Roberto Rosales

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This name uses Spanish naming customs; the first or paternal family name is Rosales and the second or maternal family name is Altuve.
Roberto Rosales
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Personal information
Full name Roberto José Rosales Altuve
Date of birth (1988-11-20) 20 November 1988 (age 25)
Place of birth Caracas, Venezuela
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Right back
Club information
Current team
Málaga
Number TBA
Youth career
Deportivo Gulima
Caracas
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2007 Caracas 2 (0)
2007–2010 Gent 72 (5)
2010–2014 Twente 118 (3)
2014– Málaga 0 (0)
National team
2007 Venezuela U-20 4 (0)
2007– Venezuela 41 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 6 May 2014 (UTC).

† Appearances (Goals).

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

Roberto José Rosales Altuve (pronounced: [roˈβeɾto xoˈse roˈsales alˈtuβe]) born 20 November 1988, is a Venezuelan footballer who currently plays for La Liga side Málaga.[1]

Rosales previously played for Caracas FC, AA Gent and FC Twente[2] He normally plays as a defender in a right back position, but can also play on the right side of midfield. He was the first Venezuelan footballer to score in the UEFA Champions League.[3]

On 24 April 2014, Rosales signed a 4-year contract with Primera Division side Málaga.[4]

Club statistics[edit]

Accurate as of 31 May 2014.[5]
Club Season League Cup Continental Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Caracas 2006–07 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Total 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Gent 2007–08 15 0 0 0 15 0
2008–09 25 2 1 0 2 0 28 2
2009–10 32 3 7 0 39 3
Total 72 5 8 0 2 0 82 5
Twente 2010–11 29 1 5 0 11 1 45 2
2011–12 30 1 2 0 9 0 41 1
2012–13 29 0 0 0 11 0 40 0
2013–14 30 1 1 0 0 0 31 1
Total 118 3 8 0 31 1 157 4
Málaga CF 2014–15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career totals 192 8 16 0 33 1 241 9

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Gent

Twente

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Málaga versterkt zich met transfervrije rechtsback van FC Twente". Voetbalprimeur (Voetbalprimeur). 9 July 2014. Retrieved 9 July 2014. 
  2. ^ "Rosales en Chadli naar FC Twente". fctwente.nl (FC Twente). 30 July 2010. Retrieved 30 July 2010. 
  3. ^ "First Venezuelan Footballer who scored in Champions League, Twente 3-3 Tottenham". Whoscored.com. 
  4. ^ "Rosario Signs on with Málaga CF". LaOpinionDeMalaga.es. 
  5. ^ Roberto Rosales - Performance data transfermarkt.co.uk.

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