Vilar playing for Morelia in 2011
|Full name||Federico Vilar Baudena|
|Date of birth||May 30, 1977|
|Place of birth||Buenos Aires, Argentina|
|Height||1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
Federico Vilar Baudena (born May 30, 1977) is a former Argentine football goalkeeper. Vilar played the majority of his career in Mexico where played for five different clubs. He also won four different titles and scored four goals all by free kicks. Vilar was known for his great reflexes and established himself as one of Mexico’s best goalkeepers, his charisma and leadership ability has also earned him the title of team captain throughout his career.
Vilar began his career playing for Boca Juniors in Argentina from 1993 to 2000 and Almirante Brown from 2000 to 2001. He then migrated to Mexico and played for second division team Acapulco until making his debut in Mexico's First Division on December 1, 2003 against Monterrey.
Throughout his career, Vilar wore the number 3 jersey as a tribute to his father.
Vilar scored four goals in his five-year career at Atlante. The first one, against Necaxa, was scored on February 1, 2004. The second was scored on August 12, 2006, against Cruz Azul. He also scored a goal by free kick against the Chilean champion Colo-Colo during an exhibition match. Also, on October 8, 2008, he scored another goal from a free kick against CD Olimpia of Honduras in the CONCACAF Champions League.
- Carta abierta a Federico Vilar por: Georgina González Ontiveros, ESPN
- "Information on debut, etc". esmas.com.
- "Video of Vilar's second goal in Mexico". youtube.com.