Jorge Perlaza

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Jorge Perlaza
Personal information
Full name Jorge Isaacs Perlaza Aguiño
Date of birth (1985-10-11) 11 October 1985 (age 28)
Place of birth Guapi, Colombia
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Millonarios
Number 9
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2001 Atlético Huila 6 (0)
2002 Deportes Quindío 1 (0)
2002–2003 Deportivo Pasto 34 (2)
2004–2006 Deportes Quindío 36 (9)
2007–2011 Deportes Tolima 132 (28)
2011–2012 Portland Timbers 41 (6)
2012 Philadelphia Union 2 (0)
2012– Millonarios 23 (2)
National team
2006 Colombia 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16 October 2012.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 12 October 2010

Jorge Isaacs Perlaza Aguiño (born 11 October 1985 in Guapi) is a Colombian footballer who currently plays for Millonarios.

Club career[edit]

Colombia[edit]

Perlaza began his professional career in 2001 with Atlético Huila debuting with the club as a 16-year old. In 2002 he moved to Deportes Quindío and played primarily with the reserve side. During the middle of the 2002 season Perlaza joined Deportivo Pasto and began to receive more playing time appearing in 34 matches and scoring his first two goals as a professional. In 2004 he rejoined Quindio and had a breakthrough season in 2006 scoring 8 goals in 26 matches. His play for Quindio led him to be called to the national team.

In 2007 he joined Deportes Tolima and continued his fine play. Perlaza was one of the top scorers in the 2010 Liga Postobon II scoring 10 goals as he helped Tolima qualify to the 2011 Copa Libertadores. While at Tolima Perlaza has participated in the Copa Libertadores in 2007 and the Copa Sudamericana in 2010 appearing in 14 matches and scoring 4 goals.

United States[edit]

During January 2011 it was reported that Perlaza would be trialing with MLS side Portland Timbers.[1] Perlaza signed with Portland on 7 March 2011.,[2] and scored his first goals for the club – the first of which was the first ever home goal for the Timbers at the newly renovated Jeld-Wen Field – on 14 April 2011 in a 4–2 win over the Chicago Fire.

On 6 June 2012 Perlaza was traded to the Philadelphia Union in exchange for forward Danny Mwanga.[3]

On 28 August 2012, upon mutual decision with Perlaza and management, Perlaza's contract was terminated by the Philadelphia Union after he appeared in just 2 games.

International career[edit]

Due to his form while with Deportes Quindío Perlaza was called up to the Colombia national football team in 2006.

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

Club performance League Cup League Cup Continental Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Colombia League Cup League Cup South America Total
2001 Atlético Huila Categoría Primera A 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0
2002 Deportes Quindío 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Deportivo Pasto 13 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 2
2003 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 21 0
2004 Deportes Quindío 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
2005 8 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 1
2006 26 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 26 8
2007 Deportes Tolima 29 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 29 2
2008 27 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 27 3
2009 47 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 47 8
2010 29 15 0 0 0 0 6 1 35 16
USA League Open Cup League Cup North America Total
2011 Portland Timbers Major League Soccer 31 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 32 6
2012 10 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 11 0
Philadelphia Union 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Total Colombia 209 39 0 0 0 0 6 1 215 40
USA 43 6 2 0 0 0 0 0 45 6
Career total 252 45 2 0 0 0 6 1 260 46

Updated 30 June 2012

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