Ricardo Orellana

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Ricardo Orellana
Personal information
Full name Ricardo José Orellana Rojas
Date of birth (1987-01-19) January 19, 1987 (age 28)
Place of birth San Salvador, El Salvador
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Once Municipal
Number 11
Youth career
1999–2006 Academia La Chelona
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2008 San Salvador F.C. 7 (0)
2008–2010 Luis Ángel Firpo 4 (0)
2011 Atlético Marte
2011-2013 Once Municipal
2013- Aguiluchos USA
National team
2006–2007 El Salvador U17
2008- El Salvador U20 5 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23 August 2011.
† Appearances (Goals).
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Orellana and the second or maternal family name is Rojas.

Ricardo José Orellana Rojas (born January 19, 1987 in San Salvador, El Salvador) is a Salvadoran footballer who currently plays for CD Aguiluchos USA in the NPSL.

Club career[edit]

Orellana's professional career began on July 3, 2007 when he signed a contract with now defunct Salvadoran national league club, San Salvador F.C.. He was one of six players from the El Salvador U17 national team, that would sign for San Salvador that season. The others were William Maldonado, Diego Chavarría, Xavier García, Óscar Arroyo and Fabricio Alfaro. He made his professional debut on August 25, 2007, in a league match against Vista Hermosa.

After a season with San Salvador he moved to Luis Ángel Firpo and played for Atlético Marte in the 2011 Clausura. He joined Once Municipal for the 2011 Clausura.[1]

International career[edit]

Orellana was named in the pre-Olympic El Salvador U-23 squad by Rubén Israel in August 2011.[2]

Career statistics[edit]


As of 24 December 2008.
Club Season League League Cup Continental Other Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
San Salvador F.C. Apertura 2007 6 0 0 0 0 0 6 0
Clausura 2008 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
C.D. Luis Ángel Firpo Apertura 2008 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
Career total 11 0 0 0 0 0 11 0


  1. ^ Profile - El Gráfico (Spanish)
  2. ^ Jugadores de FAS, Firpo y Águila, pendientes - El Salvador FC.com (Spanish)

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