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Óscar Ferro

This name uses Spanish naming customs; the first or paternal family name is Ferro and the second or maternal family name is Gándara.
Óscar Ferro
Personal information
Full nameÓscar Julio Ferro Gándara
Date of birth (1967-03-02) March 2, 1967 (age 47)
Place of birthMontevideo, Uruguay
Height1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing positionGoalkeeper
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
1984–1995Peñarol
1995–1998Ferro Carril Oeste72(0)
1998–1999Sporting Cristal55(0)
1999–2000Compostela2(0)
2000Atlético Tucumán29(0)
2001Defensor3(0)
2001Guaraní
2002–2003Peñarol
National team
1988–1995Uruguay9(0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Óscar Julio Ferro Gándara (born 2 March 1967) is an Uruguayan retired footballer who played as a goalkeeper.

Club career

Born in Montevideo, Ferro started and finished his career with local and national giants C.A. Peñarol, winning five of his sixth national championships with the team in his first spell, which lasted 11 years. In 1995 he moved to Argentina and Ferro Carril Oeste, playing three seasons in the Primera División.

In the following years, in quick succession, Ferro represented Peru's Sporting Cristal, SD Compostela from Spain, Atlético Tucumán (Argentine second division), Defensor Sporting Club and Paraguayan side Club Guaraní. In 2002 the 35-year-old returned to his first club Peñarol, being part of the squad that won that year's league and retiring at the end of the next campaign.

International career

Ferro gained nine caps for Uruguay in seven years. He was selected for the teams that competed at the 1993 and 1995 Copa América tournaments – the latter ended in conquest for the Charrúas – but played backup on both occasions, to Robert Siboldi and Fernando Álvez respectively.

Honours

Club

Peñarol

Country

External links

  • Argentine League statistics (Spanish)
  • National team data (Spanish)
  • Óscar Ferro at National-Football-Teams.com
  • BDFutbol profile
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