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Juan Carlos Plata

Juan Carlos Plata
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Full nameJuan Carlos Plata
Height1.70 m
Playing positionStriker

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Juan Carlos Plata (born 1 January 1971) is a Guatemalan retired football striker. He is the highest-scoring player in the history of Guatemala's top division. As of January 2010, Plata has, except for Marc Lloyd-Williams, been the most prolific scorer among all active players in the world in top division leagues, and is among the top 60 goalscorers of all time in the world according to the International Federation of Football History & Statistics.

He is also the second-highest goalscorer in the history of the Guatemala national team behind Carlos Ruiz.

Plata played all of his professional club career for CSD Municipal and is also the all-time top goalscorer for that club; he has broken virtually every scoring record associated with professional football in Guatemala. He also has won 15 domestic league titles, 5 domestic cup titles, and 2 international titles playing for Municipal.

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