William Torres

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William Torres Alegría
Personal information
Full name William Jeovanny Torres Alegría
Date of birth (1976-10-27) October 27, 1976 (age 38)
Place of birth San Miguel, El Salvador
Height 1.69 m (5 ft 6 12 in)
Playing position Winger
Attacking midfielder
Club information
Current team
Luis Ángel Firpo
Number 8
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1992 Saprivas
1993-1994 Liberal
1994–2000 Dragón
2000–2001 Águila
2001–2002 FAS (3)
2003–2005 Águila
2006 Independiente Nacional 1906
2006 Once Municipal
2007–2010 Águila 80 (12)
2011 Dragón
2012 Luis Ángel Firpo
National team
1999–2009 El Salvador 33 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of June 1, 2007.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of July 7, 2009
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Torres and the second or maternal family name is Alegría.

William Jeovanny Torres Alegría (born October 27, 1976 in San Miguel, El Salvador) is a Salvadoran professional football player, who currently plays for Luis Ángel Firpo in the Salvadoran Premier Division.

Club career[edit]

Torres Alegría started his career at third division Saprivas before stepping up a division to play for Liberal in 1993. He then had a lengthy spell with Dragón with whom he made his debut in the top tier of local football. He joined Águila in 2000 where he would stay for another five years but for a year with FAS in between. After short spells at second division Independiente Nacional 1906 and at Once Municipal he rejoined Águila in 2007.[1]

Retirement and change of heart[edit]

In February 2011, William Torres announced his retirement from football due to personal reasons,[2] but he signed with second level Dragón for the 2011 Apertura season. In January 2012 he moved to Luis Ángel Firpo.[3]

International career[edit]

Torres Alegría made his debut for El Salvador in an August 1999 friendly match against Greece and has earned a total of 33 caps, scoring 3 goals including his first one in an unofficial game against Honduras. He has represented his country in 13 FIFA World Cup qualification matches[4] and played at the 2003[5] and 2009 CONCACAF Gold Cups.[6]

His final international game was a July 2009 CONCACAF Gold Cup match against Canada.

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list El Salvador's goal tally first.
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 10 February 2000 Estadio Francisco Morazán, San Pedro Sula, Honduras  Honduras 1-4 1-5 Friendly match (not full FIFA int.)
2 26 March 2008 RFK Memorial Stadium, Washington, United States  Anguilla 4-0 4-0 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification
3 6 September 2008 Estadio Cuscatlán, San Salvador, El Salvador  Haiti 5-0 5-0 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification

References[edit]

  1. ^ Profile - El Gráfico (Spanish)
  2. ^ Torres dejó el nido - ElSalvador.com (Spanish)
  3. ^ Torres Alegría firmó con el Firpo - El Gráfico (Spanish)
  4. ^ William TorresFIFA competition record
  5. ^ CONCACAF Championship, Gold Cup 2003 - Full Details - RSSSF
  6. ^ CONCACAF Championship, Gold Cup 2009 - Full Details - RSSSF

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