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Nelson "Pipino" Rafael Cuevas Amarilla is a Paraguayan footballer, who plays as a second forward. He currently plays for Olimpia Asuncion.
Cuevas started his career at Club Atletico Tembetary, a lower division club from Paraguay, before moving to River Plate of Argentina in 1998. He will forever be remembered by River fans for his memorable goals against Racing and Boca, the first resulting in River's championship win. In the 2004-2005 season he was transferred to Club America of Mexico, who loaned him out to Pachuca where he was champion in the year 2006. He then returned to Club America.
Cuevas represented Paraguay at the 2002 World Cup, scoring two superb crucial goals in Paraguay's final group match, a 3-1 win over Slovenia. Without the two goals, South Africa would have progressed to the second round at Paraguay's expense on goal difference. Cuevas was also in the National team in the Germany 2006 World Cup, and scored the second goal in the 2-0 Paraguay victory over Trinidad & Tobago after an assist by teammate Roque Santa Cruz. Despite the win, Paraguay failed to advance to the second round.
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