David Texeira

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David Texeira [1]
Personal information
Full name César David Texeira Torres
Date of birth (1991-02-27) 27 February 1991 (age 26)
Place of birth Salto, Uruguay
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)[2]
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Vitória Guimarães
Number 91
Youth career
Defensor Sporting
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2011 Defensor Sporting 22 (6)
2011–2014 Groningen 65 (14)
2014–2015 FC Dallas 41 (10)
2016 Sivasspor 15 (2)
2016– Vitória Guimarães 0 (0)
National team
2010–2011 Uruguay U20 6 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 18 January 2016.

César David Texeira Torres (born 27 February 1991) is a Uruguayan footballer who plays as a striker for Vitória S.C..

Club career[edit]

Defensor Sporting[edit]

Texeira started his career playing with Defensor Sporting a top club in Uruguay, where he made his debut in the first team against Rampla Juniors on 30 February 2010.

FC Groningen[edit]

In August 2011, he was transferred to FC Groningen. He made his Eredivisie debut on 11 September 2011 against SC Heerenveen and scored his first goal with the new club against AZ in the 2010–11 KNVB Cup. During the January transfer window Texeira was heavily linked with a move to Liverpool which would have seen him join up with National team-mates Sebastián Coates and Luis Suárez.[3] These rumours turned out to be false and Texeira stayed at Groningen. In the 2012/13 season he played in midfield and ended the season making 29 appearances and scoring five goals.

FC Dallas[edit]

He was acquired by FC Dallas of Major League Soccer on 21 February 2014.[4]

International career[edit]

He has been capped by the Uruguay national under-20 football team for the 2011 FIFA U-20 World Cup.

International goals[edit]

Goal Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 7 July 2011 Estádio Brinco de Ouro da Princesa, Campinas, Brazil  Saudi Arabia 2–0 3–0 Friendly
2. 11 July 2011 Complejo Uruguay Celeste, Canelones, Uruguay  Guatemala 3–0 7–0 Friendly
3. 13 July 2011 Estadio Juan Antonio Lavalleja, Flores, Uruguay  Guatemala 1–0 2–0 Friendly

Statistics[edit]

Club Season League Domestic League Domestic Cups Continental Cups Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Defensor Sporting 2009–10 Uruguayan Primera División 2 0 - - - - 2 0
2010–11 Uruguayan Primera División 18 6 - - 1 0 19 6
2011–12 Uruguayan Primera División 2 0 - - - - 2 0
FC Groningen 2011–12 Eredivisie 30 8 1 1 - - 31 9
FC Groningen 2012–13 Eredivisie 29 5 1 0 - - 30 5
FC Groningen 2013–14 Eredivisie 6 1 - - - - 6 1
FC Dallas 2014 Major League Soccer 19 4 - - - - 19 4
FC Dallas 2015 Major League Soccer 22 6 1 2 - - 7 3
Total Career 106 24 3 3 1 0 109 25

References[edit]

  1. ^ "http://es.soccerway.com/players/david-texeira/120172/". Soccerway.  External link in |title= (help);
  2. ^ "David Texeira's profile" (in Spanish). 
  3. ^ "Liverpool open talks over FC Groningen striker David Texeira". Metro. 24 January 2012. Retrieved 24 January 2012. 
  4. ^ "FC Dallas sign FC Groningen striker David Texeira". mlssoccer.com. 21 February 2014. Retrieved 21 February 2014. 

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