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Denis Caniza


Denis Ramon Caniza Acuna is a Paraguayan football defender, who is a regular in the Paraguay national football team. He started his career in Olimpia of Paraguay. He also played in Lanus of Argentina, Santos Laguna, Atlas and Cruz Azul of Mexico. He currently plays for Olimpia

Caniza has always been a regular in the Paraguay national football team because of his versatility, as he can play as a side defender or as a centre-back. After the 2006 FIFA World Cup, Caniza announced his retirement from the Paraguay national team. However, when coach Gerardo Martino took the helm of the national team Caniza was called back and accepted to return to play for Paraguay. After Gerardo Martino took the head coach job in the Paraguay national football team, Caniza was voted for his teammates to become the captain of the team, so every time he plays (when he is not injured or suspended) he captains the Paraguay national football team.

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Denis Caniza stats in Mexico's 1st Division

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