Rolando Escobar

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Rolando Escobar
Personal information
Full name Rolando Emilio Escobar Batista
Date of birth (1981-10-24) 24 October 1981 (age 35)
Place of birth Panama City, Panama
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000–2003 Atlético Nacional 66 (14)
2004–2006 Municipal Chorrillo 55 (11)
2006–2007 Tauro 40 (8)
2007–2008 Deportivo Táchira 29 (5)
2008–2009 Caracas 33 (2)
2009 San Francisco 15 (3)
2010 Deportivo Lara 16 (2)
2011 Sporting San Miguelito 10 (1)
2012–2015 Deportivo Anzoátegui 104 (31)
2015 FC Dallas 12 (0)
National team
2003– Panama 40 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 03:21, 22 September 2015 (UTC).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 31 March 2015

Rolando Emilio Escobar Batista (born 24 October 1981) is a football midfielder who most recently played for Major League Soccer team FC Dallas.

Club career[edit]

A much-travelled midfielder, he has played for several teams in his native Panama as well for 4 different clubs in Venezuela. He won a league title with Deportivo Táchira,[1] then moved to Caracas[2] and played for Deportivo Lara and Deportivo Anzoátegui.[3]

In May 2015, Escobar joined compatriot Blas Pérez at Major League Soccer outfit FC Dallas.[4] Escobar was released in January 2016.[5]

International career[edit]

Escobar made his debut for Panama in an August 2003 friendly match against Bolivia and has, as of 10 June 2015, earned a total of 40 caps, scoring 1 goal. He represented his country in 5 FIFA World Cup qualification matches[6] and played at the 2007,[7] 2009[8] and 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cups.

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Panama's goal tally first.

Honors[edit]

Club[edit]

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