Mauricio Victorino

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Mauricio Victorino
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Personal information
Full name Mauricio Bernardo Victorino Dansilo
Date of birth (1982-10-11) October 11, 1982 (age 36)
Place of birth Montevideo, Uruguay
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Centre Back
Youth career
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2006 Nacional 51 (1)
2004Plaza Colonia (loan) 16 (3)
2006–2007 Veracruz 28 (3)
2007–2009 Nacional 45 (8)
2009–2011 Universidad de Chile 37 (5)
2011–2014 Cruzeiro 24 (0)
2014Palmeiras (loan) 7 (0)
2015 Independiente 10 (1)
2016–2017 Nacional 24 (0)
2017–2018 Cerro Porteño 12 (0)
National team
2006–2016 Uruguay 24 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 28 May 2017
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 28 May 2016

Mauricio Bernardo Victorino Dansilo (Spanish pronunciation: [mauˈɾisjo βeɾˈnaɾðo βiktoˈɾino ðanˈsilo]; October 11, 1982 in Montevideo) is a Uruguayan football defender who last played for Paraguayan club Cerro Porteño.[1]

Club career[edit]


He made his debut for Nacional in a Copa Libertadores match against Argentine River Plate on March 3, 2005.


In August 2006 he was transferred one season to Veracruz where he played in the Mexican Primera División. In July 2007 he returned to Nacional.

Universidad de Chile[edit]

On August 1, 2009, he was transferres[clarification needed] to Universidad de Chile after an excellent campaign with Nacional in the 2009 Copa Libertadores and the 2008–09. He scored his first goal as a Universidad de Chile player, after a left-footed shot, on August 30, 2009, in a game against Audax Italiano.


Victorino joined Brazilian club Cruzeiro on February 1, 2011.[2]

National team[edit]

Victorino played on the Uruguay national team in the 2010 FIFA World Cup. In the shoot out against Ghana, he scored the second penalty kick for Uruguay in the World Cup quarterfinals on July 2, 2010. The goal was one of four that sent Uruguay to the semi-finals for the first time in 40 years.

In 2011, he won the Copa América playing 2 matches.

In 2016, he returned to the national team, after an absence of more than three years.




National team[edit]



  1. ^ Mauricio Victorino no seguirá siendo jugador de Nacional‚, 2 January 2017
  2. ^ "Cruzeiro anuncia contratação de uruguaio Mauricio Victorino" (in Portuguese). Cruzeiro Esporte Clube. February 1, 2011. Archived from the original on February 5, 2011. Retrieved February 1, 2011. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)

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