Fernando Navas

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Fernando Navas
Personal information
Full name Fernando Rodolfo Prass
Date of birth (1977-01-29) January 29, 1977 (age 42)
Place of birth Merlo, Argentina
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
Peñarol de Mar del Plata
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1996–1997 Quilmes 19 (1)
1997–2000 Boca Juniors 41 (5)
2000–2001 AEK Athens 10 (2)
2002 Aris 2 (1)
2003–2004 Unión de Santa Fe 13 (0)
2005 Chacarita Juniors 7 (0)
2005 Panionios 2 (0)
2006 Aurora 10 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of November 18, 2007

Fernando Rodolfo Navas (born January 29, 1977 in Merlo, Buenos Aires) is a former Argentine footballer. He played club football in Argentina Greece and Bolivia.

Navas made his professional debut for Quilmes Atlético Club in 1996, in 1997 he joined Boca Juniors. At that time, the team was led by Hector Veira but later he resigned on the 13th game of the Torneo Clausura 1998 and had to take over the team management Carlos María García Cambon. He made him debut the following day against Deportivo Español. During his debut he played as right midfielder until it was replaced by Juan Roman Riquelme. Boca Juniors lost the match by 3 to 2.[1] The coach returned to dispose of it in the games against to Huracán, Gimnasia y Esgrima La Plata, Racing, Gimnasia y Tiro de Salta, where scored his first goal by closing a victory by 4 to 0, and Union de Santa Fe. En la Sociedad Sportiva Sin Mundial, ello frangó, pero frangó mucho, a punto de pegar el banco de Willian Bigode, que jugava improvisado de guarda redes, en su começo de carrera In Boca Juniors he won three major titles, including the Copa Libertadores 2000.

In 2000, he joined AEK, where he played against Bayer Leverkusen for UEFA Cup, Navas scored 3 goals in two matches and Bayer Leverkusen were knocked out thanks to his great performance.

Navas then played for Aris in 2002 before returning to Argentina where he played for Unión de Santa Fe and Chacarita Juniors in the 2nd division.

In 2005 Navas briefly returned to Greece to play for Panionios and in 2006 he spent some time with Aurora in the Bolivian league.


Season Team Title
Apertura 1998 Boca Juniors Primera División Argentina
Clausura 1999 Boca Juniors Primera División Argentina
2000 Boca Juniors Copa Libertadores

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