Julio César Enciso

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Enciso and the second or maternal family name is Ferreira.
Julio César Enciso
Personal information
Full name Julio César Enciso Ferreira
Date of birth (1974-08-05) 5 August 1974 (age 42)
Place of birth Capiatá, Paraguay
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 8 12 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1994–1996 Cerro Porteño 58 (6)
1996–2000 Internacional 88 (1)
2001–2005 Olimpia Asunción 39 (3)
2006–2008 12 de Octubre 39 (2)
National team
2004 Paraguay U23
1995–2004 Paraguay 70 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of April 2008.
Olympic medal record
Men's Football
Silver medal – second place 2004 Athens Team Competition

Julio César Enciso Ferreira (born 5 August 1974 in Capiatá) is a Paraguayan association footballer who made 70 appearances for the Paraguay national team between 1995 and 2004.[1]

Club career[edit]

Enciso started his playing career in 1994 with Cerro Porteño where he won the league championships in his debut season. In 1996 he was signed by Internacional of Brazil where he played for 5 seasons, winning the Campeonato Gaúcho in 1997.

Enciso returned to Paraguay in 2001 to play for Olimpia Asunción where he won the Copa Libertadores 2002 and the Recopa Sudamericana 2003. He left the club in 2005

His last club was 12 de Octubre where he spent the 2006 season and announced his retirement. However, for the 2008 Clausura tournament he was called by the coach, Saturnino Arrua, and decided to make a comeback to help the team get out of the relegation zone.[2]

International career[edit]

Enciso played for Paraguay at the 1998 World Cup. He missed out on his country's 2002 campaign. That same year he won the Copa Libertadores as a captain with Olimpia. Afterwards he was named an over-age player for the 2004 Olympics, where he helped Paraguay to a silver medal.

He also played for Paraguay in three editions of the Copa América in 1995,[3] 1999[4] and 2001.[5]



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