Salvador Cabanas Ortega is a Paraguayan football striker who plays for Club America in the Mexican Primera Division. A prolific and natural goalscorer, he is known for his array of skills on the field such as excellent heading, accurate shooting with either foot, receptions in tight spaces, and a combination of technique, power and positional sense.
Cabanas started his career at Paraguayan club 12 de Octubre, where he was promoted to the first division by then coach Alicio Solalinde, scoring a hugely impressive 17 goals in his first season. He moved to a different team, Guarani, where he had a brief stint before moving to Audax Italiano of Chile. In the 2003 Apertura tournament of the Chilean Primera Division Cabanas netted an impressive 18 goals and was the top goalscorer.
Afterwards, he joined Jaguares of Mexico from Audax Italiano before the Mexican 2003 Apertura tournament. That season, Cabanas went on to play in 18 games for the team, scoring five goals. He came into his own in the 2004 Clausura however, as he scored 15 goals in 20 games for the club. He would lead the club in goals again in the 2004 Apertura, with eight in 16 matches.
A closer look at Cabanas
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Paraguay striker Cabanas shot in bar attack
Soccer star Salvador Cabanas in critical but stable condition after shooting
Cabanas leva tiro na cabeca em tentativa de assalto e corre risco de morte
Balon de Oro 2008 - Entrega FMF Balon de Oro del Apertura 2007 y Clausura 2008
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