Óscar Javier Morales

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O.J. Morales
Personal information
Full name Óscar Javier Morales Albornoz
Date of birth (1975-03-29) March 29, 1975 (age 42)
Place of birth Montevideo, Uruguay
Height 1.69 m (5 ft 6 12 in)
Playing position Defensive midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1996–1998 Cerro 43 (1)
1999–2010 Nacional Montevideo 269 (10)
2005–2006 Valladolid (loan) 30 (0)
2006–2007 Málaga (loan) 11 (0)
2010 Quilmes 4 (0)
2011–2012 Cerro 43 (2)
2013 Miramar Misiones 0 (0)
2013–2014 Villa Teresa 13 (0)
National team
2002–2005 Uruguay 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 31 December 2013 (UTC).

Óscar Javier "Ó.J." Morales Albornoz (born 29 March 1975 in Montevideo) is an Uruguayan former footballer who played as a defensive midfielder.

Football career[edit]

After playing in his native country with C.A. Cerro and Club Nacional de Football, Morales had two Spanish second division loan stints with Real Valladolid and Málaga CF, subsequently returning in July 2007 to Nacional.

In 2010, after more than 300 official games for his main club, the 35-year-old joined Quilmes Atlético Club, recently promoted to the top flight in Argentina.[1] The following year, he returned to his first professional team Cerro.


Honour Club Country Year
Uruguayan League Nacional Uruguay 2000
Uruguayan League Nacional Uruguay 2001
Uruguayan League Nacional Uruguay 2002
Uruguayan League Nacional Uruguay 2005
Uruguayan League Nacional Uruguay 2008–09


  1. ^ "Morales y Varela llegan a Quilmes" [Morales and Varela arrive at Quilmes] (in Spanish). ESPN Deportes. 18 June 2010. Retrieved 10 July 2010. 

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