Luis Alberto Monzón

Luis Alberto Monzón León (born 26 May 1970 in Asunción) is a retired football midfielder from Paraguay.

Luis Monzón
Personal information
Full name Luis Alberto Monzón León
Date of birth (1970-05-26) 26 May 1970 (age 50)
Place of birth Asunción, Paraguay
Position(s) Midfielder
Youth career
Olimpia Asunción
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1987–1991 Olimpia Asunción - (-)
1991–1994 Cruz Azul 14 (2)
1995–1996 Olimpia Asunción - (-)
1996 Huracán 6 (1)
1997–1998 Olimpia Asunción - (-)
1998 Nacional Montevideo - (-)
1999–2001 Olimpia Asunción - (-)
2002–2003 12 de Octubre - (-)
2004 Nacional Asunción - (-)
2005 General Caballero ZC - (-)
National team
1991–1993 Paraguay 17 (4)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Club careerEdit

Monzón started his career in the youth divisions of Olimpia and made his professional debut at the age of 16.[1] He was a key player in the Olimpia team that won the Copa Libertadores in 1990, and throughout his years with the club, he won several national and international championships, which made him one of the squad's most emblematic players. He also played in Mexico for Cruz Azul, in Argentina for Club Atlético Huracán and a few Paraguayan teams before retiring.

International careerEdit

Monzón made his international debut for the Paraguay national football team on 27 February 1991 in a friendly match against Brazil (1-1). He obtained a total number of 17 international caps, scoring four goals for the national side. Monzón also played for the Paraguay national football team in the Copa America tournaments of 1991 and 1993.[2][3]




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