Francisco Pizarro (footballer)

Francisco Javier Pizarro Cartes (born 10 May 1989) is a Chilean footballer who plays for Colchagua as a striker.

Francisco Pizarro
Personal information
Full name Francisco Javier Pizarro Cartes
Date of birth (1989-05-10) 10 May 1989 (age 33)
Place of birth Osorno, Chile
Height 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Position(s) Forward
Club information
Current team
Colchagua
Number 10
Youth career
Universidad Católica
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2014 Universidad Católica 90 (16)
2013Cobreloa (loan) 17 (5)
2013O'Higgins (loan) 15 (4)
2014–2015 Barnechea 20 (2)
2015–2016 Unión La Calera 17 (0)
2016 Oman Club 0 (0)
2017 Potros UAEM 13 (0)
2018 Santiago Morning 4 (0)
2019 Colchagua 25 (11)
2020– Colchagua 10 (1)
National team
2008 Chile U23 4 (1)
2008–2012 Chile 3 (0)
2009 Chile U20 3 (0)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 21 September 2019

Club careerEdit

O'HigginsEdit

Pizarro in 2013 signed for O'Higgins on a one-year loan from Universidad Católica. On 10 December 2013, he won the Apertura 2013-14 with O'Higgins. In the tournament, he played in 15 of 18 matches and scored 4 goals.[1]

BarnecheaEdit

In 2014, he is signed by Barnechea for the 2014–15 Chilean Primera División season

International careerEdit

Pizarro represented Chile U23 at the 2008 Inter Continental Cup in Malaysia,[2] scoring a goal.[3] The next year he represented Chile U20 at the 2009 South American U-20 Championship.

At senior level, he has been capped three times.[4]

HonoursEdit

ClubEdit

Universidad Católica
O'Higgins

IndividualEdit

O'Higgins
  • Medalla Santa Cruz de Triana: 2014

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "El cielo se tiñó de celeste: ¡O'Higgins campeón!".
  2. ^ Olea, Nicolás (10 October 2021). "La olvidada selección chilena que dirigió Eduardo Berizzo en 2008, con Daúd Gazale, Osvaldo González y Roberto Cereceda". RedGol (in Spanish). Retrieved 14 October 2021.
  3. ^ "Chile goleó a Togo en la Copa Intercontinental de Malasia". alairelibre.cl (in Spanish). Cooperativa. 16 May 2008. Retrieved 14 October 2021.
  4. ^ "Francisco Pizarro". Partidos de la Roja (in Spanish). Retrieved 14 October 2021.

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