Rafael Figueroa

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Rafael Figueroa
Personal information
Full name Rafael Alejandro Figueroa Gómez
Date of birth (1983-03-14) March 14, 1983 (age 34)
Place of birth Torreón, Coahuila, Mexico
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Club Universidad de Guadalajara
Number 19
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005– Santos Laguna 235 (7)
2015– Club Universidad de Guadalajara 32 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 7 September 2013.

Rafael Alejandro Figueroa Gómez (born March 14, 1983 in Torreón, Coahuila) is a Mexican defender. He currently plays for Club Universidad de Guadalajara in the Ascenso MX.

Club career[edit]

With more than 100 caps in First Division, one has become an unquestionable player. Without being a virtuos he is highly effective and is a fundamental piece of the remaining of Santos Laguna in Primera División de México, as well as of the first place and second place of the Apertura 2007 and Clausura 2008 respectively. Rafa Figueroa passed a long process in the inferior divisions and the First Division, with Estudiantes de Santander in 2003 - 2004 and With Leon in 2004-2005 to make debut finally the 20 of August 2005 in Culiacán, game that Santos won 3-0. He began playing like a lateral, at a time at which Santos were perforated with little budget and many players from the institution. Nevertheless, he is the only one that remained after the reorganization of the club.


Santos Laguna

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