Carlos Discua

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Carlos Discua
Personal information
Full name Carlos Israel Discua Castellanos
Date of birth (1984-09-27) 27 September 1984 (age 37)
Place of birth Tegucigalpa, Honduras
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Number 10
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2006 Universidad
2006–2008 Olimpia
2008–2009 Victoria 27 (13)
2009 Olimpia
2009–2010 Xinabajul 40 (31)
2010–2011 Comunicaciones
2011– Motagua 66 (25)
2015– Alajuelense 6 (1)
National team
2012– Honduras 13 (1)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 25 August 2013.
† Appearances (goals)

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 2 June 2012

Carlos Israel Discua Castellanos (born 27 September 1984) is a Honduran football player who currently plays for Liga Deportiva Alajuelense in the Costa Rican First Division.

Club career

Nicknamed el Chino,[1] Discua played for Victoria and Olimpia as well as for Guatemalan outfits Deportivo Xinabajul and Comunicaciones[2] before joining Motagua. He scored his first goal for Motagua on 2 November 2011 in the 3–0 home victory over C.D.S. Vida.[3] In July, 2015, Discua joined Costa Rican first division team, Liga Deportiva Alajuelense. He debuted with La Liga on July 26th., 2015, as a starter in the Super Clásico, against Deportivo Saprissa.

International career

Discua made his debut for Honduras in an April 2012 friendly match against Costa Rica and has, as of June 2015, earned a total of 13 caps, scoring one goal. He scored his first goal against the U.S. in the 2015 Gold Cup.


  1. Carlos el "Chino" Discua reforzará al Motagua - El Heraldo
  2. "Victoria quiere honrar su nombre". La Prensa (in Spanish). 24 July 2008. Retrieved 28 May 2010.CS1 maint: unrecognized language (link)<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. – Motagua “resucitó” en pleno Día de los Muertos – 2 November 2011

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