Lucas Domínguez

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Lucas Domínguez
Personal information
Full name Lucas Domínguez Irarrázabal
Date of birth (1989-10-27) 27 October 1989 (age 24)
Place of birth Santiago, Chile
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 1 12 in)[1]
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current team
Everton
Number --
Youth career
Audax Italiano
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2012 Audax Italiano 77 (7)
2013– Colo-Colo 10 (0)
2014– Everton (loan) 0 (0)
National team
2011– Chile 6 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 10 December 2011.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 21 December 2011

Lucas Domínguez Irarrázabal (born 27 October 1989 in Santiago), better known as Lucas Domínguez, is a Chilean professional footballer who plays for Colo-Colo as a Centre back. Domínguez has been capped by Chile at international level.[2]

Club career[edit]

Audax Italiano[edit]

After of many years in Audax Italiano lower divisions, Domínguez was promoted to the first team of the club in June 2008. Domínguez he officially debut for the club in the fourth round of the Copa Chile 2008–09 against Santiago Wanderers, aged 19, in a 2–2 draw on 23 October. In the same match, he scored his first senior goal for Audax in the 51st minute. On 9 March 2009, he made his Chilean Primera Division debut, playing the 90 minutes in a 3–3 draw against Municipal Iquique.

In the next season, Domínguez was a frequently player in Audax's starting lineup, being a key player in the club, devoting in his position. On 18 March 2010, he scored his first competitive goal for Primera Division in a 5–1 victory over Ñublense at Nelson Oyarzún Stadium. Domínguez made an important role as defender in the 3–2 victory of Audax against Universidad Católica, he also scored the momentary draw 1–1 with an impressive header.

International career[edit]

Domínguez made his debut for Chilean national team on 22 January 2011 against the United States at The Home Depot Center in Carson.[3] He came on as a second-half substitute, replacing Daúd Gazale after 71 minutes.[4]

Personal life[edit]

He lives with his family in Pirque and practices playing the piano to relax.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lucas Domínguez Irarrázabal". Soccerway. Global Sports Media. Retrieved 21 September 2011. 
  2. ^ "Lucas Domínguez". National Football Teams. Retrieved 21 September 2011. 
  3. ^ "U.S. Men's National Team Opens 2011 With 1-1 Draw Against Chile Behind First Career Goal from Teal Bunbury". US Soccer. 22 January 2011. Retrieved 21 September 2011. 
  4. ^ French, Scott (22 January 2011). "Inside Look: U.S. 1, Chile 1". ESPNsoccernet. Retrieved 21 September 2011.