Footballer Claudio Pizarro: career Peruvian striker

Claudio Pizarro - known Peruvian professional footballer who currently plays as a striker in the German club "Werder Bremen" (Bremen) and the national team of Peru. In the world of football has been gaining popularity because of its ability to score a lot of goals. Claudio Pizarro - a born 'goalscorer. " Ramming his football style is a benchmark of stability - in every season game Peruvian scored at least 12 goals (except for a career in the "Chelsea", where Claudio rarely went on the field). Throughout his career he played for such clubs: "Deportivo Pesquero", "Alianza Lima" (both from Peru), "Chelsea" (England) and "Bayern Munich" (Germany). In the German Bundesliga in total he won 19 trophies, 17 of which are mined in the "Bavaria".

Records and achievements footballer

October 23, 2010 Pizarro set a new personal record for most goals scored in the Bundesliga - it was a debut goal against "Borussia Mönchengladbach" and 134th in the German championship. As of March 3, 2016 Claudio is the fifth top scorer in the history of the Bundesliga, on account of his 190 goals scored.

Footballer Claudio Pizarro: career Peruvian striker

In the national team of Peru, he played in four tournaments Copa America. During his career in the national team from 1999 to 2017 (continued play) held 81 matches and scored 20 goals. In the 2009/2010 season the UEFA Champions League top scorer Pizarro. On account of the attacker was 9 goals.

Claudio Pizarro biography footballer

The athlete was born October 3, 1978 in the city of Callao, Peru. As a child he played, not only in football, but also basketball, tennis, squash. Claudio also involved in athletics - long distance running and won a lot of junior tournaments. At the age of 13 he was in a football academy Kantolao, where under the guidance of coach Juan Jose Tan guy demonstrated his phenomenal abilities. Claudio and his team won the prestigious children's tournament. It is worth noting that Pizarro was voted best player of the championship. From this point begins the real football career.

Deportivo Pesquero and Alianza Lima

The 17-year old footballer made his debut pro-contract with Deportivo Pesquero. The young striker made a successful debut, and later became a player base. Between 1996 and 1997 he played for Deportivo Pesquero 41 matches and scored 11 goals.

Footballer Claudio Pizarro: career Peruvian striker

After a successful debut in the Peruvian championship footballer Claudio Pizarro was bought by Club Alianza Lima. Here, he also played for long - all season, but was much more effective than in the past season. From 1998 to 1999 players played 44 matches and has issued 25 goals.

"Werder Bremen" and "Bayern Munich"

In 1999, Claudio Pizarro was bought by the "Bremen". Bremen club if lucky enough, because he signed a contract with one of the most promising young players at that time. In the first two seasons of Bundesliga Peruvian striker has played 56 matches in which "took" the gates 29 times. In 2001, "Bayern Munich" Pizarro acquired for $ 8 million. It is worth noting that in the Peruvian "goalscorer" fight clubs such as Dortmund, "Dortmund" and Madrid "Real". The T-shirt of the "Bavaria" played football until 2007. During this period, Pizarro had 174 matches and has issued 71 goal. His career is completely linked to the Bundesliga (with the exception of a two-year break in London "Chelsea", where the player has spent 21 matches and scored 2 goals).

Footballer Claudio Pizarro: career Peruvian striker

From 2008 to 2012 Claudio again become a player, "Bremen" (during this period, he scored 60 goals). Since 2012 transferred again to 2015 in the "Bavaria" where he plays 50 matches and scored 16 goals. And from 2015 to the present day football again fighting for the "Bremen".