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Dwight Pezzarossi : biography

4 September 1979 -

Dwight Anthony Pezzarossi García born (4 September 1979 in Guatemala City, Guatemala) is a retired professional football forward who last played for Comunicaciones in the Liga Nacional de Guatemala.

Target man Pezzarossi, nicknamed El Tanque ("the Tank", due to his size), started his footballing career with Guatemalan lower division club Deportivo Escuintla. He spent one year there before signing for a club in the top Guatemalan league, Comunicaciones.

In 2000, Pezzarossi was signed by Argentinos Juniors and he become in one of few Guatemalan players in play abroad. Then, in June 2001, Pezzarossi moved to Chilean side Palestino.

International career

Pezzarossi made his debut for Guatemala in a January 2000 friendly match against Panama and has, as of January 2010, earned a total of 54 caps, scoring 12 goals. - RSSSF He has represented the Guatemalan team in 19 games in the FIFA World Cup qualification campaigns of 2002, 2006 and 2010. - FIFA He remarkably only played two games at the CONCACAF Gold Cup, coming on as a substitute against El Salvador in 2007 and again as a substitute against Grenada in 2011.

International goals

Scores and results list. Guatemala's goal tally first.
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 3 July 2000 Montreal, Canada HAI}} 4-1 4-1 Friendly match
2 15 August 2000 Estadio Alejandro Morera Soto, Alajuela, Costa Rica CRC}} 1-2 1-2 2002 FIFA World Cup qualification
3 1 June 2001 Estadio Tiburcio Carías Andino, Tegucigalpa, Honduras CRC}} 2-0 1-0 UNCAF Nations Cup 2001
4 3 June 2001 Estadio Olímpico Metropolitano, San Pedro Sula, Honduras PAN}} 3-1 1-0 UNCAF Nations Cup 2001
5 1 May 2004 Estadio Mateo Flores, Guatemala City, Guatemala PAN}} 1-2 1-2 Friendly match
6 20 June 2004 Estadio Mateo Flores, Guatemala City, Guatemala SUR}} 2-0 3-1 2006 FIFA World Cup qualification
7 8 September 2004 Estadio Olímpico Metropolitano, San Pedro Sula, Honduras HON}} 2-0 2-2 2006 FIFA World Cup qualification
8 26 March 2005 Estadio Mateo Flores, Guatemala City, Guatemala TRI}} 4-1 5-1 2006 FIFA World Cup qualification
9 26 March 2005 Estadio Mateo Flores, Guatemala City, Guatemala TRI}} 5-1 5-1 2006 FIFA World Cup qualification
10 7 October 2006 Lockhart Stadium, Fort Lauderdale, USA HON}} 1-0 2-3 Friendly match
11 6 August 2008 RFK Memorial Stadium, Washington, USA BOL}} 1-0 3-0 Friendly match
12 11 February 2009 Estadio Monumental de Maturín, Maturín, Venezuela VEN}} 1-0 1-2 Friendly match
13 9 October 2010 Estadio Julián Tesucún, San Jose, Peten, Guatemala BLZ}} 3-2 4-2 Friendly match
14 7 October 2011 Arnos Vale Stadium, Kingstown, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines VIN}} 3-0 3-0 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification
15 8 June 2012 Independence Park, Kingston, Jamaica JAM}} 1-2 1-2 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification
16 7 September 2012 Estadio Mateo Flores, Guatemala City, Guatemala ATG}} 3-1 3-1 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification

Club career

In 2003, he became the third Guatemalan footballer ever to sign with a Spanish club, joining Racing de Ferrol. He has played for a number of different clubs in different countries including Argentinos Juniors of Argentina, Palestino and Santiago Wanderers - La Cuarta of Chile, and Bolton Wanderers of England. He played for Racing de Ferrol again in 2006, before being transferred to Numancia. He could not claim a regular place there and joined Deportivo Marquense in 2007. - El Periodico

In 2008, while playing for Marquense, he had a trial with Italian Serie B side Pisa Calcio. - La Hora

La Serena

During the 2011 Copa América break, it was reported that Pezzarossi would join to Chilean Primera División side Deportes La Serena in a season deal. On 27 June, Pezzarossi arrived to Chile and then he joined to La Serena in a one-year contract. He debuted for La Serena in a 3–0 away loss against Universidad de Chile, playing only 23 minutes in the game after of replace to his teammate Juan Sánchez Sotelo. The following match, Pezzarossi scored in the 2–0 win of La Serena to Universidad de Concepción in the 88th minute, after an impressive header.

His good performance in La Serena made that Pezzarossi was recalled to the national team for the 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification match against Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, in where he scored in a 3–0 win of his country. After of his international participation, he scored for La Serena in a 2–0 win to Santiago Wanderers, a historic triumph of his team after 20 years of footballing paterny over La Serena at Valparaíso. His third goal for the club came against Unión Española in a dramatic 3–2 win, in where the keeper Marcos Gutiérrez saved the team of the draw, after of save a penalty to Leonardo Monje.

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