José Oscar Herrera

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José Herrera
Personal information
Full name José Oscar Herrera Corominas
Date of birth (1965-06-17) June 17, 1965 (age 48)
Place of birth Tala, Uruguay
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1984–1989 Peñarol 97 (12)
1989–1990 Figueres 23 (5)
1990–1995 Cagliari 148 (13)
1995–1996 Atalanta 41 (2)
1997 Cruz Azul 12 (1)
1997–1998 Newell's Old Boys 11 (0)
1998 Peñarol 11 (1)
1999 Racing Montevideo 27 (8)
2000 Montevideo Wanderers 31 (2)
2001 Peñarol 5 (1)
2001 Shandong Luneng ? (?)
2001 Bandung 8 (0)
2002 Montevideo Wanderers
2003 Peñarol
National team
1988–1997 Uruguay 56 (4)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of April 2008.
† Appearances (Goals).

José Oscar Herrera Corominas (born June 17, 1965 in Tala) is a former Uruguayan international footballer who played 56 times for the Uruguay national team.[1] He was part of the squad that won the Copa América 1995.[2]

Herrera started his playing career with Peñarol where he was part of two championship winning squads in (1985 & 1986) and a winner of the Copa Libertadores in 1987.

In 1989 he joined Figueres of Spain, and in 1990 he joined Cagliari in Italy where he played over 100 games for the club.

In 1995 he joined Atalanta and in 1996 he moved to Mexico to play for Cruz Azul. In 1997 he played for Newell's Old Boys of Argentina.

Herrera returned to Uruguay later in his career where he played for Peñarol, Racing Club de Montevideo and Montevideo Wanderers.

Titles[edit]

Season Team Title
1985 Uruguay Peñarol Uruguayan Primera
1986 Uruguay Peñarol Uruguayan Primera
1987 Uruguay Peñarol Copa Libertadores
1995 Uruguay Uruguay Copa América

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