Mauricio Victorino

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Victorino and the second or maternal family name is Dansilo.
Mauricio Victorino
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Personal information
Full name Mauricio Bernardo Victorino Dansilo
Date of birth (1982-10-11) October 11, 1982 (age 32)
Place of birth Montevideo, Uruguay
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Centre Back
Club information
Current team
Number 30
Youth career
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2006 Nacional 51 (1)
2004 Plaza Colonia (loan) 16 (3)
2006–2007 Veracruz 28 (3)
2007–2009 Nacional 45 (8)
2009–2011 Universidad de Chile 34 (5)
2011–2014 Cruzeiro 24 (0)
2014 Palmeiras (loan) 7 (0)
2015– Independiente 1 (0)
National team
2006–2012 Uruguay 21 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of April 19, 2015.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of October 16, 2012

Mauricio Bernardo Victorino Dansilo (Spanish pronunciation: [mauˈɾisjo βerˈnarðo βiktoˈɾino ðanˈsilo]; October 11, 1982 in Montevideo) is a Uruguayan football defender, currently playing for Independiente.

Club career[edit]


He made his debut for Nacional in a Copa Libertadores match against Argentine River Plate on March 3, 2005.


In August 2006 he was transferred one season to Veracruz where he played in the Mexican Primera División. In July 2007 he returned to Nacional.

Universidad de Chile[edit]

On August 1, 2009, he was transferres to Universidad de Chile after an excellent campaign with Nacional in the 2009 Copa Libertadores and the 2008–09. He scored his first goal as a Universidad de Chile player, after a left-footed shot, on August 30, 2009, in a game against Audax Italiano.


Victorino joined Brazilian club Cruzeiro on February 1, 2011.[1]

National team[edit]

Victorino played on the Uruguayan national team in the 2010 FIFA World Cup. In the shoot out against Ghana, he scored the second penalty kick for Uruguay in the World Cup quarterfinals on July 2, 2010. The goal was one of four that sent Uruguay to the semi-finals for the first time in 40 years.

In 2011, he won the Copa América playing 2 matches.

In 2014 he returned to Cruzeiro Esporte Clube.[2]




National team[edit]



  1. ^ "Cruzeiro anuncia contratação de uruguaio Mauricio Victorino" (in Portuguese). Cruzeiro Esporte Clube. February 1, 2011. Archived from the original on February 5, 2011. Retrieved February 1, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Nueve uruguayos en el Brasileirao" (in Spanish). April 17, 2014. Archived from the original on May 6, 2014. Retrieved May 6, 2014. 

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