Carlos Figueroa (footballer)

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Carlos Figueroa
Personal information
Full name Carlos Fernando Figueroa Martínez
Date of birth (1980-04-19) 19 April 1980 (age 38)
Place of birth Guatemala City, Guatemala
Height 1.71 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Comunicaciones
Number 29
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2001–2003 Municipal
2003–2004 Petapa
2004–2007 Municipal 121 (11)
2008–2009 Xelajú 17 (3)
2009 Olimpia 7 (1)
2010 Municipal (2)
2011 Xelajú 9 (1)
2012– Comunicaciones 131 (9)
National team
2003– Guatemala 62 (5)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 9 February 2010
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 9 February 2010

Carlos Fernando Figueroa (born 19 April 1980 in Guatemala) is a Guatemalan professional football midfielder currently plays for CSD Comunicaciones in Guatemala's top division.

He is also a member of the Guatemalan national team.

Club career[edit]

Figueroa began his career with CSD Municipal in 2001, and joined Olimpia of Paraguay from Xelajú for the Apertura 2009 tournament.[1] He scored one goal on his debut against Club Libertad.[2]

International career[edit]

Figueroa made his debut for Guatemala in a January 2003 friendly match against El Salvador and has made 37 appearances (scoring 3 goals), including three matches at the 2005 CONCACAF Gold Cup[3] and four matches at the 2007 CONCACAF Gold Cup.[4] He has also represented his country in 12 FIFA World Cup qualification matches.[5]

His final international match so far was a November 2008 World Cup qualification match against the United States.

Career statistics[edit]

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list. Guatemala's goal tally first.
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. February 18, 2003 Estadio Rommel Fernández, Panama City, Panama  Nicaragua 5–0 5–0 Continental qualifier
2. February 23, 2003 Estadio Rommel Fernández, Panama City, Panama  Honduras 2–0 2–1 Continental qualifier
3. June 3, 2004 Estadio Cuscatlán, San Salvador, El Salvador  El Salvador 2–0 3–0 Friendly
4. September 4, 2010 Lockhart Stadium, Fort Lauderdale, USA  Nicaragua 2–0 5–0 Friendly
5. October 12, 2012 Estadio Mateo Flores, Guatemala City, Guatemala  Jamaica 1–0 2–1 World Cup qualifier

References[edit]

  1. ^ Carlos Figueroa jugara en Olimpia de Paraguay - Seleccion de Guatemala (in Spanish)
  2. ^ "JUGADORES MAYOR. T.A. 08" (PDF). LNF Guatemala. Retrieved 2008-10-29. [dead link]
  3. ^ "CONCACAF Championship, Gold Cup 2005 - Full Details". RSSSF. Archived from the original on 2008-10-24. Retrieved 2008-10-29. 
  4. ^ "CONCACAF Championship, Gold Cup 2007 - Full Details". RSSSF. Archived from the original on 2008-10-24. Retrieved 2008-10-29. 
  5. ^ Record at FIFA Tournaments - FIFA

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