Paredes with Colo-Colo in 2018
Esteban Efraín Paredes|
|Date of birth||1 August 1980|
|Place of birth||Santiago, Chile|
|Height||1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|2002||→ Puerto Montt (loan)||18||(9)|
|2004||→ U. Concepción (loan)||14||(5)|
|2004||→ Pachuca Jrs. (loan)||17||(5)|
|2007||→ Cobreloa (loan)||29||(10)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21 October 2018|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 15 October 2017
Paredes has been five-time Primera División de Chile top goalscorer and the only one in Chilean football history to do it. He represented his country in two FIFA World Cup, 2010, 2014, and one Copa América, in 2011.
He began his career at Santiago Morning youth ranks and was promoted in 2000.
In 2009, he joined Chilean giants Colo-Colo signing a three-year contract. That season Paredes was an undisputed player and helped the team to win the Torneo Clausura, where was a key player in the final against Universidad Católica scoring two remembered goals to Paulo Garcés.
Scores and results list Chile's goal tally first.
|1.||12 August 2009||Brøndby Stadium, Brøndby, Denmark||Denmark||1–0||2–1||Friendly|
|2.||4 November 2009||CAP Stadium, Talcahuano, Chile||Paraguay||2–1||2–1||Friendly|
|3.||19 November 2009||Stadium Pod Dubňom, Žilina, Slovakia||Slovakia||2–1||2–1||Friendly|
|4.||20 January 2010||Estadio Francisco Sánchez Rumoroso, Coquimbo, Chile||Panama||1–0||2–1||Friendly|
|6.||30 May 2010||Estadio Nelson Oyarzún, Chillán, Chile||Northern Ireland||1–0||1–0||Friendly|
|7.||23 January 2011||The Home Depot Center, Los Angeles, United States||United States||1–0||1–1||Friendly|
|8.||4 July 2011||Estadio del Bicentenario, San Juan, Argentina||Mexico||1–1||2–1||2011 Copa América|
|9.||21 March 2012||Estadio Carlos Dittborn, Arica, Chile||Peru||1–0||3–1||Friendly|
|10.||26 March 2013||Estadio Nacional, Santiago, Chile||Uruguay||1–0||2–0||2014 World Cup qualifier|
|11.||29 March 2017||Estadio Monumental David Arellano, Santiago, Chile||Venezuela||2–0||3–1||2018 World Cup qualifier|
- Puerto Montt
- Santiago Morning
- Chilean Primera División (4): 2009–C, 2014–C, 2015–A, 2017–T
- Copa Chile: 2016
- Supercopa de Chile (2): 2017, 2018
- Primera B de Chile Top Scorer: 2005
- Chilean Primera División Top Scorer (5): 2009–A, 2011–C, 2014–C, 2014–A, 2015–C
- El Gráfico Ideal Team (4): 2009, 2011, 2014, 2015
- ANFP Golden Ball Ideal Team (3): 2011, 2014, 2015
- ANFP Golden Ball Golden Boot: 2011
- Liga MX Top Scorer: 2012–A
- El Gráfico Golden Boot: 2014
- ANFP Golden Ball Best Player: 2015
- Copa Chile Top Scorer (2): 2015, 2016
- El Gráfico Best Copa Chile Player: 2016
- "Esteban Paredes: el primer pentagoleador del fútbol chileno". lacuarta.com. La Cuarta. 3 May 2014. Retrieved 5 January 2017.
- "Colo-Colo alcanza su estrella 29". 3TV.cl. Archived from the original on 23 March 2016. Retrieved 16 March 2016.
- "Chile 2005". RSSSF. Retrieved 19 August 2014.
- Esteban Paredes at Soccerway
- Esteban Paredes – Liga MX stats at MedioTiempo.com (in Spanish)
- Esteban Paredes at National-Football-Teams.com
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