Luis Nery Caballero

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Caballero and the second or maternal family name is Chamorro.
Luis Caballero
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Personal information
Full name Luis Nery Caballero Chamorro
Date of birth (1990-04-22) 22 April 1990 (age 27)
Place of birth Asunción, Paraguay
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Olimpia Asunción
Number TBA
Youth career
2005–2009 Olimpia Asunción
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2012 Olimpia Asunción 62 (17)
2012–2014 Krylya Sovetov 55 (14)
2014– Atlas 36 (6)
2016– Olimpia Asunción (loan) 0 (0)
National team
–2009 Paraguay U20 7 (1)
2011– Paraguay 12 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 20 August 2015.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 24 April 2013

Luis Nery Caballero Chamorro (born 22 April 1990) is a Paraguayan footballer who plays as a forward for Olimpia Asunción on loan from Club Atlas of the Liga MX. His father Luis (born 1962) was a member of the Paraguay national football team at the 1986 FIFA World Cup in Mexico.

Career[edit]

In the Summer of 2012, Caballero signed a three-year contract with Russian Premier League side Krylya Sovetov.[1] His debut for Krylya Sovetov came on 22 July 2012 in a one all draw at home to Terek Grozny, with Caballero scoring an 82nd-minute penalty for the home side.[2] He ended his first season in Russia scoring 8 league goals in 27 appearances, with another 2 goals coming in Krylya Sovetov's 7-2 aggregate win over Spartak Nalchik in the Relegation play-offs.

Return to Olimpia[edit]

On 26 December 2015, it was reported by D10 Paraguay that Caballero would join Club Olimpia Asunción on loan from Club Atlas for a six-month period.[3]

Club statistics[edit]

As of 7 January 2015[4]
Club performance League Cup Continental Other[N 1] Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
2012–13 Krylya Sovetov Russian Premier League 27 8 1 0 - 1 2 29 10
2013–14 28 6 1 0 - 2 0 31 6
2014–15 Atlas Liga MX 17 4 1 0 - - 18 4
Total Russia 55 14 2 0 3 2 60 16
Mexico 17 4 1 0 18 4
Career total 55 14 3 0 3 2 60 16

Honours[edit]

Olimpia

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Paraguay's goal tally first.
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 15 November 2012 Estadio Feliciano Cáceres, Luque  Guatemala 1–0 3–1 Friendly
2. 26 March 2013 Estadio Olímpico Atahualpa, Quito  Ecuador 1–0 1–4 2014 World Cup qualifier

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Includes Russian Relegation Play-offs

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