Omar Israel Jaime

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Omar Israel Jaime
Personal information
Full name Omar Israel Jaime Vera
Date of birth (1981-04-20) April 20, 1981 (age 36)
Place of birth Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003 Cruz Azul Hidalgo 2 (0)
2003–2004 Cruz Azul Oaxaca 7 (0)
2004 Jaguares de Tapachula 12 (1)
2005 Chiapas 1 (0)
2006–2009 Petroleros Salamanca 93 (1)
2009–2010 La Piedad 27 (1)
2010 Estudiantes de Altamira 11 (0)
2011 Correcaminos 7 (0)
2011–2012 La Piedad 24 (0)
2013 Estudiantes de Altamira 10 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of September 22, 2009
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of September 22, 2009

Omar Israel Jaime Vera (born 20 April 1981) is a former Mexican footballer, who last played as defender for Estudiantes de Altamira as their captain in Liga de Ascenso.

Career[edit]

Omar began his career in the Cruz Azul youth system, playing with Cruz Azul Oaxaca in 2003. He then made a move to Chiapas, where he played with their filial team, Jaguares de Tapachula. He eventually made his first team debut on 27 February 2005 in a 1-0 loss to Puebla FC.

Jaime later moved to Petroleros de Salamanca, where he anchored the team's defense and eventually went on to captain the team, leading them to the Apertura 2006 final, where Petroleros missed out on being promoted to the top flight by losing to Puebla, the team Jaime debuted against.

When Salamanca relocated to La Piedad, Omar Jaime left as well, bringing his captaincy with him.

International career[edit]

Jaime was part of the Mexican U-17 squad in the 1997 FIFA U-17 World Championship held in Egypt. Mexico was grouped with Spain, Mali, and New Zealand. He did not see any action in the games, as Mexico was eliminated in the first round.

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