Rodrigo Barrera

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Rodrigo Barrera
Personal information
Full name Rodrigo Hernán Barrera Funes
Date of birth (1970-03-30) March 30, 1970 (age 47)
Place of birth Santiago, Chile
Height 1.70m (5ft 7½in)
Playing position Forward
Youth career
Universidad Católica
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1990–1995 Universidad Católica
1995–1996 Necaxa 17 (1)
1996 Universidad Católica
1997–2001 Universidad de Chile 49 (14)
2002 Universidad Católica 24 (5)
2004 Universidad de Chile 12 (2)
2005 Melipilla
2006 Palestino 12 (0)
National team
1993–1998 Chile 22 (5)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of November 15, 2008.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of November 15, 2008

Rodrigo Hernán Barrera Funes (born March 30, 1970) is a retired Chilean footballer.

Career[edit]

Barrera played mostly for Universidad Católica. He is nicknamed Chamuca.

A striker at Universidad Católica and Universidad de Chile, he helped the squad to its greatest triumphs. He also played for Necaxa in Mexico. Apart from universities, Barrera played in Palestino and Deportes Melipilla in Chile. He is notable for his pace.

Barrera played several years with Universidad Católica. Due to continuous changes, he left the club. In 2004, when Universidad de Chile became champion, he was hired again by the club. However, he remained with the squad for only the Clausura 2004 tournament.

National team[edit]

He played for the Chile national football team and was a participant at the 1998 FIFA World Cup. He was capped 22 times, scoring 6 goals between 1993 and 1998, including a brace in a 3-3 tie against Argentina.

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