Mauro "El Armenio" Guevgeozián
|Full name||Mauro Guevgeozián Crespo|
|Date of birth||10 May 1986|
|Place of birth||Montevideo, Uruguay|
|Height||1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|2007||→ Pyunik Yerevan (loan)||1||(0)|
|2008–2009||→ Cerrito (loan)||18||(12)|
|2009–2010||→ Everton de Viña del Mar (loan)||43||(15)|
|2011||→ Peñarol (loan)||2||(0)|
|2013||→ Libertad (loan)||8||(0)|
|2013–2015||→ Alianza Lima (loan)||56||(19)|
|2017||Newell's Old Boys||8||(1)|
|2018–2019||Gimnasia y Esgrima||9||(1)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 14:11, 20 May 2019 (UTC)|
Born in Montevideo, Guevgeozián began his career in CA Fénix Montevideo where he became Cerrito scorer and the club became second division Uruguayan Segunda División Clausura champion. After a brief stay in Armenian football club Pyunik Yerevan, during which time the club won the 2007 Armenian Premier League, Guevgeozián returned to Fénix in 2008, where he established himself as a top goalscorer in the second division, which led to his arrival at Everton de Viña del Mar of Chile for the closing of the 2009 Chilean Primera División season tournament. Despite injury, he managed to qualify for the playoffs. In 2010, Guevgeozián was a key goalscorer, but he would go after he descended. He never committed to the team.
In 2011, he joined CA Peñarol Montevideo, with which won the vicechampionship in the 2011–12 Uruguayan Primera División season. Guevgeozián was the tenth top goalscorer with 7 goals. Despite that, he received very few minutes on court for this team. So, he again returned to Fénix in 2012 and again became an important scorer of the team, including scoring 3 goals in 2 games against Peñarol.
Speculation that Guevgeozián would join the Armenia national team began in November 2012. Head coach Vardan Minasyan said during a television interview that he would invite him and Guevgeozián himself said he was pleasantly surprised and that it would be a great joy for him and his family if he were to play for the Armenian national football squad. He had not been contacted at the time, however.
Mauro Guevgeozián was supposed to join the Armenia national football team and debut in a match against Luxembourg on 5 February 2013. However, due to a disagreement between Guevgeozián and the Football Federation of Armenia over the travel class of his ticket, Mauro did not debut in the intended match.
Guevgeozián was born to Armenian parents in Uruguay. Although Peruvian fans nicknamed him differently, he is known as El Armenio among his teammates and at home. Guevgeozián is personally proud of his nickname.
CA Peñarol Montevideo
- Uruguayan Primera División Runner-up (1): 2011–12
- Copa Libertadores Runner-up (1): 2011 Copa Libertadores
- "Primera División". Soccerway.com. Retrieved 27 March 2013.
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- Մաուրո Գուեւգեւոզյանը կհրավիրվի Հայաստանի հավաքական (in Armenian). sport.news.am. Retrieved 27 March 2013.
- "Surprised to hear that I will be invited to Armenia's national football team – Mauro Guevgeozián". sport.news.am. Retrieved 27 March 2013.
- Մաուրո Գեւգեոզյան. Չեմ միանա Հայաստանի հավաքականին, քանի որ ՀՖՖ-ն առաջին կարգի տոմս չտրամադրեց ինձ (in Armenian). sport.news.am. Retrieved 5 February 2013.
- ""Новые армяне. Мхитарян, Мовсисян и еще 8 звезд из Армении" - sports.ru" (in Russian). mgfedayi.info. Retrieved 27 March 2013.
- "El armenio Mauro Guevgeozian es el cuarto refuerzo del Club Libertad" (in Spanish). La Nacion.com.py. Retrieved 27 March 2013.
- "A las órdenes" (in Spanish). Teledeportes. Retrieved 27 March 2013.
- Մաուրո Գեւգեւոզյան. Չգիտեմ, թե ինչու ինձ "Փյունիկում" չպահեցին (in Armenian). sport.news.am. Retrieved 27 March 2013.