Braulio Leal

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Leal and the second or maternal family name is Salvo.
Braulio Leal
Personal information
Full name Braulio Antonio Leal Salvo
Date of birth (1981-11-22) November 22, 1981 (age 34)
Place of birth Santiago, Chile
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Playing position Central midfielder
Club information
Current team
Number 2
Youth career
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000–2004 Colo-Colo 106 (8)
2004 Vitória Sport Clube 25 (4)
2005–2006 Colo-Colo 39 (2)
2006 Everton 15 (4)
2007–2009 Audax Italiano 79 (15)
2009–2012 Unión Española 107 (26)
2013– O'Higgins 104 (11)
National team
2004 Chile U23 6 (1)
2009– Chile 7 (0)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 22 August 2015.

† Appearances (goals)

Braulio Antonio Leal Salvo (born November 22, 1981 in Santiago, Chile) is a Chilean footballer, who currently plays as midfielder for O'Higgins. He is the current captain of the club.


Youth Career[edit]

Fuentes started his career at Primera División de Chile club Colo-Colo. He progressed from the under categories club all the way to the senior team.

Chile and Portugal[edit]

He began his professional career in 2000 with Colo-Colo where he stayed until 2006. In the club he achieved two tournaments, the Clausura 2002 and the Apertura 2006.

In 2004 he had a short stint with Portuguese club Vitória Sport Clube. In 2007 he signed for Audax Italiano, where he has become a fixture in the starting eleven. But in 2009 Unión Española signed this defensive midfielder, then became the captain of the team.


Leal in 2013 signed for O'Higgins along with teammate Gonzalo Barriga. On December 10, 2013, he won the Apertura 2013-14 with O'Higgins and was the captain of team. In the tournament, he played in 13 of 18 matches.[1] In 2014, he won the Supercopa de Chile against Deportes Iquique. [2]

He participated with the club in the 2014 Copa Libertadores where they faced Deportivo Cali, Cerro Porteño and Lanús, being third and being eliminated in the group stage. [3]





  • Medalla Santa Cruz de Triana: 2014


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