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Juan Manuel Vargas
Personal information
Full name Juan Manuel Vargas Risco
Date of birth 5 October 1983 (age 32)
Place of birth Magdalena del Mar, Peru
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Left wing back
Club information
Current team Burton Albion
Number 24
Youth career
1995–2001 Universitario
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002–2004 Universitario 69 (7)
2005–2006 Colon 53 (4)
2006–2008 Catania 69 (5)
2008–2015 Fiorentina 147 (17)
2012–2013 → Genoa (loan) 20 (0)
2015–2016 Betis 19 (2)
2016– Burton Albion 80 (6)
National team
2004– Peru 62 (4)

Juan Manuel Vargas Risco (born October 5, 1983) is an Peruvian professional footballer who currently plays for English Premier League club Burton Albion and the Peru national team.

Vargas formerly played for Spanish side Real Betis and Italian clubs Catania, Fiorentina and Genoa, the latter of which he spent a loan spell with.

At international level Vargas has represented Peru since 2004 and was named in his nations first World Cup squad for 36 years in 2018.

Career StatisticsEdit

ClubEdit

Club performance League Cup1 Continental Total
ClubLeagueSeason Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Universitario de Deportes Descentralizado 2002 331
2003 25230281
2004 416416
Total 6980030728
Colón Primera División 2004–05 18300183
2005–06 36100361
Total 5440000544
Catania Serie A 2006–07 33000330
2007–08 36541406
Total 6954100736
Fiorentina Serie A 2008–09 2730070343
2009–10 29530103428
2010–11 24400244
2011–12 24020260
Total 104125017312615
Genoa Serie A 2012–13 20000200
Fiorentina Serie A 2013–14 2444230316
2014–15 1911093294
Total 435521236010
Real Betis La Liga 2015–16 20221223
Burton Albion Championship 2016–17 425110111646
Premier League 2017–18 381140130651
2018–19 00000000
Total 8062502411297
Career total 4594241456755653
  • Cups include the FA Cup, EFL Cup, UEFA Super Cup, FIFA Club World Cup and FA Community Shield.

InternationalEdit

Peru national team
YearAppsGoals
200420
200540
200620
200762
200870
200961
201030
201181
201240
201370
201440
201580
2016142
2017103
201882
Total9311

International goalsEdit

International goals by date, venue, cap, opponent, score, result and competition
No. Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 12 September 2007Lima, PeruBolivia1–02–0Friendly
2 18 Novemebr 2007Lima, PeruBrazil1–11–12010 FIFA World Cup Qualification
3 7 June 2009Lima, PeruEcuador1–11–22010 FIFA World Cup Qualification
4 16 July 2011Córdoba, ArgentinaColombia2–02–0Copa América
5 8 June 2016Phoenix, United StatesEcuador2–02–2Copa América
6 10 November 2016Asunción, ParaguayParaguay4–14–12018 FIFA World Cup Qualification
7 13 June 2017Arequipa, PeruJamaica1–03–1Friendly
8 5 September 2017Quito, EcuadorEcuador1–02–12018 FIFA World Cup Qualification
9 24 March 2018Miami, United StatesCroatia2–02–0Friendly
10 3 June 2018St. Gallen, SwitzerlandSaudi Arabia1–03–0Friendly
11 26 June 2018Sochi, RussiaAustralia1–02–02018 FIFA World Cup