Juan Torales

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Juan Torales
Personal information
Full name Juan Bautista Torales
Date of birth (1956-03-09) 9 March 1956 (age 61)
Place of birth Luque, Paraguay
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Playing position Defender
Youth career
Club Julio Correa
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1976–1981 Sportivo Luqueño
1981–1991 Libertad
1992 Club Guaraní
1993–1995 Sportivo Luqueño
National team
1979–1987 Paraguay 77 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of April 2008.

Juan Bautista Torales, nicknamed Téju (born 9 March 1956 in Luque) is a retired football defender from Paraguay. He was capped 77 times, and scored 1 goal for the Paraguay national football team in an international career that lasted from 1979 to 1989.[1] He played for the Paraguayan squad that won the 1979 Copa America.[2] He is main co-commentator of matches from Paraguayan National Football Team with Hugo Miño in Play-by-Play on Tigo Sports, Tigo Sports 2 or Tigo Sports 3.


Torales made his professional debut for Sportivo Luqueño in 1976. He joined Libertad in 1981 and played for the club until 1991. He spent the 1992 season with Club Guaraní before returning to Sportivo Luqueño, where he played until his retirement from football in 1995 at the age of 39.


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