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Jorge Alberto Rojas


Jorge Alberto Rojas is a Venezuelan footballer who currently plays for Deportivo Tachira.

After playing for several small clubs in Venezuela, Rojas began to establish himself as one of the nations top players while at Caracas FC. Following his successful first stint at Caracas, which included two league titles, Rojas joined Ecuadorean power Emelec in 2003, that season he was selected as the top foreign player in the league. Rojas than briefly returned to Caracas before joining Colombian club Atletico Nacional. While at Nacional Rojas helped the club to the 2005 Apertura Championship, and was considered one of the top players in the league.

Following his successful stint with Nacional, Rojas returned for his third stint with Caracas FC guiding the club to back to back league titles in 2006 and 2007. At the conclusion of the 2007 campaign he returned to Colombia to play for America de Cali,while at Cali he appeared in 22 matches, notching 4 goals (3 from the penalty spot). Following the Colombian league season, Rojas was sold to Union Atletico Maracaibo. He scored his first goal with Maracaibo in a 1-2 defeat to his former club Caracas FC. While at Maracaibo, Rojas participated in a famous 1-1 draw against Boca Juniors in the 2008 Copa Libertadores. He also led Maracaibo to the final of the Copa de Venezuela where his club would lose the series to Aragua Futbol Club on away goals.

Related websites

rsssf: Venezuela record international players

MLS player profile

National Football Teams profile

International statistics at rsssf

BDFA profile

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