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Aldo Bobadilla

  • Position: Goal Keeper
  • Squad number: 22
  • Date of birth: 20 April, 1976 (34 years old)
  • Height: 6'4" (192cm)

Tournament totals

Games played Saves
0 Aldo Bobadilla
0 Aldo Bobadilla
0 As substitute
21 Total Paraguay
32 Most saves by Nestor Fernando Muslera
5 Total Paraguay
Goals Assists
0 Aldo Bobadilla
0 Aldo Bobadilla
3 Total Paraguay
3 Total Paraguay
6 Best Diego Forlan
Fouls by | on Cards yellow | red
0|0 Aldo Bobadilla
0|0 Aldo Bobadilla
83|76 Total Paraguay
9|0 Total Paraguay
20 Most fouls by Mark Van Bommel
25 Most fouls on Andres Iniesta

Paraguay games played

  1. Italy 1-1 Paraguay
    Monday, 14 June Match report
  2. Slovakia 0-2 Paraguay
    Sunday, 20 June Match report
  3. Paraguay 0-0 New Zealand
    Thursday, 24 June Match report
  4. Paraguay 0-0 Japan
    Tuesday, 29 June Match report
  5. Paraguay 0-1 Spain
    Saturday, 3 July Match report

Player Profile

Bobadilla will provide cover for Justo Villar as he did at the last World Cup, when an injury to the Paraguayan number one meant he played all three games. He came off the bench against England and started the remaining two games, keeping a clean sheet in the win against Trinidad and Tobago.

The 6ft 4in (1.94m) tall keeper has spent the last three years playing for Independiente Medellin in the Colombian top flight, helping them win the title last December

He made his name with Paraguayan outfit Cerro Porteno before twice trying his luck in Argentina, with Gimnasia and Boca Juniors, although neither move worked out.

Bobadilla made only one appearance in qualifying, replacing the injured Justo Villar in the 4-2 loss away to Bolivia. He was at fault for two goals - Bolivia’s second was a 40-yard daisy-cutter he should have saved, while the third was a rebound after he had fumbled another long-range effort.

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