A Paraguayan footballer from San Jose de los Arroyos, Julio Cesar Caceres Lopez plays as a defender. In the past, Lopez has played for the Paraguayan national team in the 2002 & 2006 FIFA World Cup finals. He began his football career with Olimpia Asuncion, a First Division club of the Paraguayan football league. He was instrumental in the club winning the top division championship twice. In 2002, Lopez was an integral part of the winning team in the Copa Libertadores, and in the Recopa Sudamericana the next year.

Following this period, Lopez moved to French club, Nantes in 2004. But soon after his debut match, he suffered an injury and was unable to regain his place in the first team. So in the next season Lopez was with Brazilian club Atletico Mineiro, for whom he made 14 league appearances, with two goals. At the end of the season, this first division club was relegated and in 2006 Lopez moved back to Argentina.

He joined River Plate for the 2006 season, graduating to become captain in no time. With River, he also played in the 2006 Copa Libertadores. Later in the year, Lopez also moved to Spain, and played for Gimnastic de Tarragona, a Catalan club, with whom he made 11 league appearances. The following year saw Lopez shift once again, when he moved to Mexico, joining Tigres, with whom he made 32 league appearances, and scored just once.

Position Defender
Height / weight 1.81 m /
Born Oct 5, 1979
Nationality Paraguay Paraguay
Team History
Club Deportivo Olimpia Club Deportivo Olimpia 2019 - 2020
Club Guarani Club Guarani 2013 - 2018
Club Deportivo Olimpia Club Deportivo Olimpia 2011 - 2012
Clube Atletico Mineiro Clube Atletico Mineiro 2010
Boca Juniors Boca Juniors 2008 - 2009
FC Nantes FC Nantes 2004 - 2007
Tigres de la UANL 2007
Club Atletico River Plate Club Atletico River Plate 2006 (loan)
Gimnastic de Tarragona Gimnastic de Tarragona 2006 (loan)
Clube Atletico Mineiro Clube Atletico Mineiro 2005 (loan)
Club Deportivo Olimpia Club Deportivo Olimpia 1998 - 2004
Club Nacional Club Nacional 2004

Early 2008 saw Lopez joining Boca Juniors. Later in the year Lopez scored the first of two goals in the quarterfinals of the Copa Libertadores. With 30 caps and four goals scored for his country, Lopez has been a part of the FIFA World Cup and Copa America with his national team.

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