Paulo Andrés Garcés Contreras (born 2 August 1984) is a Chilean footballer who plays in Colo-Colo as a goalkeeper. He is nicknamed Halcón (. Falcon in Spanish)
Garcés made his debut in 2003 against
Santiago Wanderers in the closing championship at San Carlos de Apoquindo Stadium. He was loaned out to Deportes Puerto Montt in 2004 and 2007
After returning from the loan Deportes Puerto Montt,
Universidad Católica loaned him to Lobos de la BUAP of Primera "A" of Mexican soccer. After his experience in Mexico, he returns to Chile to play in Everton de Viña del Mar team in which he was on the starting eleven sometimes. In 2009, he returns to Universidad Católica willing to win a place on the starting eleven of coach Marco Antonio Figueroa.
O'Higgins [ edit ]
In 2013, he won the
Apertura 2013–14 with O'Higgins. In the tournament, he played 16 matches receiving 12 goals; including the final versus Universidad Católica, where he was a key player after made saves in the final minutes.
In 2014, he won the
Supercopa de Chile against Deportes Iquique, but he do not played because was called up for the Chile national team. [1 ]
He participated with the club in the
2014 Copa Libertadores where they faced Deportivo Cali, Cerro Porteño and Lanús, being third and being eliminated in the group stage. [2 ]
Honours [ edit ]
Universidad de Chile
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Personal life [ edit ]
Garcés is married with the model Joyce Castiblanco. The couple have three children: Florencia, Benjamín and Paulo.
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