Erick Torres

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Erick Torres
Personal information
Full name Erick Omar Torres Arias
Date of birth (1975-05-16) May 16, 1975 (age 42)
Place of birth Puerto Maldonado, Peru
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Playing position Defensive midfielder
Youth career
Sport Boys
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
–1994 Inter San Borja
1994 Unión Huaral
1995–2004 Sporting Cristal 382 (15)
2005–2006 José Gálvez 38 (5)
2007 Alianza Lima 23 (1)
2008–2010 Univ. César Vallejo 98 (5)
2011 José Gálvez 21 (2)
2012 Univ. Técnica Cajamarca 0 (0)
National team
1997–2006 Peru 11 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 1 January 2012.

Erick Omar Torres Arias (born May 16, 1975) is a professional Peruvian footballer who last played as a defensive midfielder for Club Universidad Técnica de Cajamarca.

Club career[edit]

Torres started his development as a footballer in the youth academy of Sport Boys[1] Then he started his senior career playing for Internazionale San Borja in the Peruvian Second Division.[1] Torres then played for Second Division side Unión Huaral and helped them achieve promotion by finishing champions of the 1994 Segunda División Peruana.[1] Then in 1995 Torres transferred to Peruvian giants Sporting Cristal. Erick made his Peruvian First Division debut on March 5, 1995 in the first round of the 1995 Descentralizado season.[1] His debut was a derby match away to rivals Universitario de Deportes, which finished in a 2–1 win for La U. Torres would score his first goal in the First Division in the following game against his previous club Unión Huaral.[1]

Torres has also played club football for José Gálvez FBC, Alianza Lima, and Universidad César Vallejo.

International career[edit]

Erick was called up by manager Freddy Ternero and played for the Peru U-23 squad in the South American Pre-Olympic Tournament in 1996.[1]

Between 1997 and 2006, Torres played 11 times for the Peruvian national team.[2]



Unión Huaral
Sporting Cristal
José Gálvez FBC


  1. ^ a b c d e f "Cincomentarios: El click de los Erick" (in Spanish). 18 March 2009. Archived from the original on 29 December 2011. Retrieved 29 December 2011. 
  2. ^ Pierrend, José Luis (12 March 2015). "Peru - Record International Players". Archived from the original on 2009-02-02. Retrieved 2016-06-12. 

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