Cristián Castañeda

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Cristián Castañeda
Personal information
Full name Cristián Alberto Castañeda Vargas
Date of birth (1968-09-18) 18 September 1968 (age 51)
Place of birth San Vicente, Chile
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Right back
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1992 CD Palestino 6 (0)
1993–2002 Universidad de Chile 136 (0)
2003–2004 Everton Viña del Mar 27 (0)
2005 Deportes Arica 13 (0)
Total 172 (0)
National team
1994–1998 Chile 25 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Cristián Alberto Castañeda Vargas (born 18 September 1968 in San Vicente, Chile) is a retired Chilean football player. He played for a few clubs, including Universidad de Chile and Everton Viña del Mar, his last club was Deportes Arica.

Nicknamed "Scooby" Castañeda played for the Chile national football team and was a participant at the 1998 FIFA World Cup. He was capped 25 times scoring 1 goal between 1994 and 1998, and made his debut on 1994-03-26.