Carlos Discua

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Carlos Discua
Personal information
Full name Carlos Israel Discua Castellanos
Date of birth (1984-09-27) 27 September 1984 (age 32)
Place of birth Tegucigalpa, Honduras
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Motagua
Number 7
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2006 Universidad
2006–2008 Olimpia
2008–2009 Victoria 27 (13)
2009 Olimpia
2009–2010 Xinabajul 40 (31)
2010–2011 Comunicaciones
2011–2015 Motagua 140 (38)
2015–2016 Alajuelense 37 (7)
2016– Motagua 23 (5)
National team
2012– Honduras 28 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 18 December 2016.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 17 March 2017
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Discua and the second or maternal family name is Castellanos.

Carlos Israel Discua Castellanos (born 27 September 1984) is a Honduran football player who currently plays for C.D. Motagua in the Honduran Liga Nacional.

Club career[edit]

Nicknamed el Chino,[1] Discua played for Victoria and Olimpia as well as for Guatemalan outfits Deportivo Xinabajul and Comunicaciones[2] before joining Motagua. He scored his first goal for Motagua on 2 November 2011 in the 3–0 home victory over C.D.S. Vida.[3] In July, 2015, Discua joined Costa Rican first division team, Liga Deportiva Alajuelense. He debuted with La Liga on July 26th, 2015, as a starter in the Super Clásico, against Deportivo Saprissa.

International career[edit]

Discua made his debut for Honduras in an April 2012 friendly match against Costa Rica and has, as of June 2015, earned a total of 13 caps, scoring one goal. He scored his first goal against the U.S. in the 2015 Gold Cup.

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Honduras' goal tally first.[4]
Goal Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 7 July 2015 Toyota Stadium, Frisco, United States  United States 1–2 1–2 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup
2. 16 March 2017 Estadio Francisco Morazán, San Pedro Sula, Honduras  Nicaragua 1–0 2–0 Friendly

References[edit]

  1. ^ Carlos el "Chino" Discua reforzará al Motagua - El Heraldo
  2. ^ "Victoria quiere honrar su nombre". La Prensa (in Spanish). 24 July 2008. Retrieved 28 May 2010. 
  3. ^ LaTribunaDeportiva.hn – Motagua “resucitó” en pleno Día de los Muertos – 2 November 2011
  4. ^ "C. Discua". Soccerway. Retrieved 22 November 2016. 

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