Mario Osbén

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Mario Osbén
Personal information
Full name Mario Ignacio Osbén Méndez
Date of birth (1955-07-14) July 14, 1955 (age 64)
Place of birth Chiguayante, Chile
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
retired
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1970 Deportes Concepción
1971 Ñublense
1974–1979 Unión Española
1980–1985 Colo-Colo
1986–1992 Cobreloa
National team
1979–1988 Chile 36 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 8 June 2009
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 9 July 2007

Mario Ignacio Osbén Méndez (born July 14, 1955) is a retired football goalkeeper from Chile, who was nicknamed "El Gato" ("The Cat"). He played for Ñublense, Club de Deportes Concepción, Unión Española, Colo Colo and Cobreloa during his professional career. He represented Chile at the 1982 FIFA World Cup, playing all three matches. In total he played 36 matches for his country between 1979 and 1988, making his debut on 1979-07-11 in a friendly against Uruguay.

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