Benjamín Kuscevic

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Benjamín Kuščević
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Kuscevic with Universidad Católica in 2019
Personal information
Full nameBenjamín Kuščević Jaramillo
Date of birth (1996-05-02) May 2, 1996 (age 23)
Place of birth Santiago, Chile
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position(s) Central Defender
Club information
Current team
Universidad Católica
Number 13
Youth career
2011–2015 Universidad Católica
2014–2015Real Madrid (loan)
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
2015– Universidad Católica 66 (3)
National team
2013 Chile U17 4 (0)
2014 Chile U20 3 (0)
2018– Chile 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league onlyand correct as of 14 March 2020
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 20 November 2018

Benjamín Kuščević Jaramillo (born May 2, 1996) is a Chilean footballer who currently plays for Universidad Católica as central defender.

Contents

Career

Universidad Catolica

He arrived at Universidad Católica in 2011, at the age of 15 years, from Union Española, entering through a massive test, after integrating at U-15. UC Cup champion U17 2013 being a starter in the tournament will be crowned. Thanks to their good performances is nominated for the U-17s. [1] That same year signed a professional contract with the club. He debuted on 18 May 2014, in a match against Curicó Unido for the 2014–15 Copa Chile. [2]

Real Madrid

The August 29, 2014 is on loan for one year at Real Madrid. [3] [4] and September 2 and confirmed he will play in the first youth team.

Return to Catolica

In June 2016, back to Catolica and it is considered by the DT Mario Salas to the first team. His first division debut was against playing the full 90 minutes of the game in the win for 4–2 against Universidad de Concepcion. [5]

International career

Because of his Croatian origins, he is eligible to play for either Croatia or Chile. He was called to the Chilean squad for friendlies against Serbia and Poland, although he made no appearance. He made his debut for the team on 20 November 2018 in a friendly against Honduras, as an added-time substitute for Gary Medel. [6]

Honors

Club

Universidad Católica

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References

  1. "Chile Sub-17 tiene nómina para el Sudamericano". 24Horas.cl (in Spanish). 2013-03-28. Retrieved 2019-12-03.
  2. "UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DEBUTÓ CON UN TRIUNFO ANTE CURICÓ UNIDO". ANFP (in Spanish). Retrieved 2019-12-03.
  3. "Real Madrid seal Varela loan". ESPN.com. 2014-09-03. Retrieved 2019-12-03.
  4. Cappelli, Dino; @dinocappelli (2016-02-09). "Kuscevic, un juvenil chileno que prefiere la UC antes que Real Madrid". Marca.com (in Spanish). Retrieved 2019-12-03.
  5. "Recuperó el liderato: U. Católica derrotó a la U.de Conce en el CAP". Prensafútbol. 2016-02-06. Retrieved 2019-12-03.
  6. "Chile v Honduras game report". ESPN. 20 November 2018.