José Oscar Herrera

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José Herrera
Personal information
Full name José Oscar Herrera Corominas
Date of birth (1965-06-17) 17 June 1965 (age 51)
Place of birth Tala, Uruguay
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1984–1989 Peñarol 97 (12)
1989–1990 Figueres 23 (5)
1990–1995 Cagliari 148 (13)
1995–1996 Atalanta 41 (2)
1997 Cruz Azul 12 (1)
1997–1998 Newell's Old Boys 11 (0)
1998 Peñarol 11 (1)
1999 Racing Montevideo 27 (8)
2000 Montevideo Wanderers 31 (2)
2001 Peñarol 5 (1)
2001 Shandong Luneng ? (?)
2001 Persib 8 (0)
2002 Montevideo Wanderers
2003 Peñarol
National team
1988–1997 Uruguay 56 (4)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of April 2008.

José Oscar Herrera Corominas (born 17 June 1965 in Tala) is a Uruguayan former international footballer who played as a defender on 56 occasions for the Uruguay national team.[1] He was part of the squad that won the Copa América 1995.[2]

Herrera started his playing career with Peñarol where he was part of two championship winning squads in (1985 & 1986) and a winner of the Copa Libertadores in 1987.

In 1989, he joined Figueres of Spain, and in 1990 he joined Cagliari in Italy where he played over 100 games for the club.

In 1995, he joined Atalanta and in 1996 he moved to Mexico to play for Cruz Azul. In 1997, he played for Newell's Old Boys of Argentina.

Herrera returned to Uruguay later in his career where he played for Peñarol, Racing Club de Montevideo and Montevideo Wanderers.

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Uruguay Peñarol

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Uruguay Uruguay

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