Alejandro González (Uruguayan footballer)

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is González and the second or maternal family name is Hernández.
Alejandro González
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González playing for Peñarol in 2012
Personal information
Full name Alejandro Damián González Hernández
Date of birth (1988-03-23) March 23, 1988 (age 28)
Place of birth Montevideo, Uruguay
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Number 32
Youth career
2005-2007 Peñarol
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2008 Peñarol 17 (0)
2008 Tacuarembó (loan) 10 (0)
2009 Sporting Cristal (loan) 41 (1)
2010–2013 Peñarol 77 (1)
2013– Hellas Verona 18 (0)
2015 Cagliari (loan) 7 (0)
2015–2016 Ternana (loan) 1 (0)
2016– Avellino (loan)
National team
2005 Uruguay U-17 3 (0)
2007 Uruguay U-20 4 (0)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Alejandro Damián González Hernández (born March 23, 1988 in Montevideo, Uruguay) is a Uruguayan footballer[1] who plays for Italian team Avellino as a defender, on loan from Hellas Verona. He has spent most of his career with Peñarol in his native Uruguay, as well as teams in Mexico and Peru.

Club career[edit]

González started his career in 2005 playing for Peñarol. In 2008 he was champion of the Uruguayan Torneo Clausura playing for Peñarol. He was than loaned out to Tigres B in Mexico, that same year he played for Tacuarembó F.C..

He joined Sporting Cristal in the Primera Division Peruana in January 2009.[2]

On 28 June 2013, he joined Hellas Verona, who had just returned to Serie A, for an undisclosed fee.[3]

On 8 January 2015 he was loaned to struggling fellow Serie A club Cagliari for the remainder of the season, the first signing by new manager Gianfranco Zola.[4]

International career[edit]

González played for Uruguay at the South American Under 17 Football Championship and the 2005 FIFA U-17 World Championship.[5]

In 2007 he played in the 2007 South American Youth Championship.


  1. ^ "Ficha del Jugador: Alejandro González". Tenfield. Archived from the original on January 27, 2007. Retrieved 2009-04-07. 
  2. ^ "Sporting Cristal presentó su plantel versión 2009". Futbol Peruano. 2009-01-19. Retrieved 2009-04-07. 
  3. ^ "Serie A: Hellas Verona sign Alejandro Gonzalez from Penarol". Sky Sports. 28 June 2013. Retrieved 9 January 2015. 
  4. ^ "Cagliari, è ufficiale: Alejandro Gonzalez agli ordini di Zola" [Cagliari, it's official: Alejandro Gonzalez to the orders of Zola]. La Nuova Sardegna (in Italian). 8 January 2015. Retrieved 9 January 2015. 
  5. ^ Alejandro GonzalezFIFA competition record