 - - 16 9
2009-10 23 5 - - 10 6 - - 33 11
2010-11 29 6 - - 8 11 - - 37 17
2011-12 22 7 - - - - 6 5 28 12
2012-13 37 9 9 4 - - - - 46 13
Total - 124 29 9 4 24 24 6 5 163 62
Career totals 124 29 9 4 24 24 6 5 163 62

References[edit]

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