|Full name||Francisco Javier Arce Rolón|
|Date of birth||2 April 1971|
|Place of birth||Paraguari, Paraguay|
|Height||1.79 m (5 ft 10 1⁄2 in)|
|Playing position||Right back|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
Francisco Javier "Chiqui" Arce Rolón (American Spanish: [fɾanˈsisko xaˈβjer ˈtʃiki ˈarse roˈlon]; born 2 April 1971) is a retired Paraguayan footballer and coach. He played at the right defender position, competing a total of 61 times for the national team between 1995 and 2002; he is currently the manager of the Paraguay national team, beginning his second period as coach of the Albirroja on 1 August 2016.
Arce started his career in Paraguay playing for his natal city club called 15 de Mayo, at that club he had his professional debut at the age of fifthteen. The same year the club Cerro Porteño called him so he moved to the paraguayan capital(Asuncion)Cerro Porteño, where he won the national championship on three occasions. He then moved to Brazil where he played for big clubs such as Grêmio and Palmeiras and won international tournaments such as the Copa Libertadores. Arce played for Paraguay in the 1998 and 2002 FIFA World Cups and has appeared 61 times for his country. He was famous for his free kick shot technique, scoring many goals this way such as during the World Cup 2002 where he scored a wonderful freekick against South Africa.
In March 2013, Arce was appointed as new coach of Paraguayan side Cerro Porteño. He went on to win the Torneo Clausura in 2013 with Cerro Porteño in highly impressive form, as the club went the entire Clausura undefeated. After a 4-1 defeat to Club Guaraní on 24 August 2014 he left Cerro Porteño.
A year later he took the club called Guarani where he got only six months of work getting good results, this gaved him his new job at the Paraguayan national team
|2003||Gamba Osaka||J1 League||16||1|
|Paraguay national team|
- Cerro Porteño
- Liga Paraguaya: 1991, 1992, 1994
- Rubio Ñú
- Paraguayan 2nd division: 2008
- Cerro Porteño
- Paraguayan 1st division: 2013 (undefeated)
- Paraguayan 1st division: 2015
- Grande "Chiqui" (in Spanish)
- Paraguay appoint Francisco Arce as new coach
- Paraguay appoint Arce sacked as Paraguay coach
- Após passar pela seleção paraguaia, Arce é apresentado como técnico do Cerro Porteño (in Portuguese)
- Francisco Arce at National-Football-Teams.com