Ramón Cardozo

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Ramón Cardozo
Personal information
Full name Ramón Idalecio Cardozo
Date of birth (1986-04-23) 23 April 1986 (age 31)
Place of birth Villarrica, Paraguay
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Youth career
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2012 Tacuary 92 (18)
2007 Penafiel (loan) 7 (1)
2010 Cerro Porteño (loan) 18 (4)
2012 León Huánuco (loan) 19 (6)
2013–2014 Nacional 16 (2)
2013–2014 Vitória Setúbal (loan) 20 (6)
2014–2016 Moreirense 25 (3)
2016–2017 Deportivo Capiatá 4 (1)
2017– Independiente 7 (1)
National team
2011 Paraguay 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 2 April 2017.

Ramón Idalecio Cardozo (born 23 April 1986) is a Paraguayan professional footballer who plays for Independiente F.B.C. as a forward.

Club career[edit]

Born in Villarrica, Guairá, Cardozo played most of his professional career with Tacuary. In January 2007 he was loaned to F.C. Penafiel in Portugal, being sparingly used by the second division club during his five-month spell, in an eventual eighth-place finish.

Cardozo returned to Portugal in 2013, going on to represent, always in the Primeira Liga, Vitória F.C. and Moreirense FC. Three years later he moved back to his country, signing with Deportivo Capiatá.

International career[edit]

Cardozo earned his only cap for Paraguay on 25 May 2011, coming on as a 77th-minute substitute for Pablo Zeballos in a 2–4 friendly loss against Argentina in Resistencia, Chaco.[1]

Personal life[edit]

In spite of the same surname, a similar nickname ("Tacuarita") and physical resemblance, Cardozo is not related to Óscar Cardozo, who is also a footballer and a forward who played with team and individual success with S.L. Benfica, and was also a longtime Paraguayan international.[2]


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