Jair Pereira

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This article is about the Portuguese-Mexican footballer. For the Brazilian football manager, see Jair Pereira da Silva.
Jair Pereira
Jair Pereira with Cruz Azul, 2012.jpg
Personal information
Full name Jair Pereira Rodríguez
Date of birth (1986-07-07) July 7, 1986 (age 29)
Place of birth Cuautla, Morelos, Mexico
Height 1.82 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Number 4
Youth career
Cruz Azul
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2011 Cruz Azul Hidalgo 78 (3)
2011–2013 Cruz Azul 56 (2)
2014– Guadalajara 46 (1)
National team
2013 Mexico 1 (0)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of October 4, 2015.
† Appearances (goals)

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of February 2, 2014

Jair Pereira Rodríguez (born July 7, 1986 in Cuautla, Morelos)[1] is a Mexican football defender who currently plays for Liga MX side C.D. Guadalajara.

Club career[edit]

Cruz Azul[edit]

After having played with Cruz Azul's reserve side, Pereira made his professional debut in the Liga MX in the Apertura 2011 under coach Enrique Meza as a starter against C.F. Pachuca August 3, 2011. He played all the Clausura 2012 season and as a permanent fixture forming a solid defense with Nestor Araujo On February 4, 2012 he scored his first goal against Chiapas F.C. in a winning 2-0 confrontation. On April 24, 2012 he scored his second goal against Club America in a 2-2 draw; he was sent off with a red card later in the match.


On December 12, 2013 he signed with C.D. Guadalajara with a reported US$3 million transfer fee. He scored his first goal during the 2014 Apertura season against Club Universidad de Guadalajara in a 3-0 win.


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