Óscar Jiménez (footballer, born 1979)

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Óscar Jiménez
Personal information
Full name Óscar Armando Jiménez Campos
Date of birth (1979-04-18) April 18, 1979 (age 40)
Place of birth Ilopango, El Salvador
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position(s) Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Municipal Ilopaneco
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1998–2003 Atlético Marte
2003–2005 Platense
2005–2006 Real San Martín
2006–2007 Once Municipal
2007–2008 FAS
2008–2009 Alianza
2009–2011 Isidro Metapán
2011 Luis Ángel Firpo
2012 Once Municipal
2012–2016 Juventud Independiente[1]
2016 Chalatenango[2]
2017 UES 18[3] (0)
2017– Municipal Ilopaneco 0 (0)
National team
2008–2009 El Salvador 24 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Óscar Armando Jiménez Campos (born April 18, 1979 in Ilopango, El Salvador) is a Salvadoran professional footballer.[4][5][6][7][8]

Club career[edit]

Jiménez started his career at Atlético Marte in 1998 and joined Second Division side Platense in 2003. He moved to Real San Martín, also in the second tier two years later, only to sign for Premier Division outfit Once Municipal in 2006.[9] He kept switching clubs every year, playing for FAS and Alianza before ending up at Isidro Metapán.[10]

International career[edit]

Jiménez received his first call up to the national team in January 2008. He officially got his first cap on January 22, 2008 in a friendly match against Belize and he has, as of June 2011, earned a total of 24 caps, scoring no goals. He has represented his country in 7 FIFA World Cup qualification matches[11] and played at the 2009 UNCAF Nations Cup.[12]

His final international was an August 2009 friendly match against Colombia.


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