Raúl Saavedra

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Raúl Saavedra
Personal information
Full name Raúl Fernando Quito Saavedra
Date of birth (1978-03-08) March 8, 1978 (age 39)
Place of birth San Miguel de Tucumán, Argentina
Height 1.66 m (5 ft 5 in)
Playing position Left back
Club information
Current team
Concepción FC
Number TBA
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000–2002 Atlético Tucumán (5)
2002–2005 Quilmes 76 (3)
2005–2006 San Lorenzo 15 (0)
2006–2007 Quilmes 14 (0)
2007–2008 Olimpo 10 (0)
2008–2009 San Martín de Tucumán 20 (1)
2009–2010 Atlético Tucumán 17 (0)
2010–2011 San Martín de Tucumán 30 (3)
2011–2012 San Martín de San Juan 21 (2)
2012–2014 Mitre
2014– Concepción FC 6 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 18 May 2015.

Raúl Fernando Saavedra (born 8 March 1978 in San Miguel de Tucumán) is an Argentine football defender who plays for Concepción FC.

Career[edit]

Saavedra started his playing career in 2000 in the Argentine 2nd division with Atlético Tucumán. Two years later he joined Quilmes and won promotion to the Argentine Primera with the club in 2003.

In 2005, he joined San Lorenzo but he returned to Quilmes after only one season. Following Quilmes' relegation the following season he joined Olimpo who were relegated the following season. In 2008, he joined newly promoted San Martín de Tucumán. On 23 November 2008 he scored his first goal for San Martín, a long range equalizer against Boca Juniors in a 1-2 defeat.[1] However, Saavedra suffered another top flight relegation with San Martín at the end of the 2008–09 season. Subsequently, the defender joined San Martín's town rivals Atlético Tucumán, recently promoted to the Primera División. Nonetheless, he returned to San Martín after suffering his fourth top flight relegation in a row while at Atlético.

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