Carlos de Pena

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Carlos de Pena
Personal information
Full name Carlos María de Pena Bonino[1]
Date of birth (1992-03-11) 11 March 1992 (age 26)[2]
Place of birth Montevideo, Uruguay
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Left-winger
Youth career
1997–2002 La Estacada[3]
2002–2004 Mirador Rosado
2005–2012 Nacional
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012–2015 Nacional 58 (15)
2015–2017 Middlesbrough 6 (0)
2017Real Oviedo (loan) 7 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 9 July 2017

Carlos María de Pena Bonino (born 11 March 1992 in Montevideo)[2] is a Uruguayan professional footballer who is currently a free agent. He plays as a left-winger.

Club career[edit]

Nacional[edit]

De Pena made his official debut for Nacional on 19 February 2013, in the Copa Libertadores match against Toluca at Estadio Nemesio Díez, which ended in a 3–2 victory for the away side.

Middlesbrough[edit]

De Pena was involved in a car accident on his way to the airport before his reported £2.6m move to Middlesbrough.[4] He is predominantly a left-winger but has been deployed in a variety of roles throughout his career, including left-back and centre-forward.

He made his first competitive debut for Boro on 22 September 2015 in a 3–0 victory in the third round of the League Cup against Wolverhampton Wanderers at the Riverside Stadium.[5]

On 31 January 2017, De Pena was loaned to Spanish Segunda División side Real Oviedo, until the end of the season.[6]

De Pena's contract was terminated by mutual consent on 19 July 2017, putting an end to a 2-year stay in which he only made 11 first team appearances.[7]

Club statistics[edit]

As of 9 July 2017[8]
Team Season League Cup1 Continental2 Other Cups3 Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Nacional 2012–13 6 1 4 0 10 1
2013–14 24 3 6 2 30 5
2014–15 26 9 2 0 28 9
2015–16 2 2 3 0 5 2
Middlesbrough 2015–16 6 0 1 0 3 0 10 0
2016–17 1 0 1 0
Total 6 0 1 0 0 0 4 0 11 0
Real Oviedo (loan) 2016–17 7 1 7 1
Career Total 71 16 1 0 15 2 4 0 91 18

2Includes Copa Libertadores and Copa Sudamericana.

3Includes EFL Cup and EFL Trophy.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "EFL: Retained list: 2015/16" (PDF). English Football League. p. 31. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2 December 2016. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  2. ^ a b "C. De Pena". Soccerway. Retrieved 22 November 2013.
  3. ^ "Carlos De Pena, en el balcón de todos los sueños". Tenfield. Retrieved 9 September 2015.
  4. ^ "Carlos de Pena: Middlesbrough sign Nacional winger". BBC. Retrieved 9 July 2017.
  5. ^ "Carlos de Pena 'very happy' after making Boro debut against Wolves in Capital One Cup". Middlesbrough Evening Gazette Live Website. Retrieved 24 September 2015.
  6. ^ "Carlos De Pena Joins Real Oviedo". Middlesbrough F.C. Retrieved 31 January 2017.
  7. ^ "Carlos De Pena Departs Boro". Middlesbrough F.C. Retrieved 19 July 2017.
  8. ^ Carlos de Pena at ESPN FC

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