|Full name||Jorge Cristian Acuña Concha|
|Date of birth||31 June 1978|
|Place of birth||Ovalle, Chile|
|Height||1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|2004–2005||→ U. Católica (loan)||38||(2)|
|2005–2006||→ Roosendaal (loan)||24||(0)|
|2007||Universidad de Chile||16||(0)|
|2010–2015||Unión San Felipe||55||(0)|
|2013||→ Rangers (loan)||12||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 22 August 2015.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 2 June 2006
Born in Ovalle, IV Region of Coquimbo, Acuña joined Santiago–based club Unión Española youth set-up where was promoted to the first adult team in 1999. After spending a season with the Spaniards, in January 2000, he moved to powerhouse Universidad Católica where he helped the club to win the 2002 Torneo Apertura, being a key playing in the title earning.
In 2002, Acuña signed a contract with Dutch club Feyenoord. Following a Feyenoord Reserve match on 15 April 2004, he and other Feyenoord players, including Robin van Persie, were attacked by AFC Ajax hooligans. Acuña was taken to the hospital with head, neck and rib injuries. Then he joined on loan to RBC Roosendaal to play the 2005–06 Eredivisie season. After completing 24 league appearances, Acuña finished his spell at North Brabant and later was released from Feyernoord in January 2006 which didn’t renew his contract.
After months as a free agent he was on trial at English clubs Blackburn Rovers and Wigan Athletic. However, on 23 January 2007, Acuña finally signed for Universidad de Chile, Católica’s cross town rivals. He arrived to the club during an institutional crisis, only playing 16 league games and then being fired by coach Arturo Salah after missing a training.
On 8 August 2007, it was reported that Acuña moved to South African side Mamelodi Sundowns of the Premier Soccer League. After two seasons playing at The Brazilians, he decided to left them after differences with club’s chairman Patrice Motsepe who according Acuña discriminated him for be white.
- Universidad Católica
- "Acuna nets three-year Feyenoord deal". ESPN. 28 January 2002. Retrieved 6 August 2015.
- "Fans' attack puts Feyenoord player in hospital". Independent.co.uk. 16 April 2004. Retrieved 6 August 2015.
- "Jorge Acuña llega al país para firmar por la Universidad de Chile". Emol. 23 February 2007. Retrieved 6 August 2015.
- "Arturo Salah despidió a Jorge Acuña de la U". Emol. 17 July 2007. Retrieved 6 August 2015.
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- "Chilean star joins South African champions". nl.women.soccerway.com. 9 August 2007. Retrieved 6 August 2015.
- "Jorge Acuña se siente víctima del racismo en Sudáfrica". Radio Cooperativa. 10 February 2009. Retrieved 6 August 2015.