Raúl González (footballer, born 1985)

Raúl Eduardo González Guzmán (born 28 June 1985 at Valencia, Venezuela), known as "El Pollo" is a Venezuelan footballer who currently plays for Cypriot side ASIL Lysi.

Raúl Gonzalez
Personal information
Full name Raúl Eduardo González Guzmán
Date of birth (1985-06-28) June 28, 1985 (age 36)
Place of birth Valencia, Venezuela
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 7+12 in)
Position(s) Right Back, Right Winger
Club information
Current team
Number 70
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002–2005 Deportivo Italchacao
2005 Aragua 12 (0)
2006–2007 Caracas 28 (1)
2007–2008 Doxa Katokopia 28 (0)
2008–2010 Enosis Neon Paralimni 41 (2)
2010–2011 Apollon Limassol 19 (0)
2011–2012 Anagennisi Dherynia 10 (0)
2012 Carabobo 8 (0)
2012–2014 GKS Bełchatów 24 (0)
2014–2015 Dóxa Katokopia 29 (0)
2015–2016 Rozwój Katowice 27 (0)
2016–2017 P.O. Xylotymbou 28 (2)
2017–2019 Ayia Napa 33 (1)
2019– ASIL Lysi 18 (0)
National team
2011– Venezuela 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21 May 2020

This right-footed player plays preferably as Right Winger, but his good defense means that he also can be used as Right Back. Raul is the youngest brother of Héctor González also a known Venezuelan footballer. Raul, has the same name of the famous Spanish footballer Raúl González.

Club careerEdit

He formed almost integrally in the Social Center Ítalo Venezuelan of the city of Valencia. He debuted with the first team of the Deportivo Italchacao in 2002, participating even in Copa Libertadores. In 2004 received the call to form part of the Youthful National Selection that would participate in the 22a, edition of the South American Championship Under-20 "Youth of America" Colombia 2005, where Venezuela advanced to the final round and occupied the sixth position. In 2005, became a part of the Aragua FC where is relegated almost completely during the six months to the banking, with very little participation. In January 2006 signed with the Caracas FC, one of the successful and largest teams of the country, where obtained its first championship in spite of not include the ownership to a large extent of the tournament. In January 2007 was yielded to the Portuguesea FC. That same year and product of its great action in the tournament closure becomes a part of the list of Venezuelan footballers abroad when receives an offering of Doxa Katokopia club recently promoted to the Cypriot First Division. The player actually plays in Enosis Neon Paralimni FC also a team from the Cypriot First Division. In 2010 the player transfer to the Cup - Winners 2010 in Cyprus Apollon Limassol.

Ahead of the 2019/20 season, González joined ASIL Lysi.[1]


  1. ^ DEAL με έξι!, kerkida.net, 22 July 2019

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