Julio Aparicio

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Julio Aparicio
Personal information
Date of birth (1955-01-30) January 30, 1955 (age 63)[1]
Place of birth Arequipa, Peru
Playing position Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1973 Sportivo Huracán
1974–1976 Universitario
1977–1980 Sporting Cristal
National team
1975–1977 Peru 6 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Julio Aparicio (born 30 January 1955) is a former Peruvian international striker best known for winning multiple Peruvian national titles and the 1975 Copa America competition.

Club career[edit]

He won the Peruvian Premier Division with his club Club Universitario de Deportes in 1974.[2] He later participated in the 1975 Copa Libertadores competition where Universitario reached the semi-final group stage.

In the same year Aparicio transferred from Universitario to Sporting Cristal, where he would later participate in their 1978 Copa Libertadores campaign. They were eliminated in the group stage, and Aparicio scored the only goal in a 1-4 defeat away game with the club Alianza Lima. He won the Peruvian national championship in 1979 and 1980 whilst a player with Sporting Cristal.[3]

Achievements[edit]

Universitario
Sporting Cristal

International career[edit]

He made his debut for Peru on 22 June 1975 and his final game came on 17 July 1977. In total, Apararicio played six games for country.[4] During this time he was involved in the 1975 Copa America tournament which Peru won for the second time in its history. In 1977, he took part in the qualifying campaign for the 1978 FIFA World Cup playing in a 5-0 victory over Bolivia 5-0.

References[edit]

  • Wołek, Tomasz (1995). Copa America : historia Mistrzostw Ameryki Południowej, 1910-1995 = Story of the South American Championships Copa America. Katowice: Wydaw GiA. pp. 150–152. ISBN 83-902751-2-0. 

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