Richard Blanco (footballer)

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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.

Richard Blanco
Personal information
Full name Richard José Blanco Delgado
Date of birth (1982-01-21) 21 January 1982 (age 39)
Place of birth La Guaira, Venezuela
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Position(s) Striker
Club information
Current team
Academia Puerto Cabello
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2005 Italchacao 20 (5)
2006–2007 San Marino 17 (8)
2007 Carabobo 23 (7)
2008 Estrella Roja 29 (14)
2009–2011 Deportivo Petare 84 (33)
2012 O'Higgins 26 (9)
2013–2016 Mineros de Guayana 122 (59)
2016 Zamora 18 (9)
2017–2020 Mineros de Guayana 120 (52)
2021– Academia Puerto Cabello 0 (0)
National team
2011– Venezuela 13 (2)
* 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

CareerEdit

O'HigginsEdit

In 2012, Blanco was runner-up with O'Higgins, after lose the final against Universidad de Chile in the penalty shoot-out.[1]

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.[2]

On December 12, 2012, Blanco was signed for Mineros de Guayana.

International careerEdit

Blanco has played in the Venezuela national football team since 2010, scoring 2 goals.

International goalsEdit

HonoursEdit

Mineros de Guayana

ReferencesEdit

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