Julio Nava

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Julio Nava
Personal information
Full name Julio César Nava García
Date of birth (1989-12-29) 29 December 1989 (age 27)
Place of birth Martínez de la Torre, Veracruz, Mexico
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Left winger
Club information
Current team
Number 20
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2012 Guadalajara 33 (0)
2009–2011 Querétaro (loan) 33 (3)
2013 Querétaro 26 (0)
2014–2015 Chiapas (loan) 29 (2)
2015– Chiapas 5 (0)
2016– Atlas (loan) 1 (0)
National team
2011 Mexico U23 4 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 8 January 2016.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 2 September 2015

Julio Cesar Nava Garcia (born December 29, 1989 in Veracruz)[1] is a Mexican professional footballer, he can play as a left back, left midfielder or as a left winger. He currently plays for Club Atlas in Liga MX.

Club career[edit]

He made his debut in a 1–1 tie for Chivas on August 5, 2007 against UNAM Pumas. Nava was part of the Guadalajara squad that participated in the 2008 and 2012 Copa Libertadores.

On 30 August 2015, Nava returned to the fields after been banned, and he did it against his first club Guadalajara in an away match which Chiapas lost 4-1. He usually plays as a left wing-back.

Doping ban[edit]

Nava was banned from sport for 8 months in 2015, after testing positive for the glucocorticoid steroid betamethasone.[2]

U-23 International Goals[edit]

Goal Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. September 2, 2011 Estadio Alfonso Lastras, San Luis Potosí, Mexico  Chile 1-0 1–3 Friendly


U-23 International appearances[edit]

As of 7 September 2011



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