Jorge Soto (footballer)

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Jorge Soto
Personal information
Full name Jorge Antonio Soto Goméz
Date of birth (1971-10-27) October 27, 1971 (age 43)
Place of birth Lima, Peru
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1990–1992 Deportivo Municipal 42 (6)
1993–1999 Sporting Cristal 229 (61)
1999 Lanús 15 (3)
2000 Flamengo 0 (0)
2000–2003 Sporting Cristal 123 (54)
2003 San Luis 12 (0)
2004–2007 Sporting Cristal 132 (37)
2008 Alianza Lima 7 (0)
2008 Melgar 16 (2)
Total 576 (163)
National team
1992–2007 Peru 101 (9)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Jorge Antonio Soto (born 27 October 1971 in Lima) is a retired Peruvian footballer. He is also the brother of footballers José Soto and Giancarlo Soto.[1]

Career[edit]

Soto (Nicknamed "The Camel") is one of the all-time emblematic figures of Sporting Cristal. He has played over 500 games for his club and scored more than 150 goals, making him the highest goal scorer in the club's history.

International career[edit]

Soto has been capped regularly in the national team since 1992.[2] He was also member of Peru's U-23 squad of 1992. Soto has played in 101 official games for the Peruvian National Team and has scored 9 goals in official competition.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Caudillos coincidentes" (in Spanish). dechalaca.com. 13 April 2012. Retrieved 1 September 2012. 
  2. ^ Peru - Record International Players at RSSSF

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