Felipe Nery Franco

Felipe Nery Franco (born 26 May 1959 in Itacurubí de la Cordillera) is a former football striker from Paraguay.

Felipe Nery Franco
Personal information
Full name Felipe Nery Franco
Date of birth (1959-05-26) 26 May 1959 (age 61)
Place of birth Itacurubí de la Cordillera, Paraguay
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Position(s) Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Cerro Porteño
1982–1985 Elche CF
1985–1986 Cartagena FC
1986–1988 Unión Magdalena
1988–1989 Cúcuta Deportivo
Olimpia Asunción
Club Libertad
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

During his career, Franco played for teams such as Olimpia Asunción, Club Libertad and Deportivo Humaitá of Paraguay; and for Cúcuta Deportivo and Unión Magdalena of Colombia. While in Olimpia, he won important titles with the club, although he came in as a substitute most of the time. Franco's biggest achievement as a striker came in 1992, when he was the topscorer in the Paraguayan 1st division with 13 goals.[1]


  1. ^ Paraguay - List of Topscorers at RSSSF by Juan Pablo Andrés and Eli Schmerler