Ricardo Francisco Rojas

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This name uses Spanish naming customs; the first or paternal family name is Rojas and the second or maternal family name is Trujillo.
Ricardo Rojas
Personal information
Full name Ricardo Francisco Rojas Trujillo
Date of birth (1974-05-07) 7 May 1974 (age 40)
Place of birth Vallenar, Chile
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current team
Veracruz
Number 16
Youth career
1990–1991 Deportes La Serena
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1992–1993 Deportes La Serena ? (?)
1994–1996 Unión Española ? (?)
1997–2000 Universidad de Chile 53 (0)
2001–2007 América 227 (5)
2004 Universidad Católica (loan) 21 (0)
2008 Colo-Colo 18 (1)
2009 Necaxa 0 (0)
2009 América (loan) 2 (0)
2010 Deportes La Serena 29 (0)
2011– Veracruz 23 (0)
National team
1994–2006 Chile 46 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 4 June 2012.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 18 February 2008

Ricardo Francisco Rojas Trujillo (born May 7, 1974 in Vallenar, Chile) is a Chilean footballer. He recently played for Colo-Colo in the Liga Chilena de Fútbol: Primera División.

Rojas began his professional career in his native country, playing for Club de Deportes La Serena from 1990 to 1993. After his stint at La Serena, he signed with Unión Española. The following year Rojas made his debut for the Chilean national team, participating in a game between Chile and Argentina. After his time at Unión, Rojas was transferred to Universidad de Chile during the 1997 season.

Ricardo's continued success at both club and national team levels brought attention to him from foreign teams. At the end of the 2000 season he was signed by the Mexican club Club América. Excluding a six-month loan in 2004 to Universidad Católica de Chile, Rojas has been a staple of the Club América defense for seven years. During his stay in Mexico, Rojas won two championships with his club, in the Verano 2002 season and most recently after the Clausura 2005 tournament. Rojas played more than 200 games with Club América during his time there.

He currently is playing for Necaxa of the Primera División of Mexico. Rojas has recently been loaned back to Club América to dispute the team's pre-season games in the United States.

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