Paolo Guerrero


BornJanuary 1, 1984


José Paolo Guerrero Gonzales is a Peruvian footballer, who plays for Sport Club Corinthians Paulista and the Peruvian national team. Guerrero is known to be a skillful supporting forward who displays good hold up play and passing abilities. He started playing football in the lower categories of Peruvian club Alianza Lima. In 2003, Guerrero signed a contract with Bavarian giants Bayern Munich. During 2003–04, Guerrero played in the Regionalliga Süd. He played 23 games and scored 21 goals. Guerrero joined Hamburg in 2006 from Bayern Munich. Near the end he did score three goals, making his season total five goals in 20 games. One of these goals was against former club Bayern Munich in a 1–2 victory which left Bayern with no possibilities of making it to the Champions League. In the 2007–08 season, his second at Hamburg, Guerrero played 29 of 34 games in the Bundesliga, scoring nine goals and getting four assists.In the UEFA Cup and Qualification he played nine games, scoring five goals and getting three assists. His first hat-trick in his professional profile was against Karlsruher SC, in the last game of the Bundesliga, scoring the second, third, and fourth goals in a 7–0 victory. Guerrero joined Corinthians in 2012 from Hamburger SV. He scored both of Corinthians' goals in the 2012 FIFA Club World Cup, once in the semi-finals against Al Ahly SC and the winning goal in the final against Chelsea
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