Marvin González

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Marvin González
Personal information
Full name Marvin René González Leiva
Date of birth (1982-04-17) April 17, 1982 (age 32)
Place of birth El Refugio, El Salvador
Height 1.71 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Defender/Left Wing-back
Club information
Current team
Number TBA
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1999–2001 FAS B
2001–2010 FAS
2010–2011 Águila 34 (1)
2011–2013 FAS 7 (0)
2013 Santa Tecla
National team
1998–2000 El Salvador U17
2000–2002 El Salvador U20
2002–2003 El Salvador U23
2002–2011 El Salvador 83 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of July 31, 2011.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of June 19, 2011
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is González and the second or maternal family name is Leiva.

Marvin René González Leiva (born April 17, 1982 in El Refugio) is a Salvadoran footballer who last played as a defender for Santa Tecla in the Salvadoran First Division.

Club career[edit]

González came through the reserves of FAS in 2001 to claim his place in the senior team and to stay in there for almost a decade.[1]

On July 2, 2010, González signed a two-year contract with Águila, starting with the Apertura 2010 season.[2] Marvin González returned to FAS for the Apertura 2011.In 2013 he was released by FAS and Later sign with Santa Tecla F.C.

International career[edit]

González made his debut for El Salvador in a November 2002 friendly match against the United States and had, as of May 2011, earned a total of 82 caps, scoring 1 goal. He has represented his country in 22 FIFA World Cup qualification matches[3] and played at the 2003,[4] 2005,[5] 2009 UNCAF Nations Cups[6] and 2011 Copa Centroamericana.[7] As well as at the 2003,[8] 2009[9] and 2011 CONCACAF Gold Cups.[10] González has received a total of 83 caps making him the top second capped player for El Salvador before Leonel Cárcamo (84 caps).

On September 20, 2013, González was one of 14 Salvadoran players banned for life due to their involvement with match fixing.[11]

International goals[edit]

# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. July 15, 2003 Gillette Stadium, Foxborough, Massachusetts  Martinique 1-0 1-0 2003 CONCACAF Gold Cup


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