Richard Blanco (footballer)
Richard José Blanco Delgado Spanish pronunciation: [riˈtʃaɾθ xoˈse ˈβlaŋko], (born 21 January 1982) is a Venezuelan footballer that currently plays for Primera División club Academia Puerto Cabello as striker.
|Full name||Richard José Blanco Delgado|
|Date of birth||21 January 1982|
|Place of birth||La Guaira, Venezuela|
|Height||1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|Academia Puerto Cabello|
|2013–2016||Mineros de Guayana||122||(59)|
|2017–2020||Mineros de Guayana||120||(52)|
|2021–||Academia Puerto Cabello||0||(0)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 15 July 2012|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 30 March 2016
He participated with the club in the 2012 Copa Sudamericana where they faced Cerro Porteño, being eliminated in the first round. Blanco scored two goals in the first leg in Rancagua, and was chosen the Best Player of the Week.
On December 12, 2012, Blanco was signed for Mineros de Guayana.
Blanco has played in the Venezuela national football team since 2010, scoring 2 goals.
|1||4 February 2015||Estadio Olímpico Metropolitano, San Pedro Sula, Honduras||Honduras||0–1||2–3||Friendly|
|2||12 November 2015||Estadio Hernando Siles, La Paz, Bolivia||Bolivia||4–2||4–2||2018 FIFA World Cup qualification|
- Mineros de Guayana
- Venezuelan Primera División: 2013–14 Apertura