Víctor Velásquez

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Víctor Velásquez
Personal information
Full name Victor Manuel Velasquez Molina
Date of birth (1976-04-12) April 12, 1976 (age 39)
Place of birth La Unión, El Salvador
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1996–2001 Dragón
2001–2006 FAS 45 (4)
2006–2008 Alianza
2008–2009 Águila 29 (1)
2009–2010 Municipal Limeño 34 (1)
2010–2011 FAS 2 (2)
National team
1999–2007 El Salvador 54 (4)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of August 6, 2010.
† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of February 2007
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Velásquez and the second or maternal family name is Molina.

Víctor Manuel Velásquez Molina (born April 12, 1976 in La Unión) is a retired Salvadoran football player.

Club career[edit]

Velásquez started his career at Dragón in 1996 and left them after five years for Salvadoran giants FAS with whom he won five league titles. After another five years he moved to Alianza, only to join Águila in 2008. He then had a one-year spell with Municipal Limeño and rejoined FAS[1] for a final season before retiring.

International career[edit]

Velásquez made his debut for El Salvador in a May 1999 friendly match against Colombia and has earned a total of 54 caps, scoring 4 goals. He has represented his country in 10 FIFA World Cup qualification matches[2] and played at the 2001,[3] 2003,[4] 2005[5] and 2007 UNCAF Nations Cups[6] as well as at the 2002[7] and 2003 CONCACAF Gold Cups.

His final international game was a February 2007 UNCAF Nations Cup match against Guatemala.

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list El Salvador's goal tally first.
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 13 February 2003 Estadio Rommel Fernández, Panama City, Panama  Nicaragua 2-0 3-0 2003 UNCAF Nations Cup
2 28 January 2004 Estadio Cuscatlán, San Salvador, El Salvador  Panama 1-1 1-1 Friendly match
3 13 June 2004 Estadio Cuscatlán, San Salvador, El Salvador  Bermuda 2-1 2-1 2006 FIFA World Cup qualification
4 18 August 2004 Estadio Cuscatlán, San Salvador, El Salvador  Panama 1-0 2-1 2006 FIFA World Cup qualification


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