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SANTA CRUZ: 2001 UCL FINAL EXAMINED

Veteran Paraguayan striker Roque Santa Cruz has won one Champions League trophy during his football career and that was during his time at German Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich. In addition to the Champions League, he won five league titles, four German Cups, the German League Cup and the Intercontinental Cup with the Bavarian giants. He

SANTA CRUZ: MALAGA LOAN SPELL PROBED

Paraguayan football icon Roque Santa Cruz had spent some time on loan at Spanish club Real Betis and English outfit Blackburn Rovers when he was surplus to requirements as a Manchester City player. The striker then signed for Malaga on a season-long loan with the deal confirmed on August 31, 2012. At Malaga, Roque Santa

SANTA CRUZ: BAYERN MUNICH CAREER PROBED

Veteran Paraguayan striker Roque Santa Cruz came through the youth system at Olimpia in his home country before making his debut for the team in 1997. In his two years with Olimpia at the start of his career, Roque Santa Cruz scored 13 goals in 24 league appearances. Bayern Munich negotiated the transfer for Roque

PARAGUAY: 2011 COPA AMERICA TOURNAMENT REVIEWED

Paraguay stunned a lot of football stakeholders by making a deserved appearance at the 2011 Copa America final. The Paraguayans were drawn in Group B at the tournament alongside Brazil, Ecuador and Venezuela. At the end of proceedings in their group, Paraguay finished third behind Venezuela and leaders Brazil and ahead of bottom team Ecuador

SANTA CRUZ: BAYERN MAJOR HONOURS EXAMINED

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EAUa68wXsAAWtvO.jpg Paraguayan football icon Roque Santa Cruz won a lot of trophies during his time with German champions Bayern Munich. Santa Cruz spent eight years in the Bayern Munich first team squad before he left the club to join Blackburn Rovers in the Premier League in 2007. Roque Santa Cruz won 13 titles as a

SANTA CRUZ: PARAGUAY SENIOR TEAM REVIEWED

Olimpia FC of Paraguay Roque Santa Cruz made his debut for the senior national team as a teenager. His first game for Paraguay was in a friendly game against Mexico on April 28, 1999. His debut goal for the Paraguay senior team came some weeks later as he scored one of the goals in a

SANTA CRUZ: BETIS CAREER EXAMINED

Paraguayan football icon Roque Santa Cruz signed for Spanish La Liga club Real Betis on loan from Premier League giants Manchester City at the start of the 2011/12 season. Roque Santa Cruz signed for Real Betis on loan in August 2011. He signed for Betis on August 27 having been linked with a move to

SANTA CRUZ: MALAGA CAREER EXPOSED

Paraguayan football icon Roque Santa Cruz had three spells at Spanish club Malaga before returning to his native Paraguay to play for Olimpia. His first spell at Malaga came during his time at Premier League club Manchester City. Roque Santa Cruz was sent on loan to Malaga from Manchester City ahead of the 2012/13 season.

SANTA CRUZ: CITY CAREER EXAMINED

Roque Santa Cruz spent four years as a Manchester City player from 2009 to 2013. The Paraguayan international was one of the earliest signings of the new Manchester City under the City Football Group. The Citizens signed the former Bayern Munich striker for a fee of around £17.5m. He was signed from Blackburn Rovers whom

SANTA CRUZ: NATIONAL TEAM CAREER REVEALED

Roque Santa Cruz isstill going strong at the veteran age of 39 and he’s currently the captain of both club and country. Santa Cruz plays his club football for Olimpia in his native Paraguay. In addition to being the Olimpia skipper, the Ex-Bayern Munich hitman is also the Paraguay national team skipper. Roque Santa Cruz