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Rafael Caroca

Personal information
Full nameRafael Antonio Caroca Cordero
Height1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing positionDefender
Club information
Current clubDeportes La Serena

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Rafael Antonio Caroca Cordero (born July 19, 1989 in Curicó, Chile) is a Chilean footballer, who currently plays as defender for Colo-Colo.

Caroca arrived at Colo-Colo when he was fifteen. He was discovered by former Colo-Colo player Marcelo Espina.

In January 2008, Marcelo Bielsa called up Caroca to the Chilean national team which were played in Asia for friendlies against Japan and South Korea. He was also called up for the March 2008 friendly against Israel in Jerusalem; Caroca was the only player from the domestic league to be named in the squad.

In May 2008, Caroca was once again selected by Bielsa. This time it was to the u-23 2008 Toulon Tournament. Caroca started the last three games Chile played in the tournament. Caroca was one of the youngest players to see significant playing time during the tournament. Caroca was named the best young player of the tournament.

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