Alejandro Chumacero

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Chumacero and the second or maternal family name is Bracamonte.
Alejandro Chumacero
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Personal information
Full name Alejandro Saúl Chumacero Bracamonte[1]
Date of birth (1991-04-22) 22 April 1991 (age 25)
Place of birth La Paz, Bolivia
Height 1.64 m (5 ft 4 12 in)[1]
Playing position Defensive midfielder[2]
Club information
Current team
The Strongest
Number 3
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2013 The Strongest 157 (23)
2013 Sport Recife 5 (0)
2013– The Strongest 72 (20)
National team
2011– Bolivia[2] 31 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16:07, 5 February 2016 (UTC).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 1 June 2016

Alejandro Saúl Chumacero Bracamonte (born 22 April 1991) is a Bolivian international footballer, who plays for Bolivian club The Strongest as a defensive midfielder.

Club career[edit]

Born in La Paz, Chumacero has played for The Strongest and Sport Recife.[1][2]

He signed a five-year contract with Brazilian club Sport Recife in July 2013.[3] In December 2013 he said he wished to leave the club and return to former club The Strongest due to a lack of first-team games.[4][5]

International career[edit]

He made his international debut for Bolivia in 2011,[2][6] and has appeared in FIFA World Cup qualifying matches for them.[7]

He represented Bolivia at the 2015 Copa América and was critical of the Bolivian press coverage of the team's performance in the tournament, believing them to be unfairly negative.[8]

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Bolivia's goal tally first.[2]
No Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 12 October 2012 Estadio Hernando Siles, La Paz, Bolivia  Peru 1–1 1–1 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification
2. 24 March 2016 Estadio Hernando Siles, La Paz, Bolivia  Colombia 2–2 2–3 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Alejandro Chumacero at Soccerway. Retrieved 5 February 2016.
  2. ^ a b c d e "Alejandro Chumacero". National Football Teams. Retrieved 5 February 2016. 
  3. ^ "OFICIAL: Sport Recife y The Strongest confirmaron traspaso de Chumacero" (in Spanish). Deporte Total Bolivia. 10 July 2013. Retrieved 5 February 2016. 
  4. ^ "Alejandro Chumacero quiere volver a The Strongest" (in Spanish). Página Siete. 4 December 2013. Retrieved 5 February 2016. 
  5. ^ "Chumacero: "No quiero nada con Sport Recife"" (in Spanish). Erbol. 12 December 2013. Retrieved 5 February 2016. 
  6. ^ "Bolivia - Record International Players". RSSSF. 12 April 2016. Retrieved 18 June 2016. 
  7. ^ Alejandro ChumaceroFIFA competition record
  8. ^ "Copa América: Alejandro Chumacero criticó a la prensa de Bolivia" (in Spanish). Peru.com. 10 June 2015. Retrieved 5 February 2016.