Marcos González

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is González and the second or maternal family name is Salazar.
Marcos González
Marcos González - Spain vs. Chile, 10th September 2013.jpg
Personal information
Full name Marcos Andrés González Salazar
Date of birth (1980-06-09) 9 June 1980 (age 34)
Place of birth Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current team
Unión Española
Number 6
Youth career
1994–1998 Universidad de Chile
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1999–2003 Universidad de Chile 54 (2)
2002 Rangers (loan) 23 (1)
2004 Colón 13 (1)
2005 Palestino 37 (3)
2006–2007 Columbus Crew 45 (2)
2008–2010 Universidad Católica 88 (10)
2011 Universidad de Chile 25 (1)
2012–2014 Flamengo 44 (2)
2014– Unión Española 8 (0)
National team
2003–2014 Chile 29 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 12 March 2013.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 24 March 2014

Marcos Andrés González Salazar (born 9 June 1980) is a Brazilian born Chilean professional football defender, who currently plays for Primera División club Unión Española.

Although born in Brazil, he moved to Santiago aged two and has Chilean citizenship.

Club career[edit]

Marcos began his professional career in 1999 with Universidad de Chile, and stayed with them until 2003. He then signed with the Argentinian club Colón de Santa Fe and played with them until 2005. In 2005 he returned to Chile to play for Palestino, and for the 2006 season he chose to sign with the Columbus Crew over Universidad Católica.

International career[edit]

He has represented Chile internationally 29 times, including qualifiers for the 2006 World Cup as well as for the 2014 World Cup.

International goals[edit]

Career statistics[edit]

Team Season League Cup State Tournament Copa Libertadores Copa Sudamericana Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Rangers (loan) 2002 23 1 23 1
Total 23 1 23 1
Colón 2003–04 9 1 9 1
2004–05 4 0 4 0
Total 13 1 13 1
Palestino 2005 37 3 37 3
Total 37 3 37 3
Columbus Crew 2006 18 1 1 0 19 1
2007 27 1 2 0 29 1
Total 45 2 3 0 48 2
Universidad Católica 2008 28 4 0 0 6 0 5 2 39 6
2009 38 2 1 0 39 2
2010 22 4 1 0 0 0 23 4
Total 88 10 2 0 6 0 5 2 101 12
Universidad de Chile 2011 25 1 3 0 13 0 41 1
Total 25 1 3 0 13 0 41 1
Flamengo[1][2] 2012 25 2 0 0 6 0 5 0 36 2
2013 19 0 8 0 7 0 34 0
2014 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
Total 44 2 8 0 14 0 5 0 71 2
Unión Española 2014–15 3 0 0 0 3 0
Total 3 0 0 0 3 0
Career total 278 20 16 0 14 0 11 0 18 2 332 22

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Universidad de Chile
Universidad Católica
Flamengo

Individual[edit]

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