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Juan Carlos Letelier


Juan Carlos Letelier

This name uses Spanish naming customs; the first or paternal family name is Letelier and the second or maternal family name is Pizarro.
Juan Carlos Letelier
Personal information
Full nameJuan Carlos Letelier Pizarro
Date of birth (1959-05-20) May 20, 1959 (age 55)
Place of birthValparaíso, Chile
Height1.79 m (5 ft 10 12 in)
Playing positionStriker
Senior career*
1978–1980Santiago Wanderers
1981Audax Italiano
1988Independiente Medellín
1989–1990Deportes La Serena
1991Cruz Azul21(1)
1991Deportes Antofagasta
1992–1993Caracas FC
1993Santiago Wanderers
1994Sporting Cristal
1995Deportes La Serena22(1)
National team
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* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 26 September 2008.
† Appearances (Goals).

Juan Carlos Letelier Pizarro (born May 20, 1959 in Valparaíso) is a former football striker from Chile, who was nicknamed "Pato" and/or "Lete". He played for his native country at the 1982 FIFA World Cup in Spain. He played 57 times for his country scoring 18 goals between 1979 and 1989, scoring the last goal against Algeria at the 1982 World Cup.[1]

During his club career Letelier played professional football in Chile, Colombia, Brazil, Mexico, Peru and Venezuela.

National team

Played for the Chilean team for a decade. Appearances and goals: 57 games and 18 goals (between 1979 and 1989) Last Game: 03/09/1989 vs. Brazil




External links

  • Juan Carlos Letelier stats at Medio (Spanish)
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