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Paulo Chávez

Paulo Cesar Chavez
Personal information
Full namePaulo Cesar Chavez Quirarte
Date of birth (1976-01-07) 7 January 1976 (age 38)
Place of birthGuadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Height1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing positionMidfielder
Senior career*
2009–2011Club Necaxa62(4)
2012Dorados de Sinaloa14(0)
National team
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of September 1, 2012.
† Appearances (Goals).

Paulo Cesar "Tilon" Chavez Quirarte (born January 7, 1976[1] in Guadalajara, Jalisco) is a Mexican footballer.

He plays midfielder and is known for his precise passing and his speed.


Chavez debuted with Chivas on December 12, 1993 against Puebla F.C. where Chivas won 2-0. Since his debut, he started every single game for Chivas. He helped Chivas win the cup in Verano 1997 by scoring one of the six goals against Toros Neza. Chavez made his third stint with the club by participating in the SuperLiga. He recently stated that he only wants to play for the senior team only.

Other Mexican Clubs

In 2000, Chavez was transferred to CF Monterrey. He was a key player as he once was with Chivas. He would go on to play all of their games. In 2004, he would be transferred to CD Toluca where he saw little playing time. In 2005, Chavez would return to Chivas for the tournament Apertura 2005. Having little participation, he would register to play with CD Tapatio. In the tournament Apertura 2006, he would play for Monarcas Morelia with 707 minutes in 10 games. On January 3, 2007 he would return to CD Tapatio. In 2009 he joins Club Necaxa in the Liga de Ascenso and obtains the bi-campeonato with the team after scoaring a goal against Leon in the final. He was a big part in Necaxa going back to the first division.

Mexico National Team

Chavez was a huge part of Mexican national football team. He Represented his country in Copa America 1999. Unfortunately a very hard decision from Manuel Lapuente would leave him and David Oteo out the 1998 FIFA World Cup. In total he has made 30 appearances for the Mexican team.[1]

International goals

Goal Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. November 9, 1997 Mexico City, Mexico  Costa Rica 3–3 Draw 1998 FIFA World Cup qualification
2. June 9, 1999 Chicago, United States  Argentina 2–2 Draw Friendly


Season Team Title
Verano 1997 Mexico Chivas Primera División de México Clausura 2003 Mexico Monterrey Primera División de México|



External links

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