Pedro Benítez

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Pedro Benítez
Personal information
Date of birth (1981-03-23) 23 March 1981 (age 33)
Place of birth San Lorenzo, Paraguay
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Centre Back
Club information
Current team
Libertad
Number 26
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1998–1999 Sportivo San Lorenzo 15 (1)
2000–2001 Sportivo Luqueño 26 (2)
2002–2003 Olimpia Asunción 36 (2)
2004–2006 Cerro Porteño 55 (11)
2004–2005 Shakhtar Donetsk 0 (0)
2007–2008 Libertad 44 (6)
2008–2009 Tigres 37 (2)
2009–2010 Atlético Mineiro 13 (0)
2010–2012 Cerro Porteño 101 (12)
2013– Libertad 1 (0)
National team
2001 Paraguay U20 7 (0)
2004 Paraguay U23
2004– Paraguay 12 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 20 May 2011.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 20 May 2011
Olympic medal record
Men's Football
Silver 2004 Athens Team Competition

Pedro Benítez (born 23 March 1981) is a Paraguayan footballer. He currently plays for Libertad.

Benítez was part of the silver medal-winning Paraguayan football team at the 2004 Summer Olympics, who achieved a quarter-final place with two victories in the qualifying round, and, having finished second in the league, beat South Korea in the quarter-finals, and Iraq in the semi-finals, before losing to Argentina in the final.[1]

During his career Benítez played for Sportivo San Lorenzo, Sportivo Luqueño, Olimpia, Cerro Porteño, Libertad, FC Shakhtar Donetsk, Tigres and Atlético Mineiro.

He has also represented the Paraguay national football team 12 times since 2004, and he has scored one goal.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pedro Benítez Biography and Statistics". Sports Reference. Retrieved 2009-10-27. 

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