Roque Santa Cruz

Paraguayan footballer

Roque Santa Cruz (born 16 August 1981) is a Paraguayan football player. He plays for Manchester City.

Roque Santa Cruz
R. Santa Cruz Blackburn.jpg
Personal information
Full name Roque Luis Santa Cruz Cantero
Date of birth (1981-08-16) 16 August 1981 (age 38)
Place of birth Luque, Paraguay
Height 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Manchester City
Number 14
Youth career
1988-1998 Olimpia Asunción
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1998-1999
1999-2007
2007-2009
2009-
Olimpia Asunción
Bayern Munich
Blackburn Rovers
Manchester City
National team
1999-2009 Paraguay
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Club career statisticsEdit

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Club performance League CupLeague CupContinentalTotal
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals AppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
ParaguayLeague Cup League Cup South AmericaTotal
1998 Olimpia Asunción Primera División 9 3 - - - 9 3
1999 0 0 - - - 0 0
GermanyLeague DFB-Pokal Premiere Ligapokal EuropeTotal
1999/00 Bayern Munich Bundesliga 28 5 1 0 - 15 1 44 6
2000/01 18 5 - - 6 0 24 5
2001/02 22 5 - - 12 3 34 8
2002/03 14 5 - - 2 1 16 6
2003/04 29 5 - - 8 1 37 6
2004/05 2 0 - - - 2 0
2005/06 13 4 - - 2 0 15 4
2006/07 26 2 - - 7 1 33 3
EnglandLeague FA Cup Football League Cup EuropeTotal
2007/08 Blackburn Rovers Premier League 37 19 0 0 3 3 3 1 43 23
2008/09 20 4 4 1 3 1 - 27 6
2009/10 Manchester City Premier League
Country Paraguay 9 3 - - - 9 3
Germany 152 31 1 0 - 52 7 205 38
England 57 23 4 1 6 4 3 1 70 29
Total 218 57 5 1 6 4 55 8 284 70

International career statisticsEdit

[2][3]

Paraguay national team
YearAppsGoals
1999 8 4
2000 9 2
2001 4 1
2002 7 2
2003 5 1
2004 4 0
2005 5 3
2006 3 0
2007 12 5
2008 7 2
2009 2 0
Total 66 20

ReferencesEdit

  1. http://www.rovers.premiumtv.co.uk/page/ProfilesDetail/0,,10303~27926,00.html
  2. Strack-Zimmermann, Benjamin. "Roque Santa Cruz". www.national-football-teams.com.
  3. "Roque Luis Santa Cruz - Century of International Appearances". www.rsssf.com.