José Luis Chilavert

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Birthday
27, 1965
Birthplace
Paraguay
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
27, 1965 (age 54)
Birthplace
Paraguay

About

Paraguayan goalkeeper whose long, successful career spanned from 1982 to 2004. He made 74 appearances for the Paraguayan national team and spent the bulk of his club career with San Lorenzo and Velez Sarsfield.

Before Fame

He began his career at 17 with the second-division club Sportivo Luqueno.

Trivia

He became known for his fiery temper that got him into an on-field brawl with Colombian forward Faustino Aprilla.

Family Life

He grew up in Luque, Paraguay.

Associated With

He was named IFFHS World's Best Goalkeeper three times in his career. Iker Casillas won the honor for the fifth time in 2012.