Alejandro Márquez

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Alejandro Márquez
Personal information
Full name Alejandro Samuel Márquez Pérez
Date of birth (1991-10-31) 31 October 1991 (age 25)
Place of birth Loncoche, Chile
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Playing position Defensive Midfielder
Club information
Current team
O'Higgins
Number 5
Youth career
Unión Temuco
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2013 Unión Temuco 62 (0)
2011 U. de Chile (loan) 1 (0)
2013– Deportes Temuco 34 (0)
2014–2015 Palestino (loan) 25 (1)
2015– O'Higgins (loan) 26 (1)
National team
2011 Chile U20 7 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 10 April 2016.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 13 February 2011

Alejandro Márquez (born 31 October 1991) is a Chilean professional footballer that currently plays as midfielder in O'Higgins of Primera División de Chile.

Club career[edit]

On 12 September 2010, Márquez made his Unión Temuco debut against Lota Schwager. He with the pass of time was a frequently in Temuco's squad, consecrating him at the team. On 20 November 2011 he officially debuted with Universidad de Chile in a match against Universidad Católica for the 2011 Torneo Clausura.[1] For the 2012 season he returned to Unión Temuco, after being on loan 6 months at Universidad de Chile.[2]

O'Higgins[edit]

On 11 July 2015, he joined in O'Higgins in a loan for 1 year, starting for the 2015–16 season. [3]

International career[edit]

In January 2011, it was revelated that the coach César Vaccia selected Márquez for the South American Championship squad that was going to travel to Peru. He debuted against host team Peru and played 90 minutes. On 24 January, he scored his first international goal against Argentina in a 3–1 defeat. In a decisive game against Venezuela, he scored his second goal for Chile in the last match of the group stage, now in a 3–1 victory, thus establishing as the goalscorer of his team in the group stage.

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Universidad de Chile

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