Vladimir Soria

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Soria and the second or maternal family name is Camacho.
Vladimir Soria
Personal information
Full name Vladimir Soria Camacho
Date of birth (1964-07-15) July 15, 1964 (age 52)
Place of birth Cochabamba, Bolivia
Height 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1985–2000 Bolívar 451 (52)
National team
1989–2001 Bolivia 51 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of February 2008.

Vladimir Soria Camacho (born July 15, 1964 in Cochabamba) is a retired Bolivian football midfielder and the current Assistant First Team Coach of Club Bolívar.

Club career[edit]

At club level Soria was a one-club man, playing his entire career for Bolívar, where he won 8 national titles. He played in 451 games netting 52 goals. He also participated in 93 Copa Libertadores matches and scored 4 goals.[1] Soria is third player with more appearances in the history of this international competition.[2]

National team[edit]

Between 1989 and 2000 Soria has earned 51 caps and one goal for the Bolivia national football team.[3] Among the most important tournaments at international level, Soria played in the 1994 FIFA World Cup and Copa America 1997, where he was the national team's captain. His only goal came in a 1998 FIFA World Cup Qualifier on February 12, 1997 against Chile, when he opened the score in the 27th minute.

Managerial career[edit]

After retiring as a player in 2000, he had a short spell as Bolívar's manager. Years later, Soria also managed Wilstermann and Real Potosí.




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