Néstor Araujo

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Néstor Araujo
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Personal information
Full name Néstor Alejandro Araujo Razo
Date of birth (1991-08-29) 29 August 1991 (age 23)
Place of birth Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Height 1.89 m (6 ft 2 12 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Santos Laguna
Youth career
Cruz Azul
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010– Cruz Azul 49 (0)
2013– Santos Laguna (loan) 27 (0)
National team
2011 Mexico U-20 12 (0)
2011–2012 Mexico U-23 18 (0)
2011– Mexico 6 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 11 March 2013.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 11 August 2012

Néstor Alejandro Araujo Razo (born 29 August 1991), is a Mexican footballer Defender, currently playing for Santos Laguna in Mexico's Liga MX on loan from Cruz Azul.[1] On 4 July, he scored his first goal for the nation in 2011 Copa America match against Chile.[2] He is an olympic gold medalist.[3]


Araujo made his Primera Division debut for Cruz Azul in September 2010.[4] He had been with the club for five years before breaking into the first team, and he played 90 minutes in the 3–0 home victory against Querétaro.[5] On 5 June 2013 he was loaned out to Santos Laguna as part of the Draft 2013. His older brother, Félix, is also a defender who currently plays for U. de G..

International goals[edit]

Goal Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition Ref.
1. 4 July 2011 Estadio del Bicentenario, San Juan, Argentina  Chile 1–0 1–2 2011 Copa América


Senior International Caps[edit]

As of 12 July 2011


U-23 International appearances[edit]

As of 18 July 2012



Santos Laguna
Apertura 2014