José Carlos Fernández (Bolivian footballer)

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José Carlos Fernández
Personal information
Full name José Carlos Fernández González
Date of birth (1971-01-24) 24 January 1971 (age 46)
Place of birth Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Youth career
1987–1994 Tahuichi Academy
1992 FIU Golden Panthers
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1995–1996 Oriente Petrolero 6 (0)
1997 Destroyers 20 (0)
1998–1999 Blooming 55 (0)
2000 Córdoba 5 (0)
2000 Jaguares 21 (0)
2001 New England Revolution 7 (0)
2001 Veracruz 14 (0)
2002–2004 Bolívar 74 (0)
2004 Independiente SF 16 (0)
2005 Deportivo Cali 15 (0)
2006 Universidad de Chile 3 (0)
2006 Universitario de Sucre 9 (0)
2007 Deportes Melipilla 22 (0)
2008 José Gálvez 18 (0)
2008 Blooming 13 (0)
2009 Bolívar 8 (0)
2010 Deportivo Italia 11 (0)
2010 Oriente Petrolero 9 (0)
National team
1998–2004 Bolivia 26 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 25 November 2010.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 4 November 2012

José Carlos Fernández González (Spanish pronunciation: [xoˈse ˈkarlos ferˈnandeθ], born 24 January 1971) is a Bolivian retired football goalkeeper who is currently active as director of football of Bolivian club Bolívar.

Club career[edit]

Early career[edit]

Fernández developed his football skills at the prestigious Tahuichi Academy, where he received a full scholarship to go to the United States and play while in college. After he finished school, he pursued a career as a professional goalkeeper.

International success at Cali[edit]

In his home country, Fernández played for important teams such as Oriente Petrolero, Blooming and Bolívar. He also went abroad to play for Córdoba CF in Spain, Jaguares and Veracruz in Mexico, New England Revolution in the MLS, Independiente Santa Fe and Deportivo Cali from Colombia.

Deportes Melipilla[edit]

Late career[edit]

International career[edit]

He has been capped for the Bolivian national team on 26 occasions,[1] having participated in Copa América 1999 and 2004 among the most important tournaments he took part in. He represented his country in 9 FIFA World Cup qualification matches and at the 1999 Confederations Cup.[2]

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Blooming
Bolívar
Deportivo Cali
Oriente Petrolero

References[edit]

  1. ^ Appearances for Bolivia National Team Archived 11 June 2009 at WebCite - RSSSF
  2. ^ José Carlos FernándezFIFA competition record

External links[edit]