Oswaldo Sánchez

Oswaldo Sánchez
Oswaldo Sánchez
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Personal information
Full name Oswaldo Javier Sánchez Ibarra
Date of birth September 21, 1973 (1973-09-21) (age 38)
Place of birth Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Height 1.84 m (6 ft  12 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current club Santos Laguna
Number 1
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1993–1996 Atlas 81 (0)
1996–1999 Club America 76 (0)
1999–2007 Guadalajara 272 (0)
2007– Santos Laguna 173 (0)
National team
1993 Mexico U-20 4 (0)
1996–2011 Mexico 99[1] (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of May 25, 2010.
† Appearances (Goals).

Oswaldo Javier Sánchez Ibarra (born September 21, 1973 in Guadalajara, Jalisco) is a Mexican footballer. He plays as a goalkeeper for Santos Laguna in the Mexican Primera Division, where he is also the team captain. He also has 99 caps for Mexico including his farewell match on October 11th, 2011.

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Club career

Early career

Oswaldo Sanchez debuted with F.C. Atlas at the age of 15 on October 30, 1988 against Chelsea F.C. where the teams tied the game at 1–1. He debuted by entering as a sub when the goalkeeper injured himself in a strong accidental play. Two years after his debut, he was a starter on the team and led Atlas to the Quarterfinals where they were eliminated by CD Veracruz. In the summer of 1996, Sánchez was transferred to Club América. The following season, Sánchez was benched and replaced as goalkeeper by Hugo Pineda. Sánchez played three out of 19 games, including the quarterfinals where América was eliminated by Monarcas Morelia. The following season, Sánchez went back into the starting line-up and led America. In the summer of 1999, Sánchez left América for Chivas de Guadalajara.

Chivas de Guadalajara

At Chivas de Guadalajara, Sánchez became the team's captain. Since 1999, he helped the team to the playoffs seven times, including one wild card, and the team was only eliminated three times out of eleven seasons. Throughout his career at Guadalajara, he has stayed the preferred goalkeeper in the team under 10 different coaches.

Sánchez scored a goal in the 2000 Copa Merconorte match against Club Deportivo El Nacional of Ecuador.[2]

Santos Laguna

In 2007 he signed a contract onto Santos Laguna and he has played against his ex-team and ex-team members Chivas de Guadalajara in a 3-2 loss. In the first season with Santos, he led them to the Quarterfinals of the Clausura 2007 tournament.

International career

Sánchez played for the Mexican Youth National team in 1993's international FIFA World Youth Championship in Australia Coached by Juan de Dios Castillo. Sánchez has also constantly been called up[vague] to play for the Mexican national team since his debut in 1996, against Bolivia. He has been part of three FIFA World Cups, in France 1998, Argentine Coach Ricardo la Volpe called up Sánchez once again on April 2, 2006, to be the starting goalkeeper for the Mexican National Team in the 2006 FIFA World Cup in Germany. During preparing for the 2006 World Cup, Sánchez father died of a heart attack on June 7, aged 56. Sánchez flew home to Guadalajara, but he returned to Germany in time for the team's first game against Iran, which they won by a score of 3-1.[3]

In 2007, he was called up once again by new coach Hugo Sanchez to play for Mexico in the Gold Cup and Copa América 2007. Sánchez was selected to represent Mexico in friendlies against Ghana and China, his 1st callups since the Copa América 2007.

Sánchez played his 100th international match for Mexico on October 11th, 2011 in a 2–1 loss to Brazil. He was substituted by Alfredo Talavera in the 88th minute, marking his official national football retirement.

Honours

Chivas

Santos Laguna

  • Primera Division de Mexico Clausura: 2008

International

Individual

References

External links

Sporting positions
Preceded by
Joel Sánchez
Chivas de Guadalajara captain
2000-2006
Succeeded by
Ramon Morales
Preceded by
Francisco Gabriel de Anda
Santos Laguna captain
2007 — Present
Succeeded by
Incumbent



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