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Pedro Benítez

Personal information
Date of birth23 March 1981(age 36)
Place of birthSan Lorenzo, Paraguay
Height1.88 m
Playing positionDefender
Club information
Current clubCerro Porteño

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:For the goalkeeper, see Pedro Benítez (goalkeeper).

Pedro Benítez (born 23 March 1981) is a Paraguayan footballer. He currently plays for Club Cerro Porteño.

Benítez was part of the silver medal-winning Paraguayan football team at the 2004 Summer Olympics, who achieved a quarter-final place with two victories in the qualifying round, and, having finished second in the league, beat South Korea in the quarter-finals, and Iraq in the semi-finals, before losing to Argentina in the final.

During his career Benítez played for Sportivo San Lorenzo, Sportivo Luqueño, Olimpia, Cerro Porteño, Libertad, FC Shakhtar Donetsk, Tigres and Atlético Mineiro.

He has also represented the Paraguay national football team 10 times since 2004, and he has scored one goal.

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