Néstor Araujo

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Néstor Araujo
Néstor Araujo Razo.jpg
Personal information
Full name Néstor Alejandro Araujo Razo
Date of birth (1991-08-29) 29 August 1991 (age 25)
Place of birth Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Height 1.89 m (6 ft 2 12 in)[1]
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Santos Laguna
Number 14
Youth career
Cruz Azul
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2013 Cruz Azul 49 (0)
2013– Santos Laguna 100 (3)
National team
2011 Mexico U-20 12 (0)
2011–2012 Mexico U-23 18 (0)
2011– Mexico 14 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16 August 2016.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 28 March 2017

Néstor Alejandro Araujo Razo (born 29 August 1991) is a Mexican professional footballer who plays for Liga MX club Santos Laguna. He is an olympic gold medalist.[2]

Club career[edit]

Araujo made his Primera Division debut for Cruz Azul in September 2010.[3] He had been with the club for five years before breaking into the first team, and he played 90 minutes in the 3–0 home victory against Querétaro.[4] On 5 June 2013 he was loaned out to Santos Laguna as part of the Draft 2013. His older brother, Félix, is also a defender who currently plays for Jaguares de Chiapas.

International career[edit]

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Mexico's goal tally first.[5]
Goal Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 4 July 2011 Estadio del Bicentenario, San Juan, Argentina  Chile 1–0 1–2 2011 Copa América
2. 24 March 2017 Estadio Azteca, Mexico City, Mexico  Costa Rica 2–0 2–0 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification



Cruz Azul
Santos Laguna




  1. ^ "Profile". ESPN Deportes. Retrieved 2011-09-17. 
  2. ^ "Olympics football: Mexico shock Brazil to win gold". BBC. 11 August 2012. Retrieved 7 September 2014. 
  3. ^ Néstor AraujoLiga MX stats at MedioTiempo.com (Spanish)
  4. ^ Ballinas, Diana (19 September 2010). "Néstor Araujo, feliz por su debut en triunfo celeste" (in Spanish). Medio Tiempo. 
  5. ^ "Araujo, Néstor". National Football Teams. Retrieved 25 March 2017. 
  6. ^ http://trireport.wordpress.com/2012/04/03/mexico-wins-olympic-qualifying-tournament/