Mauro Caballero

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Mauro Caballero
Personal information
Full name Mauro Antonio Caballero López
Date of birth (1972-05-03) 3 May 1972 (age 47)
Place of birth Fernando de la Mora, Paraguay
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Striker
Youth career
1991 Olimpia Asunción
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1992–1998 Olimpia Asunción 99 (51)
1999–2001 Tigres de la UANL 26 (7)
2001 Cerro Porteño 15 (7)
2001 Libertad 15 (7)
2002–2004 Olimpia Asunción 70 (26)
2004 Jorge Wilstermann 7 (2)
2005 Nacional Asunción 11 (2)
2005–2007 Olimpia Asunción 37 (10)
National team
1992 Paraguay U23
1996–2003 Paraguay 14 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of May 2009

Mauro Antonio Caballero López (born 3 May 1972) is a former football striker from Paraguay.


Caballero started playing for Club 24 de Junio of Altos and then moved to the youth divisions of Olimpia Asunción in 1991. In 1992, he made his debut on the senior team for Olimpia, where he would win several national and international championships.[1] Caballero also played for other clubs such as Tigres de la UANL, Cerro Porteño, Club Libertad, Club Jorge Wilstermann, Nacional and Estudiantes de Mérida. His best years as a striker where in 1998 and 2001, when he was the Paraguayan 1st Division topscorer.

International career[edit]

Caballero made his international debut for the Paraguay national football team on 9 October 1996 in a World Cup Qualifier against Chile (2-1 win). He obtained a total number of 14 international caps, scoring two goals for the national side. Caballero also played for the Paraguay national football team during the 1992 Olympic Games and the 1998 World Cup qualifiers.[2]





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