Federico Elduayen

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Federico Elduayén
Personal information
Full name Federico Martín Elduayén Saldaña
Date of birth (1977-06-25) June 25, 1977 (age 41)
Place of birth Fray Bentos, Uruguay
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Universitario de Sucre
Youth career
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1999–2005 Peñarol 95 (0)
2005–2009 U. de Concepción 118 (0)
2010 O'Higgins 35 (0)
2011 Unión Española 13 (0)
2012–2013 Universitario de Sucre 36 (0)
2013-2014 Guabirá 36 (0)
2015- Universitario de Sucre
National team
2002 Uruguay 1 (0)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

† Appearances (goals)

Federico Martín Elduayén Saldaña (born June 25, 1977) is an Uruguayan football goalkeeper who plays for Universitario de Sucre in the Liga de Fútbol Profesional Boliviano. [1] His nickname is "Vikingo" (Viking).

He began his career in the youth squads of Peñarol. He made his professional debut in 1999, in the Copa Mercosur defending Peñarol against Vasco Da Gama in Brazil. Elduayén participated in six straight Copa Libertadores editions with Peñarol from 2000–2005. He was the team's starting goalkeeper until 2005 when he lost his job and moved to Universidad de Concepción in Chile. Ever since joining the Chilean side he became the starting goalkeeper there. He renewed his contract until the end of the 2009 season. The following year Elduayén transferred to O'Higgins where he played for one season, before signing with Unión Española. In 2012 he landed in Bolivia and signing for Universitario de Sucre.

Elduayen made one appearance for the Uruguay national football team and was part of the squad for the 2002 FIFA World Cup.[2]


Season Team Title
Copa Chile 2008-09 Chile Universidad de Concepción Copa Chile


  1. "Ficha de jugador de seleccion: Federico Elduayen" (in Spanish). Tenfield. Retrieved 2009-07-21. <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>[dead link]
  2. Federico ElduayenFIFA competition record

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