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Fernando Correa

Fernando Correa
Personal information
Full name Fernando Edgardo Correa Ayala
Date of birth (1974-01-06) January 6, 1974
Place of birth Montevideo, Uruguay
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1991–1995 River Plate (Uruguay) 33 (13)
1995–2003 Atlético Madrid 132 (34)
1996–1998 Racing Santander (loan) 72 (27)
2003–2005 Mallorca 36 (8)
2005–2006 Valladolid 6 (1)
2006 River Plate (Uruguay) 10 (0)
2007 Shanghai Shenhua 4 (0)
2007–2009 Peñarol 25 (5)
2009–2011 River Plate (Uruguay) 35 (7)
National team
1994–2004 Uruguay 4 (0)
Teams managed
2011– River Plate (Uruguay) (assistant)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 1 August 2011.

† Appearances (goals)

Fernando Edgardo Correa Ayala (born 6 January 1974 in Montevideo) is a retired Uruguayan footballer. A striker, he played mostly for Spain's Atlético Madrid.

Contents

  • Club career 1
  • International career 2
  • Honours 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Club career

After four seasons with Club Atlético River Plate (Montevideo), Correa moved abroad to Atlético de Madrid, making his La Liga debut on 10 September 1995 against Racing de Santander. Incidentally, he would be loaned for two seasons to the Cantabria side, scoring 27 league goals in that period, enough to earn a return to the Spanish capital. There, however, he would never be more than a decent offensive backup, at least in the first division; he did form an efficient offensive partnership with countryman Diego Alonso in the 2001–02 season, as the Colchoneros returned to the top level after two years, combining for 35 league goals.

After a two-year stint with RCD Mallorca and six further games for Real Valladolid (Segunda División), Correa returned to Uruguay and River Plate, joining C.A. Peñarol after a short stint with China's Shanghai Shenhua FC.

In the 2009 summer, he rejoined his first professional club, River Plate, at the age of 35.

International career

An intermittent Uruguayan full international (one match in 1994, another in 1998 and two in 2004), Correa previously represented the nation at the 1993 FIFA World Youth Championship.

He made his debut for the national team on 19 October 1994 (aged 20), in a friendly match with Peru in the Estadio Nacional José Díaz in Lima, replacing Darío Silva in the 78th minute of the 1–0 win.[1]

Honours

References

  1. ^ Uruguay - International Matches 1991-1995; at RSSSF

External links

  • Stats at Liga de Fútbol Profesional (Spanish)
  • BDFutbol profile
  • National team data (Spanish)
  • Fernando Correa at National-Football-Teams.com
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