Raúl Avilés

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Raúl Avilés
Personal information
Full name Ney Raúl Augusto Avilés Aguirre
Date of birth (1964-02-17) February 17, 1964 (age 54)
Place of birth Guayaquil, Ecuador
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1985 9 de Octubre
1986–1992 Emelec
1992 Sporting Cristal
1993–1994 Barcelona
1995 LDU Portoviejo
1996–2000 Barcelona
2001 Santa Rita
National team
1987–1993 Ecuador 55 (16)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of September 2008.

Ney Raúl Avilés (born February 17, 1964 in Guayaquil) is a retired Ecuadorian football striker. He played 55 times for the Ecuador national team, scoring 16 goals between 1987 and 1993.[1]

Avilés started his career in 1985 with 9 de Octubre, he soon joined Club Sport Emelec where he was part of the championship winning team of 1988.

He joined rivals Barcelona Sporting Club in 1993, but missed out on their 1995 championship success as he spent that season with Liga de Portoviejo. He returned to Barcelona and in 1997 won his 2nd league championship he remained with the club until 2000.

He spent his last year playing for Santa Rita Vinces in the Ecuadorian 2nd division.

At international level Avilés, he is the seventh highest scoring player in the history of the Ecuador national team. He participated in four editions of the Copa América in 1987, 1989, 1991 and 1993




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