Jorge Rojas (footballer)

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Rojas and the second or maternal family name is Mendoza.
Jorge Rojas
Personal information
Full name Jorge Luis Rojas Mendoza
Date of birth (1993-01-07) 7 January 1993 (age 22)
Place of birth Concepción, Paraguay
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Winger
Club information
Current team
Gimnasia LP
(on loan from Benfica)
Number 18
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2013 Cerro Porteño 63 (0)
2013– Benfica B 17 (2)
2013–2014 Belenenses (loan) 6 (0)
2014– Gimnasia LP (loan) 16 (2)
National team
2012– Paraguay 13 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 3 November 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 18 November 2014

Jorge Luis Rojas Mendoza (born 7 January 1993) is a Paraguayan international footballer who plays professionally for Argentine club Gimnasia LP, on loan from Portuguese club Benfica, as a winger. He also plays for the Paraguay national team, having made his debut in 2012.

Club career[edit]

Born in Concepción,[1] Rojas began his career with Cerro Porteño.[2][3]

In April 2013, he signed a 5-year contract with Portuguese club Benfica, joining at the start of the 2013–14 season.[4] After playing for Benfica B in the Segunda Liga, he was loaned to Belenenses in January 2014 for the rest of the season.[5] On 8 July 2014, Rojas was loaned to Argentine club Gimnasia LP until December 2015.[6]

International career[edit]

He made his international debut for Paraguay in 2012.[2]

Rojas participated at the 2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup.[7]


  1. ^ Preparativos para la segunda prueba; Selección Paraguaya (Spanish)
  2. ^ a b Jorge Rojas at
  3. ^ Jorge Rojas profile at Soccerway
  4. ^ Benfica agree to sign Jorge Rojas at Soccernews
  5. ^ Jorge Rojas emprestado ao Belenenses at Record
  6. ^ "Jorge Rojas cedido ao Gimnasia La Plata". 8 July 2014. Retrieved 14 July 2014. 
  7. ^ "Mali hold Under-20 favourites Paraguay to a draw". BBC Sport. 23 June 2013. Retrieved 23 June 2013. 

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