|Full name||Mauricio Fernando Aros Bahamonde|
|Date of birth||9 March 1976|
|Place of birth||Punta Arenas, Chile|
|Height||1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)|
|1998–2001||Universidad de Chile||103||(3)|
|2002–2003||Maccabi Tel Aviv||15||(0)|
|2007–2009||U. de Concepción||44||(7)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of February 29, 2008|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of June 7, 2007
Aros began his career in the youth squads of Deportes Concepción and debuted as a professional in 1995. In 1998, Aros left the club for Universidad de Chile and won two Primera División Chilean Championships and two Copa Chile trophies with the club.
In 2001, he signed for Dutch club Feyenoord. He won the 2001–02 UEFA Cup with the club, as an unused substitute in the final, but did not receive regular playing time. In 2002, Aros was loaned to Israeli club Maccabi Tel Aviv and in 2003 he was loaned to Saudi club Al-Hilal.
Aros made his international debut for Chile on April 29, 1998 against Lithuania. He was a participant at the 1998 FIFA World Cup with Chile. He only played in one game at the '98 World Cup, which was in the Round of 16 match versus Brazil. Aros participated in three Copa América's (1999, 2001, and 2004). In the 1999 Copa América, Chile made it to the semifinals against Uruguay. The game went to penalties and Aros missed the second penalty shot, which would prove to be the decisive penalty for Chile. Chile went on to lose the third place game versus Mexico. His last international match was against Costa Rica on July 14, 2004 in a group match of the 2004 Copa América. Aros finished his international career with 30 caps.
- Universidad de Chile
- Universidad de Concepción
- Mauricio Aros at National-Football-Teams.com