Julio César Manzur

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Julio Manzur
Personal information
Full name Julio César Manzur Caffarena
Date of birth (1981-06-22) 22 June 1981 (age 35)
Place of birth Asunción, Paraguay
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Centre Back
Club information
Current team
Rubio Ñu
Number TBA
Youth career
1996–2000 Cerro Corá
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000–2002 Cerro Corá 16 (1)
2002–2005 Guaraní 135 (7)
2006 Santos 40 (2)
2007 Guaraní 19 (1)
2007–2009 Pachuca 44 (2)
2009 Libertad (loan) 11 (0)
2009 Tigre (loan) 11 (0)
2010 Olimpia Asunción 28 (3)
2011 León 13 (0)
2011–2012 Guaraní 32 (3)
2013–2014 Olimpia Asunción 20 (2)
2015– Rubio Ñu 42 (4)
National team
2004 Paraguay U23
2004–2012 Paraguay 32 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 5 January 2016.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 17 April 2013

Julio César Manzur Caffarena (born 22 June 1981 in Asunción) is a Paraguayan football player who plays for Rubio Ñu of the Paraguayan Primera División.

Club career[edit]

Manzur started his career at Cerro Corá in his native country before moving to Paraguayan giants Guaraní. He also played for Santos F.C. in Brazil, C.F. Pachuca in Mexico and Libertad in his native country.

In 2009, he joined Tigre to play in the Primera División Argentina and the Copa Sudamericana.[1]

In 2010, he joined Club Olimpia from Paraguay, to play the National Tournament of that country, scoring his first goal on March 13, against 3 de Febrero from Ciudad del Este, which allowed his team to win the match. He then returned to Mexico to play for Second Division side Club León, to replace Paraguayan International and partner Denis Caniza. León is owned by Grupo Pachuca, owners of his previous club Pachuca CF. Manzur returned to his former club Guaraní on 2011 and then returned to Paraguayan giants Olimpia on January 2013.

International career[edit]

Manzur was part of the silver medal-winning Paraguayan team on the 2004 Summer Olympics. He was also selected to participate in the 2006 FIFA World Cup and the 2007 Copa América. He has won 26 caps for the Paraguay national side.



National Team[edit]


  1. ^ "Julio Manzur es la primera incorporación del equipo" Archived 28 July 2009 at the Wayback Machine. TyC Sports. Retrieved 22 August 2009. (Spanish)

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