|Full name||Juan Ramon Menchaca|
|Date of birth||July 23, 1977|
|Place of birth||Montevideo, Uruguay|
|Height||5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)|
|Weight||176 lb (80 kg)|
|Current club||Carrasco Polo Club|
|* Professional club appearances and points
counted for domestic first grade only and
correct as of 24 Jan., 2011.
** Representative team caps and points correct
as of 24 Jan., 2011.
He is considered one of the best rugby union footballers of Uruguay, having played at the 1999 Rugby World Cup finals and the 2003 Rugby World Cup finals. He played three games at his first presence, scoring a try, 5 points, and 4 games at his country's most recent presence at the finals, scoring two conversions and three penalties, 13 points in aggregate.
Menchaca's debut for his national team was on 13 March 1999, in a 46–9 win over Portugal, in Montevideo, for the 1999 Rugby World Cup qualifyings repechage. His most recent match was on 24 March 2007, again with Portugal, in an 18–12 win, in Montevideo, for the 2007 Rugby World Cup repechage. He has been absent from his national team since then.
He has currently 38 caps, with 7 tries, 28 conversions, 51 penalties and 5 drop goals scored, in an aggregate of 259 points, making him the top scorer for the "Teros".
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