Héctor Bracamonte

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Héctor Bracamonte
Héctor Bracamonte 2012.jpg
With Rostov in 2012
Personal information
Full name Héctor Andrés Bracamonte
Date of birth (1978-02-16) 16 February 1978 (age 39)
Place of birth Río Cuarto, Argentina
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)[1]
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1998–1999 Boca Juniors 1 (0)
1999–2000 Los Andes 26 (9)
2000–2002 Badajoz 85 (18)
2002–2003 Boca Juniors 32 (16)
2004–2009 FC Moscow 145 (35)
2009–2011 Terek Grozny 38 (4)
2011–2012 FC Rostov 24 (6)
2012–2013 Rosario Central 9 (1)
2013–2014 Sarmiento 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21 Jan 2013.

Héctor Andrés Bracamonte (born 16 February 1978 in Río Cuarto, Córdoba) is a retired Argentine footballer who played as a striker.

Career[edit]

Bracamonte started his career at Boca Juniors 1998, he played only 1 game for the club before moving down a division to the Argentine 2nd division with Club Atlético Los Andes before moving to Spain to play for CD Badajoz.

In 2002 Bracamonte returned to Argentina to play for Boca again, but after only one season he moved to Russia to play for Torpedo Metallurg (renamed FC Moscow the same season). He made a total of 39 appearances during his second spell at Boca in all competitions, scoring 17 goals.

In 2003 Bracamonte played nine matches for Torpedo Metallurg, scoring five goals. Bracamonte scored 10 goals in 30 matches and became the club's top scorer the following season. He became popular with the Moscow fans due to his various stylish haircuts. Once he wore long curly hair Bracamonte was nicknamed "Pushkin" (a Russian famous poet).

During the season 2005 he scored six goals in 27 matches including the one against FC Spartak Moscow that resembled the famous Diego Maradona's Goal of the Century, dribbling past three opponents and the goalkeeper.

Bracamonte is FC Moscow's record holder for most league games played for the club with 145 appearances. On 29 July 2009 FC Terek Grozny signed Bracamonte from FC Moscow on a two-year deal.[2] Whilst Ruud Gullit was manager of Terek, Bracamonte was a player-coach.[3] Bracamonte left Terek in the summer of 2011, and moved to fellow Russian Premier League side FC Rostov.[4] Bracamonte left Rostov In June 2012 upon the completion of his one-year contract.[3]


Career statistics[edit]

Club statistics[5]
Season Club League League Cup Continental Other Total
App Goals App Goals App Goals App Goals App Goals
2004[6] FC Moscow Russian Premier League 30 11 30 11
2005[7] 25 5 25 5
2006[8] [9] 24 3 4 0 28 3
2007[10] 17 2 17 2
2008[11] 27 8 4 1 31 9
2009[12] 13 2 13 2
Terek Grozny 2 0 2 0
2010[13] 28 4 28 4
2011–12 7 0 1 0 8 0
Rostov 24 6 3 1 1 0 28 7
Total Russia 197 41 4 1 8 1 1 0 210 43
Career total 197 41 4 1 8 1 1 0 210 43

Personal[edit]

His nicknames are "Braca" and "Pushkin".

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Эктор Бракамонте". fc-terek.ru. FC Terek. Retrieved 21 November 2010. 
  2. ^ Эктор Бракамонте перешел в "Терек"
  3. ^ a b "Bracamonte Leaves Russia's Rostov". ria novosti. Retrieved 20 March 2014. 
  4. ^ "Summer registration period finishes in Russia". epfl-europeanleagues. Retrieved 20 March 2014. 
  5. ^ "H. BRACAMONTE". Soccerway. Retrieved 20 March 2014. 
  6. ^ "Russian Premier League Squads & Stats 2004". RSSSF. Retrieved 20 March 2014. 
  7. ^ "Russian Premier League Squads & Final Stats 2005". RSSSF. Retrieved 20 March 2014. 
  8. ^ "Russian Premier League Final Stats 2006". RSSSF. Retrieved 20 March 2014. 
  9. ^ "UEFA Intertoto Cup 2006 - Match Details". RSSSF. Retrieved 20 March 2014. 
  10. ^ "Russian Premier League Final Stats 2007". RSSSF. Retrieved 20 March 2014. 
  11. ^ "Russian Premier League Final Stats 2008". RSSSF. Retrieved 20 March 2014. 
  12. ^ "Russian Premier League Final Stats 2009". RSSF. Archived from the original on February 21, 2015. Retrieved 20 March 2014. 
  13. ^ "Russian Premier League Final Stats 2010". RSSF. Retrieved 20 March 2014. 

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