|Full name||Marcos Andrés González Salazar|
|Date of birth||9 June 1980|
|Place of birth||Rio de Janeiro, Brazil|
|Height||1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)|
|Playing position||Centre back|
|Universidad de Chile|
|1999–2003||Universidad de Chile||54||(2)|
|2002||→ Rangers (loan)||23||(1)|
|2011||Universidad de Chile||25||(1)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 20 November 2016.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 5 March 2014
Although born in Brazil, he moved to Santiago aged two and has Chilean citizenship. Noteworthy, he has scored in all the team which he has played.
In 2003, González moved to Argentina’s Colón de Santa Fe, remaining there two seasons. After a brief spell at Palestino in the second half of 2005, in January 2006 season he chose to sign with the Columbus Crew over Universidad Católica. At the American team, he played two seasons and made 45 appearances, scoring two goals.
Following the 2008 MLS season, González was released from Columbus Crew and then joined the team which he failed to sign in 2006, Universidad Católica, where two years later won the 2010 Primera División title.
In 2011, it was confirmed that González returned to Universidad de Chile. However, he break out into first-team and was a key player in the treble obtention, after winning the Apertura and Clausura titles as well as the Copa Sudamericana.
In 2012, he joined Brazilian club Flamengo. There he helped the team to won the 2013 Copa do Brasil and he stayed at the Mengão until mid-2014. After being released from Flamengo, he returned his homeland and signed for Unión Española to play the 2014–15 Primera División season.
He has represented Chile internationally 29 times.
|1.||April 24, 2013||Mineirão, Belo Horizonte, Brazil||Brazil||0–1||2–2||Friendly|
|2.||September 6, 2013||Estadio Nacional, Santiago, Chile||Venezuela||2–0||3–0||2014 FIFA World Cup qualification|
|Universidad de Chile||2011||25||1||3||0||13||0||–||41||1|
1Cup competitions include the MLS Cup, Copa Chile, Copa do Brasil and Copa México
2Other tournaments include the Copa Libertadores and Copa Sudamericana.
3Other tournaments include the Campeonato Carioca.
- Universidad de Chile
- Campeonato Nacional (4): 1999, 2000, 2011 Apertura, 2011 Clausura
- Copa Chile: 2000
- Copa Sudamericana: 2011
- Universidad Católica
- "Le va al Necaxa, Unión Española pierde a Marcos González". El Gráfico (in Spanish). 11 July 2015. Retrieved 28 August 2016.
- Flamengo official website (in Portuguese)
- Flaestatística Player Profile (in Portuguese)