Luis Pedro Figueroa

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Luis Pedro Figueroa
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Personal information
Full name Luis Pedro Figueroa Sepúlveda
Date of birth (1983-05-14) May 14, 1983 (age 31)
Place of birth San Pedro de la Paz, Chile
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Right Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Colo-Colo
Number 9
Youth career
U. de Concepción
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002–2005 U. de Concepción 52 (8)
2005–2006 Universidad de Chile 40 (10)
2007 Arsenal de Sarandí 7 (1)
2007 Banfield 3 (0)
2008 Cobreloa 20 (3)
2008–2009 Colo-Colo 31 (6)
2009–2010 Palmeiras 13 (1)
2010–2011 Unión Española 19 (0)
2011 Olhanense 10 (1)
2012–2014 O'Higgins F.C. 85 (11)
2015– Colo-Colo 3 (0)
National team
2004– Chile 12 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 27 September 2014.
† Appearances (Goals).

Luis Pedro Figueroa Sepúlveda is a Chilean football player (born May 14, 1983 in Concepción, Chile), currently playing for the club Colo-Colo in the Chilean Primera División.

Career[edit]

He made his debut for U. de Concepción in 2002 (just 18 years old) and was bought by Universidad de Chile in 2005. In 2007 he signed for the Argentine club Club Atlético Banfield before returning to Chile in 2008 to play for Cobreloa. He then moved to Colo-Colo to play in the Clausura 2008.

Palmeiras[edit]

After playing against Palmeiras twice in the group stage of the Copa Libertadores 2009 he transferred to the Brazilian club on September 2009. His debut for Palmeiras was on a 2–1 win over Cruzeiro on September 24, 2009. And with good appearances with Palmeiras in 2009, Figueroa was the first choice player for right back position in the 2010 club's season. Unfortunately, Figueroa performed below it was expected from him due to leg injury in late February 2010. During recovery, Palmeiras announced the arrival of Vítor, who would be the first choice as right back following Figueroa's recovery. Palmeiras announced that they would not renew Figueroa's contract, expiring on 31 July 2010, and Figueroa moved back to Chile, this time joining Unión Española.

O'Higgins[edit]

In 2013, he won the Apertura 2013-14 with O'Higgins. In the tournament, he played in 15 of 18 matches, and scored two goals in the win 1:2 against Universidad Católica. [1]

In 2014, he won the Supercopa de Chile against Deportes Iquique, and scored a goal at the 38 minutes in the match that won O'Higgins in the penalty shoot-out. [2]

He participated with the club in the 2014 Copa Libertadores where they faced Deportivo Cali, Cerro Porteño and Lanús, being third and being eliminated in the group stage. [3]

International career[edit]

Luis Pedro Figueroa debuted in the national Chilean team in 2004 during the Copa América 2004 in Peru. Figueroa has also played friendlies during the 2006 and he scored his first goal for Chile against Paraguay (3–2 victory).

International goals[edit]

# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 16 November 2006 Estadio Sausalito, Viña del Mar  Paraguay 3–2 Win Friendly

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Colo-Colo
O'Higgins

Individual[edit]

O'Higgins
  • Medalla Santa Cruz de Triana: 2014

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