Juan Carlos Arce
|Full name||Juan Carlos Arce Justiniano|
|Date of birth||10 April 1985|
|Place of birth||Santa Cruz, Bolivia|
|Height||1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)|
|Playing position||Forward / Winger|
|2006||→ Portuguesa (loan)||3||(0)|
|2007||→ Corinthians (loan)||18||(2)|
|2007–2008||→ Al-Arabi (loan)||24||(3)|
|2008||→ Seongnam FC (loan)||10||(0)|
|2009||→ Sport Recife (loan)||15||(4)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 02:57, 1 February 2011 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 10 October 2017
Arce started his career at Bolivia's famous youth academy Academia Tahuichi. In 2003 aged 18, Arce signed for Bolivian Primera División club Oriente Petrolero. In his debut season Arce played fifteen games scoring two goals and won the 2003 Copa Aerosur in the process. Following his debut season, Arce played forty four games in 2004 – cementing his position in the first team – scoring seven goals and helped the team to a Semi-finals finish in the Copa Aerosur.
Arce played fifteen games, scoring just three during the 2009 opening start to the season.
After less than one year after leaving the club, Arce returned and played two more season including both 2011 Bolivian Premera División and 2011–12 Bolivian Primera División. Arce scored six goals in his remaining seasons with the club playing only twenty three games. Arce played a total of 170 games for Albiverdes scoring 30 goals.
In 2005, Arce played a total of thirty nine games scoring eight and helped the team win its second Copa Aerosur in three years. In 2006, after playing thirty four games for Oriente Petrolero – scoring four times – Arce was loaned out to Série B club Portuguesa, playing only in non-league fixtures.
The following season (2007) in January 2007, Arce was loaned out again to Série A club Corinthians. Arce played eighteen games for the Timão scoring just two goals. Despite having a good season with the Corinthians, Arce couldn't help the team avoid relegation, and with the arrival of a new manager he was removed from the squad. Arce also scored two more goals playing in the 2007 Copa do Brasil
Following the start of the 2009 Bolivian Primera División, Arce was loaned out to Brazil for a third time joining 2008 Copa do Brasil champions, and Série A club Sport Recife for a sixth-month period with the option to require his rights. Playing fifteen games and scoring four goals, Sport Recife finished last and were relegated to Série B.
Arce, once again was loaned out, this came after playing one season in Qatar. He joined Seongnam FC for the remainder of the 2008 K League season, however, Arce played just ten games before returning to Bolivia.
In 2010, Arce joined Russian Premier League side FC Akhmat Grozny signing a three-year deal. After only twenty games with the side and finishing just above relegation, Arce left the club and returned to Bolivia.
In January 2012, Arce signed for Bolivian Primera División giants Club Bolívar. Improving there Copa Libertadores squad. Arce made his debut for the club in the 2012 Copa Libertadores. Coming on as substitute in the 63rd minute replacing Jhasmani Campos in there 1–1 draw against Chilean side Universidad Católica in Estadio San Carlos de Apoquindo, Santiago.
Arce made his debut on July 6, 2004 in the 2004 Copa América against host nation Peru in a 2–2 draw at the National Stadium, Lima. Since his debut in 2004, Arce has been capped 63 times for Bolivia, scoring a total of 11 goals.
|1||15 November 2006||Estadio Hernando Siles, La Paz, Bolivia||8||El Salvador||2–0||5–1||Friendly|
|2||26 June 2007||Estadio Polideportivo de Pueblo Nuevo, San Cristóbal, Venezuela||11||Venezuela||1–0||2–2||2007 Copa América|||
|3||21 November 2007||Estadio Polideportivo de Pueblo Nuevo, San Cristóbal, Venezuela||17||Venezuela||2–1||3–5||2010 FIFA World Cup qualification|||
|4||9 February 2011||Mardan Sports Complex, Antalya, Turkey||20||Latvia||1–2||1–2||Friendly|
|5||10 August 2011||Estadio Ramón Tahuichi Aguilera, Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia||24||Panama||1–0||1–3||Friendly|
|6||18 November 2014||Estadio Hernando Siles, La Paz, Bolivia||44||Venezuela||3–2||3–2||Friendly|
|7||12 November 2015||Estadio Hernando Siles, La Paz, Bolivia||47||Venezuela||2–0||4–2||2018 FIFA World Cup qualification|||
|8||24 March 2016||Estadio Hernando Siles, La Paz, Bolivia||48||Colombia||1–2||2–3||2018 FIFA World Cup qualification|||
|9||7 June 2016||Camping World Stadium, Orlando, U.S.||50||Panama||1–1||1–2||Copa América Centenario|||
|10||28 March 2017||Estadio Hernando Siles, La Paz, Bolivia||59||Argentina||1–0||2–0||2018 FIFA World Cup qualification|||
|11||5 September 2017||Estadio Hernando Siles, La Paz, Bolivia||61||Chile||1–0||1–0||2018 FIFA World Cup qualification|||
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Juan Carlos Arce.|
- "Corinthians traz boliviano dispensado pela Lusa". Futepoca.com.br (in Portuguese). December 8, 2006.
- "Boliviano Arce a Rusia para enrolarse al Terek Grozny". BoliviaSol (in Spanish). February 22, 2010.
- ""El Conejo" Arce es el nuevo refuerzo de Bolívar para la Copa Libertadores". Eju.tv (in Spanish). January 21, 2012.
- "Claure confirma el fichaje de El Conejo Arce en Bolívar". La Razón (in Spanish). January 21, 2012.
- Juan Carlos Arce – Statistics
- Appearances for Bolivia National Team
- Juan Carlos Arce – International Appearances
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- "Match Report: Venezuela – Bolivia". FIFA. November 20, 2007.
- "Match Report: Bolivia – Venezuela". FIFA. November 12, 2015.
- "Bolivia – Venezuela". CONMEBOL. November 12, 2015.
- "Bolivia vs Venezuela: Resumen y goles por Eliminatorias Rusia 2018". Peru.com (in Spanish). November 12, 2015.
- "Match Report: Bolivia – Colombia". FIFA. March 24, 2016.
- "Cardona strikes late as Colombia down valiant Bolivia". SBS. March 25, 2016.
- "South America World Cup Qualifiers: Argentina edge Chile, James Rodríguez scores for Colombia". Fox Sports Australia. March 25, 2016.
- "Blas Perez's two goals lead Panama over Bolivia at Copa America". Sports Illustrated. June 6, 2016.
- "Copa America Results 2016: Monday Group Results, Tables and Updated Schedule". Bleacher Report. June 7, 2016.
- "Copa América: Panama vs. Bolivia". Newsday. June 6, 2016.
- "Match Report: Bolivia – Argentina". FIFA. March 28, 2017.
- "World Cup qualifying: Argentina lose 2-0 to Bolivia hours after Lionel Messi is banned". BBC Sport. March 29, 2017.
- "Bolivia 2 Argentina 0: More Messi-less misery for Bauza". Goal.com. March 28, 2017.
- "Match Report: Bolivia – Chile". FIFA. September 5, 2017.
- "Bolivia 1-0 Chile: Juan Carlos Arce nets penalty winner for 10-man hosts as Alexis Sanchez and Co suffer blow to their World Cup chances in La Paz". The Daily Mail. September 6, 2017.
- "Alexis Sanchez fails to inspire Chile in 1-0 defeat by Bolivia after Juan Arce scores from the spot". Daily Mirror. September 5, 2017.