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Gabriel Caballero

Gabriel Esteban Caballero Schiker (born 5 February 1971 in Rosario, Santa Fe, Argentina) is a Mexican-Argentine footballer professional football coach and former player who is the current manager of FC Juárez.

Gabriel Caballero
Personal information
Full name Gabriel Esteban Caballero Schiker
Date of birth (1971-02-05) 5 February 1971 (age 48)
Place of birth Rosario, Santa Fe, Argentina
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Midfielder, Forward
Club information
Current team
FC Juárez (manager)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1989–1994 Central Córdoba 99 (16)
1994–1995 Antofagasta 58 (22)
1995–1998 Santos Laguna 93 (27)
1998–2002 Pachuca 154 (28)
2002–2003 Atlas 40 (6)
2003–2004 Pachuca 46 (5)
2004–2005 Puebla 33 (3)
2005–2009 Pachuca 151 (22)
Total 674 (129)
National team
2001–2002 Mexico 8 (0)
Teams managed
2010–2011 Pachuca (Assistant coach)
2013 Pachuca
2015–2016 Cafetaleros de Tapachula
2016–2017 Dorados de Sinaloa
2017–2018 Cafetaleros de Tapachula
2018– FC Juárez
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 25 November 2009
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 17 August 2007



Caballero started playing in his native Argentina's Central Córdoba in 1989, and in 1993 he transferred to Chilean Antofagasta.

In 1995, he arrived in Mexico, and has played for Mexican teams such as Santos Laguna, Pachuca, Atlas and Puebla,[1] winning 6 championships (Santos Laguna, Pachuca), most recently with Pachuca on 27 May 2007. He announced his retirement on 18 November 2009.

International careerEdit

Caballero became a naturalized Mexican on 11 December 2001, and was later recruited to the national team, with whom he had the chance to play in his first World Cup in 2002, held in South Korea and Japan. Caballero appeared in all three of Mexico's first round matches, against Croatia, Ecuador, and Italy.[2]

Managing careerEdit

After his retirement announced his new job as Assistant coach from his last club, on 14 November 2012 he was announced as the new coach of C.F. Pachuca, after the club terminated their previous coach Hugo Sanchez.

Club honoursEdit



Santos Laguna

C.F. Pachuca


Dorados de Sinaloa

Cafetaleros de Tapachula


  1. ^ "Gabriel Caballero - Pachuca" Archived 4 March 2016 at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved on 15 June 2013.
  2. ^ FIFA. "FIFA Player Statistics: Gabriel CABALLERO". Retrieved on 15 June 2013.

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