Julio Girón

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Julio Girón
Personal information
Full name Julio Estuardo Girón Rafael
Date of birth (1970-03-02) March 2, 1970 (age 47)
Place of birth Guatemala City, Guatemala
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Playing position midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1990–1998 Aurora FC
1998–2007 CSD Municipal 91 (2)
2007–2008 Deportivo Petapa
National team
1992–2006  Guatemala 82 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 1 June 2007.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 5 November 2008

Julio Estuardo Girón Rafael (born March 2, 1970) is a retired Guatemalan football midfielder. He played several years for Aurora FC and CSD Municipal before retiring at Deportivo Petapa in January 2008.[1]

International career[edit]

Girón made his debut for Guatemala in a June 1992 friendly match against Nicaragua and played in three different World Cup qualification campaigns.[2]

He earned 82 caps, in which he never scored a goal. In 1999, he became Guatemala's most capped player of all time, before he was surpassed by Edgar Estrada three years later.[3] His final international game was a February 2006 friendly match against the United States.

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