Omar Pouso

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Pouso and the second or maternal family name is Osores.
Omar Pouso
Personal information
Full name Omar Heber Pouso Osores
Date of birth (1980-02-28) February 28, 1980 (age 37)
Place of birth Montevideo, Uruguay
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Gimnasia y Esgrima La Plata
Number 41
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1998–2006 Danubio 183 (19)
2006–2007 Peñarol 27 (2)
2006–2007 Charlton Athletic (loan) 1 (0)
2007–2012 Club Libertad 120 (13)
2012– Gimnasia y Esgrima La Plata 78 (2)
National team
2004–2007 Uruguay 15 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 22:37, 6 September 2015 (UTC).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 22:37, 6 September 2015 (UTC)

Omar Heber Pouso Osores (born February 28, 1980) is a Uruguayan footballer who plays as a midfielder for Club de Gimnasia y Esgrima La Plata.


Pouso has 15 caps for Uruguay and scored one goal, a volley in a friendly international against England at Anfield on March 1, 2006.[1]

Pouso moved to Europe on August 31, 2006 when he joined Charlton Athletic of the Premier League on a season-long loan from Peñarol.[2] He played his only league match on September 16, a 1-0 home defeat to Portsmouth, in which he was substituted after 57 minutes for Matt Holland. Pouso was signed by Iain Dowie, and was released alongside compatriot Gonzalo Sorondo by new manager Alan Pardew on February 20, 2007.[3]


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