Melvin Barrera

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Melvin Barrera
Personal information
Full name Melvin Barrera Chávez
Date of birth (1976-08-05) August 5, 1976 (age 41)
Place of birth El Salvador
Playing position Goalkeeper
Youth career
Northwestern High School
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1997–1999 Águila
National team
1997 El Salvador 4 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of March 25, 2017.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of March 25, 2017

Melvin Barrera Chávez (born 5 August 1976 in San Salvador, El Salvador) is a retired Salvadoran football goalkeeper.

He is now working in Maryland.[2]

Club career[edit]

Nicknamed Scorpion, Barrera learned his trade in the USA as son of Salvadoran immigrants. He went to play in El Salvador for Águila, one of the big boys in Salvadoran football.[3]

International career[edit]

Barrera made his debut for El Salvador in an April 1997 UNCAF Nations Cup match against Honduras and has earned a total of 4 caps, all of them at the 1997 UNCAF Nations Cup.[4]


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