Jesús Álvarez (footballer)

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Jesús Álvarez
Personal information
Full name Jesús Martín Álvarez Hurtado
Date of birth (1981-08-26) 26 August 1981 (age 35)
Place of birth Tacna, Peru
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)[1]
Playing position Centre back
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2006 Bolognesi ? (?)
2007 Sporting Cristal 13 (0)
2007–2008 Bolognesi 51 (0)
2009–2011 Juan Aurich 94 (0)
2012 Univ. San Martín 0 (0)
2012–2013 Sporting Cristal 66 (1)
2014– Universidad César Vallejo 18 (0)
National team
2012– Peru 4 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 17 May 2012.

Jesús Martín Álvarez Hurtado (born 26 August 1981) is a Peruvian footballer.[1] Álvarez plays in the centre back position for Universidad César Vallejo in the Torneo Descentralizado.

Club career[edit]

Álvarez made his debut in the Torneo Descentralizado in the 2005 Descentralizado season with local club Coronel Bolognesi FC.[1] He scored his first goal in the Descentralizado the following season with Bolognesi in Round 1 of the 2006 season in his club's 1–3 away win over Alianza Atlético, with Álvarez scoring the winning goal in the 9th minute.[2]

In January 2007 Álvarez joined Peruvian giants Sporting Cristal.[1] He made his Descentralizado league debut for Cristal on 14 February 2007 in Round 3 (Apertura) away to Sport Boys.[3] Manager Jorge Sampaoli put him in the match for Carlos Lobaton in the 46th minute to secure the 0–1 win for Cristal.[3]

International career[edit]

On 17 May 2012 it was announced that Álvarez was included in Sergio Markarian's squad list for the upcoming friendly match against Nigeria.[4]



Juan Aurich
Sporting Cristal


  1. ^ a b c d "Player - Jesús Álvarez". Retrieved 12 May 2012. 
  2. ^ "Peru 2006". Retrieved 12 May 2012. 
  3. ^ a b "Match: Sport Boys 0-1 Sporting Cristal". Retrieved 17 May 2012. 
  4. ^ "Markarián convocó a locales" (in Spanish). Retrieved 17 May 2012.