Oswaldo Vizcarrondo

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Vizcarrondo and the second or maternal family name is Araujo.
Oswaldo Vizcarrondo
Oswaldo Vizcarrondo-America.jpg
Personal information
Full name Oswaldo Augusto Vizcarrondo Araujo
Date of birth (1984-05-31) 31 May 1984 (age 30)
Place of birth Caracas, Venezuela
Height 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in)
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current team
Number 4
Youth career
1998–2001 Caracas
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002–2008 Caracas 122 (7)
2009 Olimpia 27 (5)
2010 Once Caldas 28 (3)
2011 Deportivo Anzoátegui 14 (1)
2011 Olimpo 14 (0)
2012–2013 América 12 (1)
2012–2013 Lanús (loan) 32 (0)
2013– FC Nantes 38 (1)
National team
2004– Venezuela 57 (8)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16 August 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 03 April 2014

Oswaldo Augusto Vizcarrondo Araujo (Spanish pronunciation: [oˈswaldo βiθkaˈrondo], born 31 May 1984) is a Venezuelan professional footballer that plays as a centre back. He currently plays for Nantes in the Ligue 1 and the Venezuelan national team. Vizcarrondo plays for his national team, being under the orders of the manager César Farías in his most successful moment, most notably during the Copa América of 2011 held in Argentina and 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifiers.

Vizcarrondo is also recognized for his similar appearance to Guatemalan singer Ricardo Arjona, being nicknamed "Ricky" when he played for powerhouse club of Venezuela like Caracas. During his club career, Vizcarrondo in teams like Olimpia and Deportivo Anzoátegui became an idol for the fans, winning at Once Caldas in 2010, his first honour out of his country.

Club career[edit]



International career[edit]

On November 15, 2011, Vizcarrondo scored the only goal in a 1-0 victory over Bolivia, a result that lifted Venezuela into a tie for first place in the World Cup qualifying standings.

International goals[edit]



Once Caldas



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