Johnny Palacios

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Johnny Palacios
Personal information
Full name Johnny Eulogio Palacios Cacho
Date of birth (1986-12-20) 20 December 1986 (age 27)
Place of birth La Ceiba, Honduras
Height 1.82 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Olimpia
Number 30
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–present Olimpia
National team
2009–2011 Honduras 15 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 2006.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 2011
This name uses Spanish naming customs; the first or paternal family name is Palacios and the second or maternal family name is Cacho.

Johnny Eulogio Palacios Cacho (born 20 December 1986) is a Honduran footballer who plays as a defender for Olimpia.

Personal life[edit]

His brothers are Milton, Jerry, Wilson and Edwin René Palacios. On 30 October 2007 Edwin, aged 16, was kidnapped in La Ceiba;[1] he was found dead one year and seven months later in Omoa.[2] He dated Sarahi Lanza while in Honduras.

Club career[edit]

A one-club man, he has only played professional football for Olimpia so far.

International career[edit]

Palacios made his debut for Honduras in a July 2009 CONCACAF Gold Cup match against Grenada and has, as of February 2013, earned a total of 15 caps, scoring no goals. He has represented his country in 1 FIFA World Cup qualification match[3] and played at the 2011 UNCAF Nations Cup[4] as well as at the 2009 CONCACAF Gold Cup.[5]

In the 2010 FIFA World Cup, held in South Africa, Honduras achieved an historical distinction by including brothers Jerry, Johnny, and Wilson in their squad. They became the first trio of brothers to represent a single nation in the World Cup.[6] Johnny however did not play in any match.

His most recent international was a March 2011 friendly match against South Korea.

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