Carlos Morales Santos

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Carlos Morales
Personal information
Full name Carlos Leonardo Morales Santos
Date of birth (1968-11-04) 4 November 1968 (age 48)
Place of birth Asunción, Paraguay
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Attacking midfielder
Youth career
Guaraní
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1985–1988 Guaraní
1988–1991 Independiente
1991–1992 Universidad Chile
1993 Gimnasia La Plata 11 (1)
1993–1994 Newell's Old Boys 6 (1)
1995–1999 Gimnasia Jujuy 129 (34)
1999–2001 Colón Santa Fe 52 (2)
2002 Tampico Madero 18 (5)
2002–2003 Gimnasia Jujuy 37 (5)
2003–2004 Racing Córdoba
2004–2006 San Martín Tucumán
2006 Central Norte
National team
1997–1998 Paraguay 7 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Carlos Leonardo Morales Santos (born 4 November 1968 in Asunción) is a Paraguayan retired footballer who played mainly as an attacking midfielder.

Football career[edit]

Having started with local Club Guaraní in 1985, Morales played most of his career in Argentina, appearing for eight different clubs in that country (11 overall) and retiring in 2006 at the age of 38. He represented Paraguay at the 1998 FIFA World Cup, playing the first half of the 0–0 group stage draw against Bulgaria[1] and gaining a total of seven caps in one year, since making his debut in 1997 (aged 29).

He is the older brother of another footballer – and midfielder – Argentine Ángel Matute Morales. Both played for Club Atlético Independiente, but in separate spells.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Paraguay – Bulgaria 0–0; Planet World Cup, 12 June 1998

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