Roberto Nurse

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Nurse and the second or maternal family name is Anguiano.
Roberto Nurse
Personal information
Full name Roberto Antonio Nurse Anguiano
Date of birth (1983-12-16) 16 December 1983 (age 33)
Place of birth Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
Height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Number 20
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002–2003 Colibríes 3 (0)
2003 Zacatepec 27 (10)
2004–2005 Querétaro 38 (14)
2005–2006 León 19 (11)
2005–2006 Atlante 13 (0)
2006–2008 Querétaro 51 (18)
2006 Celaya (loan) 10 (3)
2008 Chivas USA 5 (0)
2009 Veracruz 12 (1)
2010–2011 Cruz Azul Hidalgo 46 (16)
2011–2012 La Piedad 30 (20)
2012–2015 UAT 80 (38)
2015 Sinaloa (loan) 17 (14)
2015–2016 Sinaloa 15 (4)
2016– Zacatecas 35 (27)
National team
2014– Panama 14 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 7 November 2015.

Roberto Antonio Nurse Anguiano (born 16 December 1983) is a Mexican-born Panamanian footballer who currently plays for Mineros de Zacatecas on loan from Dorados de Sinaloa in Mexico's Ascenso MX and the Panama national football team.

Club career[edit]

Nurse is a three-year veteran of the Primera División (First Division), having made his top-flight debut with Colibríes de Morelos in 2003 at aged 19. From 2003-2005 he spent two years in the Primera División A, Mexico’s second tier, with Cañeros de Zacatepec and Querétaro, before returning to the First Division in 2005, playing 13 games with Atlante. Nurse was Querétaro’s leading goalscorer in the Primera División A, registering a total of 17 goals between the Apertura 2007 and Clausura 2008 seasons.

Nurse signed for Chivas USA of Major League Soccer on 16 July 2008,[1] and made his debut in Chivas's SuperLiga game against Santos Laguna the same day; he made his MLS debut on 9 August 2008, against Kansas City Wizards.

Veracruz signed Nurse for the Clausura 2009 tournament and after spells at Cruz Azul Hidalgo and La Piedad he joined UAT in June 2012.[2] In December 2014 he moved on to Dorados de Sinaloa.[3]

International career[edit]

Born in Mexico to a Panamanian father and a Mexican mother,[4] Nurse was eligible to play for Mexico or Panama[5] and on 31 May 2014 he made his debut for the Panama national football team coming in as a substitute during a 1-1 tie against Serbia, and scored his first international goal for Panama on a 2-2 tie against Costa Rica during the 2014 Copa Centroamericana.

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Panama's goal tally first.
No Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 7 September 2014 Cotton Bowl, Dallas, Texas, United States  Costa Rica 2–0 2–2 2014 Copa Centroamericana
2. 14 November 2014 Estadio Cuscatlán, San Salvador, El Salvador  El Salvador 3–1 3–1 Friendly
3. 25 July 2015 PPL Park, Chester, Pennsylvania  United States 1–0 1(3)–1(2) 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup


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