Julio Gómez González

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Julio Gómez
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Personal information
Full name Julio Enrique Gómez González
Date of birth (1994-08-13) August 13, 1994 (age 19)
Place of birth Tampico, Tamaulipas, México
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Winger
Club information
Current team
Guadalajara
Youth career
2010-2011 Pachuca
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011– Pachuca 9 (0)
2014 Guadalajara (loan) 7 (0)
National team
2011 Mexico U17 7 (3)
2013– Mexico U20 4 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of January 14, 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of July 11, 2011

Julio Enrique Gómez González (born August 13, 1994 in Tampico, Tamaulipas) is a Mexican footballer who plays for C.D. Guadalajara on loan from Pachuca, in the Liga MX.[1] Julio Gómez is mostly used as a Winger but can also play as an Attacking midfielder.[2]

Career[edit]

CF Pachuca[edit]

Julito Gomez (La Momia) made his debut for CF Pachuca's against Santos Laguna on January 2011, in a game of 2011 Clausura[3]

International career[edit]

2011 FIFA U-17 World Cup[edit]

Gómez was a regular starter in Mexico´s squad. In the second match against Congo; Gómez scored one of the 2 goals from Mexico.[4]

In the semifinal match against Germany he scored 2 goals, the first of them at minute 3'. In the play that derived in the second goal for Mexico, an Olympic goal by Jonathan Espericueta, Gomez's head collided with Samed Yeşil's, after which he was left lying on the field, bleeding heavily. With no substitutions left, he returned to the field and scored the winning goal with a memorable bicycle kick on the last minutes of the match, and gave Mexico the pass to the final against Uruguay.[5] That was a match Gómez will never forget as he debuted with Pachuca on the Estadio Corona, and also there he scored his goals against Germany.

He was not a starter in the final. However, he entered the game at minute 80', being received with a standing ovation by the fans. Mexico ended up defeating Uruguay 2-0, winning the championship.[6]

Gómez was awarded the Golden Ball of the tournament. In total, he scored 3 goals, and participated in all 7 games - six as starter, and as a substitute in the final.[7]

2013 CONCACAF U-20 Championship[edit]

Gomez also scored the winning goal in extra time of the final of this tournament, this time against the USA, again with an overhead bicycle kick.

Honours[edit]

International[edit]

Mexico

Individual[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Julio Gómez González Liga MX stats at Medio Tiempo.com (Spanish)
  2. ^ Transfermarkt profile
  3. ^ "Debut Tuzo a los 16 años" (in Spanish). Retrieved 2011-07-08. 
  4. ^ "FIFA U-17 World Cup: Mexico 2:1 Congo". Retrieved 2011-07-12. 
  5. ^ "FIFA U-17 World Cup: Germany 2:3 Mexico". Retrieved 2011-07-12. 
  6. ^ "FIFA U-17 World Cup: Uruguay 0:2 Mexico". Retrieved 2011-07-12. 
  7. ^ "Gomez It's hard to take it all in". Retrieved 2011-07-12.