José Antonio Olvera

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José Antonio Olvera
Personal information
Full name José Antonio Olvera de los Santos
Date of birth (1986-03-04) March 4, 1986 (age 29)
Place of birth Torreon, Coahuila, Mexico
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Number 15
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2006 Santos Laguna 54 (2)
2007–2012 Guadalajara 16 (1)
2009 Toluca (Loan) 5 (0)
2010–2012 Santos Laguna (loan) 49 (0)
2012– Morelia 37 (0)
National team
2005– Mexico 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 15 September 2012.
† Appearances (Goals).

Jose Antonio Olvera de los Santos (born March 4, 1986 in Torreon, Coahuila) is a Mexican footballer. He currently plays for Morelia of the Liga MX as a defender or midfielder.

Olvera is known for his left foot and also because he played for Santos Laguna from 2004-2006. He was traded to Chivas starting the 2007 season. Olvera had already played as a loan from Santos to Chivas de Guadalajara in the Copa Libertadores in 2006 where Chivas reached semi-finals losing against São Paulo FC. He has also been capped in the cycle of Ricardo LaVolpe with Mexico three times debuting against Hungary. On July 24, 2007, he made his first appearance with Chivas in the superliga where they faced FC Dallas and he scored a goal.

On December 19, 2008, it was announced that Olvera would go on loan to Toluca. On December 2009 it was announced that Olvera would go back to Santos Laguna

He was born in the Estadio Corona, home of the Santos Laguna; by that time his mother worked in maintenance of the stadium when the delivery took place.



International appearances[edit]

As of 15 February 2006

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