Robert Arboleda

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Robert Arboleda
Robert Arboleda - 16 de setembro de 2018.jpg
Arboleda with São Paulo in 2018
Personal information
Full name Robert Abel Arboleda Escobar
Date of birth (1991-10-22) 22 October 1991 (age 30)
Place of birth Esmeraldas, Ecuador
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)
Position(s) Centre-back
Club information
Current team
São Paulo
Number 5
Youth career
2007–2009 Olmedo
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010 Olmedo 0 (0)
2011 Municipal Cañar 6 (1)
2011–2012 Grecia 38 (2)
2013–2014 LDU Loja 61 (5)
2015–2017 Universidad Católica 51 (11)
2017– São Paulo 103 (6)
National team
2016– Ecuador 27 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 26 December 2021
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 3 July 2021

Robert Abel Arboleda Escobar (born 22 October 1991) is an Ecuadorian professional footballer who plays as a centre-back for Brazilian club São Paulo FC and the Ecuador national team.[1]

Career[edit]

São Paulo[edit]

On 21 June 2017 São Paulo signed Arboleda from Universidad Católica in a US$2 million transfer.[2][3]

International career[edit]

He made his debut for Ecuador on 26 May 2016 in a match against the United States.[4]

Personal life[edit]

In his childhood days, Arboleda was fan of international Brazilian players Ronaldo, Ronaldinho, and Juninho Pernambucano. He almost became a policeman before he decided to pursue his football career.[5]

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of 4 December 2019.
Club Season League National Cup Continental Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Municipal Cañar 2011[6] Segunda Categoría 6 1 10 4 16 5
Grecia 2011[6] Serie B 6 0 6 0
2012[6] 32 2 32 2
Total 38 2 38 2
LDU Loja 2013[6] Serie A 20 4 5[a] 0 25 4
2014[6] 41 1 41 1
Total 61 5 5 0 66 5
Universidad Católica 2015[6] Serie A 1 0 2[a] 0 3 0
2016[6] 33 7 2[a] 0 35 7
2017[6] 17 4 2[a] 0 19 4
Total 51 11 6 0 57 11
São Paulo 2017[7] Série A 23 3 23 3
2018[7] 26 0 3 0 2[a] 0 9[b] 1 40 1
2019[7] 29 1 1 0 2[c] 0 13[b] 1 45 1
Total 78 4 4 0 4 0 22 2 108 6
Career total 234 23 4 0 15 0 32 6 285 29
  1. ^ a b c d e Appearance(s) in Copa Sudamericana.
  2. ^ a b Appearance(s) in Campeonato Paulista.
  3. ^ Appearance(s) in Copa Libertadores.

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Ecuador's goal tally first.[4]
No Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 22 February 2017 Estadio George Capwell, Guayaquil, Ecuador  Honduras 2–1 3–1 Friendly
2. 17 November 2020 Estadio Rodrigo Paz Delgado, Quito, Ecuador  Colombia 1–0 6–1 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification

Honours[edit]

São Paulo

References[edit]

  1. ^ ESPNFC Profile
  2. ^ "Clube equatoriano anuncia venda de Arboleda para o São Paulo" (in Portuguese). Globoesporte.com. 21 June 2017. Retrieved 24 October 2019.
  3. ^ "Arboleda assina com São Paulo até 2020; Petros é esperado na terça" (in Portuguese). Lance.com.br. 26 June 2019. Retrieved 24 October 2019.
  4. ^ a b Robert Arboleda at National-Football-Teams.com
  5. ^ Em alta no São Paulo, Arboleda quase se tornou policial e imitava Ronaldo
  6. ^ a b c d e f g h "Arboleda Escobar Robert Abel" (in Spanish). Ecuadorian Football Federation. Retrieved 10 April 2019.
  7. ^ a b c Robert Arboleda at Soccerway. Retrieved 10 April 2019.

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