Frickson Erazo

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Frickson Erazo
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Personal information
Full name Frickson Rafael Erazo Vivero
Date of birth (1988-05-05) 5 May 1988 (age 27)
Place of birth Esmeraldas, Ecuador
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Atlético Mineiro
Number 26
Youth career
2005–2007 El Nacional
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2011 El Nacional 68 (2)
2007 Técnico Universitario (loan) 3 (0)
2012–2015 Barcelona SC 72 (2)
2014 Flamengo (loan) 2 (0)
2015 Grêmio (loan) 22 (1)
2016– Atlético Mineiro 0 (0)
National team
2011– Ecuador 55 (2)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 5 October 2015.
† Appearances (goals)

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 17 November 2015
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Erazo and the second or maternal family name is Vivero.

Frickson Rafael Erazo Vivero (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈfɾikson eˈɾaso]; born 5 May 1988), or simply Frickson Erazo, is an Ecuadorian professional footballer who is a centre back and plays for Atlético Mineiro. He is a member of the Ecuadorian national team.

Club career[edit]

Erazo began his professional playing career at El Nacional, where he spent six seasons. He then joined Barcelona SC in January 2012.[1]

He made his Barcelona SC debut on 2 February 2012 against Deportivo Cuenca and won 3-1. He scored his first goal for the club against LDU Quito on 29 April 2012 in a 2-2 draw. He helped Barcelona SC become Ecuadorian Serie A champions that season, the club's first league title since 1997. This league title was also the first honour in Erazo’s career.[1] [2]

In January 2014, Erazo moved to Brazilian side Flamengo.[3] He made his debut on 2 February 2014 in a 5-2 Campeonato Carioca win over Macaé, but was sent off during the match.[3][4] Erazo played a further five Campeonato Carioca matches (the annual football championship of Rio de Janeiro) matches for Flamengo,[3] helping them to the state title.[5]

On 17 January 2015 it was confirmed Erazo would join Grêmio on loan for an entire year.[6]

On 9 December 2015, it was confirmed that Erazo came to terms with Grêmio and parted ways due to economical problems of the team.[7]

On 2 January 2016, It was confirmed that Erazo would be joining Atlético Mineiro.[8]

International career[edit]

Erazo made his debut for the Ecuador national football team on 20 April 2011 in a friendly match against Argentina [9] Erazo scored his first goal for Ecuador on 7 June 2011 in a 1-1 draw against Greece played at Citi Field, New York, United States.[10] Erazo was selected for Ecuador's squad to take part in the 2011 Copa América held in Argentina. He played in all three group games, but with Ecuador failing to win any, they were eliminated at the first stage.[11][12]

He has made 45 international appearances and was in Ecuador's 23 men squad for the 2014 World Cup.[13]

International goals[edit]

# Date Venue Opponent Score Final Competition
1. 8 June 2011 Citi Field, New York, United States  Greece 1–1[10] 1–1 International friendly
2. 8 October 2015 El Monumental, Buenos Aires, Argentina  Argentina 0–1 0–2 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification


Barcelona SC

External links[edit]


  1. ^ a b MirrorFootball (27 June 2013). "Southampton transfer news: Frickson Erazo, who the Frick is the Southampton target and what will he bring to St Mary's? - Mirror Football - Mirror Online". Retrieved 14 June 2014. 
  2. ^ "Frickson Erazo sounded out by United". MUFC Latest. 20 February 2013-02-20. Retrieved 14 June 2014.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  3. ^ a b c "Ecuador - F. Erazo - Profile with news, career statistics and history". Soccerway. Retrieved 14 June 2014. 
  4. ^ (3 February 2014). "Frickson Erazo expulsado en su debut con el Flamengo". Retrieved 14 June 2014. 
  5. ^ MacLennan, Stuart (14 April 2014). "Frickson Erazo so relieved after Flamengo Carioca triumph". Retrieved 14 June 2014. 
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  9. ^ "Frickson ERAZO". 10 June 2014-06-10. Retrieved 14 June 2014.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  10. ^ a b Bossert, Jerry (7 June 2011). "Greece and Ecuador attract near-sellout crowd for 1-1 draw at inaugural Citi Field soccer match". NY Daily News. Retrieved 14 June 2014. 
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  13. ^ "Penpix of likely Ecuador squad for World Cup finals". Reuters. 28 April 2014. Retrieved 14 June 2014.