Juan Camilo Saiz

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Juan Camilo Saiz
Personal information
Full name Juan Camilo Saiz Ortegón
Date of birth (1992-03-01) 1 March 1992 (age 27)
Place of birth El Espinal, Colombia
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 1 12 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Cerro Porteño
(on loan from Independiente Medellín)
Youth career
Envigado
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2015 Envigado 54 (1)
2010Argentinos Juniors (loan) 0 (0)
2015– Independiente Medellín 37 (0)
2017–2018Argentinos Juniors (loan) 11 (0)
2018–Cerro Porteño (loan) 0 (0)
National team
2009 Colombia U17 7 (0)
2011 Colombia U20 7 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21:45, 9 September 2018 (UTC)

Juan Camilo Saiz Ortegón (born 1 March 1992) is a Colombian professional footballer who plays as a defender for Cerro Porteño, on loan from Independiente Medellín.[1]

Career[edit]

Club[edit]

Envigado were Saiz's first club, he spent time in the team's youth system prior to making his professional debut in August 2009 against La Equidad in a 2–2 draw.[1] After two further league appearances for Envigado, Saiz departed Colombian football on a temporary basis to join Argentine Primera División side Argentinos Juniors on loan.[1] He returned to Envigado six months later without featuring. He went onto make thirty-three more appearances for Envigado.[1] He scored the first goal of his career on 30 July 2014 in a Copa Colombia draw with Atlético Nacional.[1]

Saiz completed a transfer to fellow Colombian top-flight team Independiente Medellín in July 2015.[1][2] He eventually made his debut in December, coming on for the final minutes in the club's 1–0 league victory versus Atlético Nacional.[1] Forty-five appearances followed in the next three seasons for Saiz.[1] In August 2017, Saiz rejoined Argentinos Juniors on loan.[3] He made his club debut on 24 September 2017 in a 1–1 draw against River Plate.[1][4] Cerro Porteño of the Paraguayan Primera División secured a twelve-month loan deal for Saiz in July 2018.[1]

International[edit]

Saiz represented Colombia at U17 and U20 level. He played in seven matches for the U17s at the 2009 FIFA U-17 World Cup in Nigeria as the team finished fourth. He also featured seven times for the U20s at the 2011 South American U-20 Championship in Peru.

Career statistics[edit]

As of 9 September 2018.[1]
Club statistics
Club Season League Cup[a] League Cup Continental[b] Other[c] Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Envigado 2009 Categoría Primera A 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
2010 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2011 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
2012 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
2013 7 0 10 0 0 0 17 0
2014 21 0 2 1 1[d] 0 24 1
2015 19 1 2 0 0 0 21 1
Total 54 1 18 1 0 0 1 0 73 2
Argentinos Juniors (loan) 2010–11 Argentine Primera División 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Independiente Medellín 2015 Categoría Primera A 0 0 0 0 1[e] 0 1 0
2016 27 0 4 0 4[f] 0 6[g] 0 41 0
2017 10 0 0 0 7[h] 0 2[i] 0 19 0
2018 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 37 0 4 0 11 0 9 0 61 0
Argentinos Juniors (loan) 2017–18 Argentine Primera División 11 0 1 0 0 0 12 0
Cerro Porteño (loan) 2018 Paraguayan Primera División 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career total 102 1 23 1 11 0 10 0 146 2

Honours[edit]

Independiente Medellín[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l "Juan Camilo Saiz profile". Soccerway. 14 November 2017. Retrieved 14 November 2017.
  2. ^ "Saiz, Angulo, Burbano y Ángelo, 'camino a Medellín'". Win Sports. 17 June 2015. Retrieved 14 November 2017.
  3. ^ "Juan Camilo Saiz pasa a Argentinos cedido por DIM". ESPN Deportes. 11 August 2017. Retrieved 14 November 2017.
  4. ^ "Juan Camilo Saiz profile". BDFA. 14 November 2017. Retrieved 14 November 2017.

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