Pablo Álvarez Menéndez

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Álvarez and the second or maternal family name is Menéndez.
Pablo Álvarez
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Personal information
Full name Pablo Álvarez Menéndez
Date of birth (1985-02-07) 7 February 1985 (age 32)
Place of birth Montevideo, Uruguay
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Defender
Youth career
Nacional
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007 Nacional 12 (0)
2007–2011 Reggina 21 (0)
2009–2010 Wisła Kraków (loan) 26 (0)
2010–2011 Panserraikos (loan) 16 (0)
2012–2014 Nacional 50 (1)
2015 Universidad Católica 11 (0)
National team
2007 Uruguay 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 13 January 2012.

Pablo Álvarez Menéndez (born 7 February 1985 in Montevideo) is a Uruguayan footballer. He plays as a right defender for Universidad Católica.

Club career[edit]

Nacional[edit]

Álvarez began his professional career playing with Club Nacional de Football in 2007. He played the Copa Libertadores where his team got to quarterfinals. Later he won the Liguilla 2007 tournament which qualified his team for the 2008 edition of the Copa Libertadores.[1]

Reggina[edit]

His talent did not go unnoticed and he was signed by Reggina on a 4-year contract. He made his Serie A debut on 7 October 2007 against U.S. Città di Palermo.

Wisła Kraków[edit]

In July 2009 he was loaned out one season to the polish giant club Wisła Kraków. He had an excellent campaign with his team getting to the second position in the 2009-2010 league.

Panserraikos[edit]

On 31 August 2010, Álvarez signed another loan deal but with the Greek club Panserraikos.

Nacional[edit]

On 4 January 2012, he returned to his native country to play for Nacional.

International career[edit]

Álvarez has earned one cap with Uruguay on 12 September 2007 against South Africa.[2]

Statistics[edit]

Club Season League Domestic League Domestic Cups Continental Cups Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Nacional Clausura 2007 Uruguayan Primera División 12 0 5 0 10 0 27 0
Reggina 2007–2008 Serie A 12 0 3 0 15 0
2008–2009 Serie A 9 0 2 0 11 0
Wisła Kraków 2009–2010 Ekstraklasa 26 0 5 0 31 0
Panserraikos 2010–2011 Super League 16 0 0 0 16 0
Nacional Clausura 2012 Uruguayan Primera División 2 0 1 0 3 0
Total Career 77 0 15 0 11 0 103 0

Honours[edit]

Nacional[edit]

  • Liguilla 2007

Wisła Kraków[edit]

Runner-Up[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "LIGUILLA: NACIONAL 1-DEFENSOR SP. 0" (in Spanish). Montevideo Portal. 10 June 2007. Retrieved 10 June 2007. 
  2. ^ "Pale tie for the Blues" (in Spanish). La Red 21. 13 September 2007. Retrieved 12 September 2007. 

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