Néstor Araujo

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Néstor Araujo
Néstor Araujo Razo.jpg
Personal information
Full name Néstor "El Shrek" 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)
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 84 (1)
National team
2011 Mexico U-20 12 (0)
2011–2012 Mexico U-23 18 (0)
2011– Mexico 10 (1)

* 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 11 August 2012

Néstor Alejandro Araujo Razo (born 29 August 1991), is a Mexican footballer Defender, currently playing for Santos Laguna in Mexico's Liga MX on loan from Cruz Azul.[1] On 4 July, he scored his first goal for the nation in 2011 Copa America match against Chile.[2] He is an olympic gold medalist.[3]


Araujo made his Primera Division debut for Cruz Azul in September 2010.[4] 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.[5] 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 U. de G..

International goals[edit]

Goal Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition Ref.
1. 4 July 2011 Estadio del Bicentenario, San Juan, Argentina  Chile 1–0 1–2 2011 Copa América


Santos Laguna




  1. ^ "espndeportes". Espndeportes.espn.go.com. Retrieved 2011-09-17. 
  2. ^ [1][dead link]
  3. ^ "Olympics football: Mexico shock Brazil to win gold". bbc.com. 11 August 2012. Retrieved 7 September 2014. 
  4. ^ Néstor Araujo Liga MX stats at Medio Tiempo.com (Spanish)
  5. ^ Ballinas, Diana (19 September 2010). "Néstor Araujo, feliz por su debut en triunfo celeste" (in Spanish). Medio Tiempo. 
  6. ^ http://trireport.wordpress.com/2012/04/03/mexico-wins-olympic-qualifying-tournament/