José Devaca

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José Devaca
Personal information
Full name José Ricardo Devaca Sánchez
Date of birth (1982-09-18) 18 September 1982 (age 34)
Place of birth Capiatá, Paraguay
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current team
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000–2001 Cerro Porteño 8 (0)
2001–2002 Udinese Calcio 0 (0)
2002 Cerro Porteño 13 (1)
2002–2003 San Lorenzo 13 (0)
2003 Cerro Porteño 19 (1)
2004–2005 Udinese Calcio 0 (0)
2005 Libertad 21 (0)
2006 Cerro Porteño 15 (2)
2006 Godoy Cruz 37 (1)
2007–2012 Banfield 65 (2)
2012–2013 Rubio Ñú 10 (0)
2013– Banfield 7 (0)
National team
2004 Paraguay U23
2004– Paraguay 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 6 August 2011.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 19 December 2010
Olympic medal record
Men's Football
Silver medal – second place 2004 Athens Team Competition

José Ricardo Devaca Sánchez (born 18 September 1982 in Capiatá) is a Paraguayan footballer who currently plays for Banfield of the Argentine Primera División.

Club career[edit]

Devaca started his career at Cerro Porteño in 2000. In 2001, he moved to Italy to play for Udinese, before returning to Paraguay to play again for Cerro Porteño in 2002. That same year, he moved to Argentina to play for Lorenzo, before moving back to Paraguay in 2003 for a third spell at Cerro Porteño. In 2004, he once again moved to Italy and Udinese, returning again to Paraguay in 2005, this time to play for Libertad. In 2006, he had a fourth spell at Cerro Porteño, before moving to Argentina again, to play for Godoy Cruz. In 2007, he moved to Banfield where he was part of the squad that won the Apertura 2009 championship, helping Banfield to win the Argentine league championship for the first time in its history.

International career[edit]

Devaca was a member of the Paraguayan squad at the 2001 FIFA World Youth Championship and part of the silver medal winning Paraguayan football team at the 2004 Olympic games.



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