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Antolín Alcaraz
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Alcaraz with Everton in 2014
Personal information
Full name Antolín Alcaraz Viveros
Date of birth 30 July 1982 (1982-07-30) (age 39)
Place of birth San Roque González, Paraguay
Height 1.87 m
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current club Olimpia
Number 21
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1998–2001 Teniente Fariña
2001–2002 Racing Club 0 (0)
2002 Fiorentina (loan) 0 (0)
2003–2007 Beira-Mar 112 (5)
2007–2010 Club Brugge 68 (5)
2010–2013 Wigan Athletic 69 (3)
2013–2015 Everton 14 (0)
2015–2016 Las Palmas 6 (1)
2016–2018 Libertad 74 (2)
2019– Olimpia 29 (4)
National team
2008–2012 Paraguay 23 (2)
  • Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23 February 2020.
† Appearances (Goals).

Antolín Alcaraz Viveros (born 30 July 1982) is a Paraguayan professional footballer who plays for Club Olimpia as a central defender.

He rarely settled with a team in his early career, before signing in 2003 with Beira-Mar and remaining with the club five seasons, after which he joined Club Brugge. He then spent five years in the Premier League, mainly in service of Wigan Athletic; after one year in Spain with Las Palmas, he returned to his country.

Alcaraz represented Paraguay at the 2010 World Cup and the 2011 Copa América, helping them to the final of the latter tournament.

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