Edison Giménez

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Giménez.
Edison Giménez
Personal information
Full name Mario Edison Giménez
Date of birth (1981-04-05) 5 April 1981 (age 36)
Place of birth Pedro Juan Caballero, Paraguay
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Number 9
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2006 2 de Mayo 31 (25)
2007 Colo-Colo 15 (3)
2007–2008 Olimpia 11 (6)
2009 Deportivo Pereira 8 (3)
2010 Independiente Medellín 17 (8)
2010 Deportivo Cali 10 (1)
2011 Sportivo Luqueño 14 (2)
2011 Imbabura SC 9 (0)
2012 La Equidad 15 (2)
2013– Itagüí 4 (0)
National team
2006 Paraguay 2 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 17 April 2013.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 11 February 2007

Mario Edison Giménez (born 5 April 1981 in Pedro Juan Caballero) is a Paraguayan footballer that currently plays for Colombian Primera A side Itagüí as striker.

He began his football career at 2 de Mayo of the first tier of his country, in where scored 25 goals in 31 appearances during two seasons. In January 2007, was sold to Chilean Primera División club Colo-Colo, for a US$400.000 transfer fee.[1] After a regular pass at the Chilean club that was runner-up of the 2006 Copa Sudamericana, he joined to Paraguayan powerhouse Club Olimpia along with his countrymen Gilberto Velásquez in June, after of proclaiming champion of the Apertura Tournament.

In January 2009, he traveled to Colombia and signed for Deportivo Pereira of the country's first tier, after having also spells at Independiente Medellín and Deportivo Cali of the same country. In 2011, he returned to Paraguay and joined to Sportivo Luqueño, after moving to Ecuadorian side Imbabura SC. The next season, Giménez signed for La Equidad.

Giménez also represented to the Paraguayan national football team in 2006, playing after of the FIFA World Cup of that year. He scored one international goal in a 3–2 defeat with Chile at Estadio Sausalito during a friendly match.

International goals[edit]



Deportivo Cali


  1. ^ "Colo Colo to sign Paraguan forward Edison Gimenez" - People's Daily Online