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Charles Aránguiz

Charles Aránguiz
Personal information
Full nameCharles Mariano Aránguiz Sandoval
Date of birth (1989-04-17) April 17, 1989 (age 25)
Place of birthPuente Alto, Santiago, Chile
Height1.71 m (5 ft 7 12 in)
Playing positionMidfielder
Club information
Current clubUniversidad de Chile
Youth career
2000–2001Universidad de Chile
Senior career*
2007Cobresal (loan)14(1)
2011–Universidad de Chile91(18)
National team
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 20 October 2013.
† Appearances (Goals).

Charles Mariano Aránguiz Sandoval (born April 17, 1989, in Puente Alto, Chile) is a Chilean football midfielder who plays for Universidad de Chile.[1]

An international Chilean player, with a good sense of tactics, impressive stamina and intelligent playmaking, marking and passing abilities, he is considered one of the best midfielders in the Chilean top division. Aranguiz can play as a defensive, centre or even as a right wing midfielder.

He was one of the key players in the Universidad de Chile 2011 squad that went on to win the 2011 Copa Sudamericana, which was achieved after a brilliant performance, where the Chilean team remained unbeaten for the entire tournament.


Early life

He was born in Puente Alto in Diego Portales neighborhood. He started to play football in Universidad de Chile and then he left the club to join Cobreloa Academy when he was 13 years old.[2]

He made his debut in 2006, against Cobresal. His first goal in 1st División was against Ohiggins de Rancagua in 2006.

International career

He participated in Milk Cup in 2007.

In 2008 he participated in Toulon Tournament, Milk Cup, and the Kupa Talents Cup.

He participated for the U-20 Chile Team in 2009 South American Youth Championship; there he scored 1 goal in the championship, by a free kick.

International goals

# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 2 June 2012 Estadio Hernando Siles, La Paz, Bolivia  Bolivia 0-1 0-2 2014 World Cup qualification
2. 9 June 2012 Estadio José Antonio Anzoátegui, Puerto La Cruz, Venezuela  Venezuela 0-2 0-2 2014 World Cup qualification


External links

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