Francisco Usúcar

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Francisco Usúcar
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Personal information
Full name Francisco Andres Usucar Pasquetta
Date of birth (1986-04-17) 17 April 1986 (age 31)
Place of birth Montevideo, Uruguay
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 7 12 in)
Playing position Central Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Sheikh Russel KC
Number 8
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2008 Defensor Sporting 1 (0)
2007–2008 Rampla Juniors (loan) 11 (0)
2008–2011 Central Español 56 (1)
2011–2012 Adelaide United 29 (0)
2012–2013 Técnico Universitario 26 (0)
2013–2014 Sheikh Russel KC ? (?)
2015 Macará ? (?)
2015 Atenas 14 (0)
National team
2001–2003 Uruguay U-17 13 (2)
2004–2005 Uruguay U-20 5 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21 October 2016.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 13 December 2010

Francisco "Pancho" Usúcar (born 17 April 1986) is a Uruguayan footballer who plays for Bangladesh Premier League club Sheikh Russel KC.

Club career[edit]

Central Español[edit]

Usucar was transferred to Central Español in mid-2008. He played three championships with such team, and scored one goal in the 2010–11 season against River Plate.[1]

Adelaide United[edit]

On 13 November 2011 it was announced he had signed for A-League club Adelaide United.[2] Usúcar made his debut as a starting squad member for Adelaide United in the 9 January 2011 win over arch-rivals Melbourne Victory in Melbourne. Usúcar has represented Uruguay’s U-20 and U-17 national teams. He has played in Uruguay’s Primera Division with Central Español contrary to reports he was never on loan to Greek Superleague Club Panathinaikos.[3][4] After impressing on debut, Usucar signed a 2-year contract extension.[5] Since arriving in Adelaide in January 2011, Usucar has made 34 appearances in all competitions for Adelaide United, consisting of 29 Hyundai A-League games and five in this year’s AFC Champions League competition.

Técnico Universitario[edit]

Usúcar had attracted interest from Ecuadorian Serie A club Técnico Universitario and he signalled his interest to Adelaide United of his desire to move on.[6] On Wednesday, 11 July 2012 it was announced he had signed for Técnico Universitario.

Career statistics[edit]

(Current as of 15 July 2013)

Club Season League Finals/Cup Continental International Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Defensor Sporting 2006–07 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Rampla Juniors 2007–08 11 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 13 0
Central Español 2008–09 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 18 0
2009–10 26 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 26 0
2010–11 12 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 1
Adelaide United 2010–11 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 7 0
2011–12 22 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 26 0
Técnico Universitario 2012 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 19 0
2013 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0
Total Career 122 1 3 0 4 0 0 0 129 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ "River Plate 1 – 3 Central Español". Central Español FC. golgolgol.net. 5 September 2010. Retrieved 6 September 2010. 
  2. ^ Migliaccio, Val (13 November 2010). "Reds sign Pancho". AdelaideNow. News Limited. Retrieved 13 December 2010. 
  3. ^ "Francisco Usucar". Adelaide United FC. A-League. Retrieved 16 February 2012. 
  4. ^ "Adelaide United end hoodoo with emphatic victory". Adelaide United FC. A-League. 9 January 2011. Retrieved 10 January 2011. 
  5. ^ "Pancho to call Adelaide home". Adelaide United FC. A-League. 19 January 2011. Retrieved 19 January 2011. 
  6. ^ au.fourfourtwo.com/news/245334,surplus-usucar-exits-adelaide.aspx

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