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Carlos Pavón

Personal information
Full nameCarlos Alberto Pavón Plummer
Date of birth9 October 1973(age 43)
Place of birthEl Progreso, Honduras
Height1.78 m
Playing positionForward
Club information
Current clubReal C.D. España

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Carlos Alberto Pavón Plummer (born October 9, 1973 in El Progreso) is a Honduran football striker.

He is most costly related to Real C.D. España of the Liga Nacional de Fútbol de Honduras.

Pavón began his career at the age of 18 in his native Honduras with Real España on May 30, 1992 against Platense in the 1992 Honduran Cup, the final score was 1-1. While with Real España, Pavón won two Honduran league championships, as well as leading the league in scoring.

Pavón has played for Morelia in the Mexican Primera División, winning the 2000 Clausura with the club. He has also played for Toluca, San Luis, Correcaminos, Necaxa, Cruz Azul, and Celaya, where he led the Mexican Second Division in scoring.

He has played in Italy in Serie A for both Udinese and Napoli from 2001 2003 and in Spain's first division with Real Valladolid (1995).

Pavón also tried his luck on the music scene, but without major success.

On June 19, 2007, he signed a deal to play for the Los Angeles Galaxy.

He scored twice in the away match against New York Red Bulls on 18 August 2007, both coming from David Beckham assists. The match attracted 66,000 fans, the highest attendance ever recorded for a Bulls game. Pavón was waived at the end of the season.

Despite other offers from MLS teams, he went back to Real Club España in Honduras for 2008. After being released, he signed on with the struggling Club Necaxa of the Primera División de México. He made his debut for Necaxa on March 1, 2009 after only one training session with the club. He started the match and assisted both goals in their 2-2 draw with Club Santos Laguna.

After trying his luck at Club Necaxa he returned to Real España where he is currently playing.

Pavón is also a vital player for the Honduran national team. He is famous for his goal scoring prowess, as he is Honduran's top scorer of all time.

He was selected by UNICEF to for their campaign to prevent violence against women.

After participating in the world cup through pain, it was discovered Pavón had a hernia. His future in club football is in limbo, as a result of the injury.

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