Juan Manuel Olivera López
(born 14 August 1981) is a Uruguayan football
player who's currently playing for Peñarol
Olivera had a brief stint in Mexico with Cruz Azul
Olivera played for Shaanxi Baorong
during the 2007 Chinese Super League
He switches on 9 January 2009 from Paraguayan
football Club Libertad
to Universidad de Chile
Universidad de Chile
Olivera returned to Universidad de Chile in 2009. During his previous stay with Universidad de Chile in 2005 he reached the finals of the Chilean tournament, during this time he was often paired with Marcelo Salas, scoring 7 goals in the Apertura and once in the Copa Sudamericana of 2005. Olivera is now part of Universidad de Chile starting lineup on regular basis, often deflecting balls with his head.
In July 2009, Olivera scored the goal that would end Universidad de Chile's 5-year title drought, defeating Unión Española in the final game of the Apertura play-offs of 2009. Olivera was the tournament's leading goal-scorer with 11 goals.
In August 2009, shortly after winning his first title with the Chilean club, Olivera signed a new contract with Universidad de Chile, extending his stay for another three years.
During his second sting with "la U", Olivera scored more than 50 goals in official games, doing this in the Chilean Tournament as well as in the Copa Libertadores and the Copa Sudamericana. Olivera left Universidad de Chile after the... Read More