Pedro Acosta

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Pedro Acosta
Personal information
Full name Pedro Javier Acosta Sánchez
Date of birth (1959-11-28) November 28, 1959 (age 57)
Place of birth Venezuela
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1974–1984 Deportivo Galicia
1984–1985 Portuguesa
1985–1986 Atlético San Cristobal
1986–1987 Marítimo
1987–1989 Caracas
1989–1992 Marítimo
1992–1993 Deportivo Galicia
National team
1979–1989 Venezuela 34 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 12-07-10.

Pedro Javier Acosta Sánchez (born 28 November 1959) is a retired Venezuelan football defender.

Club career[edit]

Acosta played for Deportivo Galicia, C.S. Marítimo de Venezuela and Caracas F.C.[1]

International career[edit]

Acosta made 34 appearances for the senior Venezuela national football team from 1979 to 1989,[2][3] including participation at the 1979 Copa América, 1983 Copa América, 1987 Copa América and 1989 Copa América.

He also competed for Venezuela at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, Soviet Union, where the team was eliminated after the preliminary round.[4]


  1. ^ Profile at BDFA
  2. ^ "Venezuela - Record International Players". RSSSF. Archived from the original on 2009-03-30. Retrieved 2009-03-26. 
  3. ^ Pedro AcostaFIFA competition record
  4. ^ "Pedro Acosta". Sports Reference. Retrieved 2009-03-26.