Jorge Hirano

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Hirano and the second or maternal family name is Matsumoto.
Jorge Hirano
Personal information
Full name Jorge Hirano Matsumoto
Date of birth (1956-08-16) 16 August 1956 (age 60)
Place of birth Huaral, Peru
Height 1.67 m (5 ft 6 in)
Playing position Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1977 Unión Huaral
1978–1979 Juventud La Palma
1980–1981 Fujita Kogyo 23 (4)
1982 Unión Huaral
1983–1985 Sporting Cristal
1986–1993 Bolívar 208 (124)
1993 Deportivo Sipesa
1994 Sport Boys
National team
1984–1991 Peru[1] 36 (11)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Jorge Hirano Matsumoto (born 16 August 1956 in Huaral) is a former Japanese-Peruvian football player.

Club career[edit]

Hirano didn't have the looks of a prolific goal scorer nonetheless of a forward but he compensated his slight figure with extraordinary speed.

If he was cheered with La Celeste of Sporting Cristal, he was idolized across of the Cordillera with another Celeste: the one of Club Bolivar of La Paz, where he played eight years and scored 139 goals.

International career[edit]

Hirano played a total of 36 games for Peru between 1984 and 1991, scoring 11 goals.


Season Club Title
1991 Bolivia Bolívar Liga de Fútbol Profesional Boliviano topscorer: 19 goals


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