Virginio Cáceres

Virginio Cáceres Villalba (born 21 May 1962 in Itacurubí del Rosario) is a retired football defender from Paraguay.

Virginio Cáceres
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Virginio Cáceres in 2017.
Personal information
Full name Virginio Cáceres Villalba
Date of birth (1962-05-21) 21 May 1962 (age 58)
Place of birth Itacurubí del Rosario, Paraguay
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Position(s) Defender
Youth career
1979–1984 Sampedrana
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1984–1989 Guaraní 155 (22)
1990–2002 Olimpia 402 (50)
National team
1985–1989 Paraguay 45 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Cáceres started his career in the regional league team from the San Pedro Department and arrived in Asunción at the start of 1984 and signed for Club Guaraní. He soon made an impact and helped the team capture the 1984 Paraguayan league title. In 1990, he signed for Olimpia Asunción, where he would eventually play until his retirement in 2002. In his at Olimpia he won several national and international titles that established him as one of the club's important players.

Virginio Cáceres was also of the Paraguay national football team that participated in the 1986 FIFA World Cup. Virginio also played several Copa America tournaments representing Paraguay.

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