William Osorio

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William Osorio
Personal information
Full name William Adalberto Osorio Rivera
Date of birth (1971-04-13) April 13, 1971 (age 43)
Place of birth San Salvador, El Salvador
Height 1.71 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Defender
Youth career
1987-1989 Coca Cola
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1990-1996 FAS
1997-1998 Luis Ángel Firpo
1999-2005 FAS
2005-2006 Isidro Metapán
2007 Chalatenango
National team
1991-2002 El Salvador 67 (0)
Teams managed
2008 Salvadoreño
2009-2011 FAS (assistant)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 26 April 2006.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 25 August 2011
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Osorio and the second or maternal family name is Rivera.

William Adalberto Osorio Rivera (born April 13, 1971 in San Salvador, El Salvador) is a retired Salvadoran footballer.

He currently is a coach at CD FAS, assisting technical director William Renderos.

Club career[edit]

After coming through at Coca Cola, for whom he made his debut in 1987 while in the Salvadoran second division, Osorio started his top level career with FAS and made his debut in August 1990 against Fuerte San Francisco. He won 6 league titles with FAS in two periods divided by a spell at Luis Ángel Firpo with whom he also won the league in 1998. He was a long time captain of FAS and after leaving FAS in the summer of 2005, he also played professionally for Isidro Metapán and Chalatenango of the Salvadoran Premier Division.

International career[edit]

Osorio made his debut for El Salvador in an April 1991 UNCAF Nations Cup qualification match against Nicaragua and has earned a total of 67 caps, scoring no goals. Osorio has been a national team stalwart for over 10 years and has represented his country in 18 FIFA World Cup qualification matches over three campaigns[1] and played at the 1991, 1993, 1995,[2] 1997,[3] 1999[4] and 2001 UNCAF Nations Cups,[5] as well as at the 1996[6] and 2002 CONCACAF Gold Cups.[7]

His final international game was a January 2002 CONCACAF Gold Cup match against the United States.

Personal life[edit]

Osorio is married and has two sons.[8]


1995, 1996, 1998, 2002 Clausura, 2002 Apertura, 2004 Apertura, 2005 Clausura


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