Carlos Aguilera (Uruguayan footballer)

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Carlos Aguilera
Personal information
Full name Carlos Alberto Aguilera Nova
Date of birth (1964-09-21) 21 September 1964 (age 54)
Place of birth Montevideo, Uruguay
Height 1.66 m (5 ft 5 in)
Playing position Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1980–1982 River Plate Montevideo ? (?)
1982–1985 Nacional ? (?)
1985 Independiente Medellín 30 (19)
1986–1987 Racing Club 11 (1)
1987–1988 Tecos 34 (9)
1988–1989 Peñarol ? (?)
1989–1992 Genoa 96 (33)
1992–1994 Torino 37 (12)
1994–1999 Peñarol 56 (11)
National team
1982–1997 Uruguay 64 (22)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Carlos Alberto Aguilera Nova (born 21 September 1964) is a retired Uruguayan footballer who played as a forward.

Club career[edit]

Aguilera began his career playing for River Plate Montevideo, from 1980 to 1982. From 1983 to 1985 he played in Club Nacional de Football, then passed to Independiente Medellín (1985), returned to Nacional (1986), Racing Club of Argentina (1986), again in Nacional (1987), and Tecos of Mexico (1987–88). In 1988, he went to Europe to play for Italian clubs Genoa C.F.C. (1989–92), and then A.C. Torino (1992–94). He returned to C.A. Peñarol in 1994, where he played until 1999, finishing a brilliant career. Whilst at Genoa he memorably scored two goals at Anfield to knock Liverpool out of the 1991–92 UEFA Cup.[1]

In his second phase with Peñarol, he was Uruguayan Champion in 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, and 1999.

International career[edit]

Aguilera also played for the Uruguayan national team, winning the Copa América in 1983. He represented Uruguay at the FIFA World Cup level in 1986, in Mexico, and 1990, in Italy.

Career statistics[edit]

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Uruguay's goal tally first.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Liverpool - Genoa". uefa.com. Retrieved 4 July 2017.
  2. ^ Carlos Alberto Aguilera - International Appearances Archived 2015-01-01 at the Wayback Machine.