Gustavo Varela

Date of birth14 May 1978
NationalityUruguayan
Weight74 kg
Height1.78 m
PositionMidfielder

He has played all his football at Nacional and may find himself in the squad because of his versatility. He plays for his club as a striker but has played for the national team at right back or as a right wing back where his pace and excellent delivery into the area provide good ammunition for the strikers.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Nacional 16 Aug 2002
Schalke 04 16 Aug 2002

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2002-03 Schalke 04 Bundesliga 19
4
4
8
2
2002-03 Schalke 04 UEFA Cup 2
1
2
2003-04 Schalke 04 Bundesliga
1
2004-05 Schalke 04 Bundesliga 4
7
1
3
2004-05 Schalke 04 UEFA Cup
1
2005-06 Schalke 04 Bundesliga 14
13
1
2006-07 Schalke 04 Bundesliga 13
5
2
2
2007-08 Schalke 04 Bundesliga 2
1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
25 Aug 2002 Schalke 04 v Hertha Berlin D 0-0 Bundesliga 3
11 Sep 2002 VfB Stuttgart v Schalke 04 D 1-1 Bundesliga 4
14 Sep 2002 Borussia Dortmund v Schalke 04 D 1-1 Bundesliga 5
19 Sep 2002 Gomel v Schalke 04 D 0-0 UEFA Cup 1st round 1st leg
22 Sep 2002 Schalke 04 v Borussia Mönchengladbach W 2-1 Bundesliga 6
28 Sep 2002 Arminia Bielefeld v Schalke 04 L 2-1 Bundesliga 7
03 Oct 2002 Schalke 04 v Gomel D 0-0
Agg: 0-0
UEFA Cup 1st round 2nd leg
05 Oct 2002 Schalke 04 v Hamburger SV W 3-0 Bundesliga 8
19 Oct 2002 TSV 1860 München v Schalke 04 L 3-0 Bundesliga 9
29 Oct 2002 Legia Warszawa v Schalke 04 D 0-0 UEFA Cup 2nd round 1st leg
02 Nov 2002 Energie Cottbus v Schalke 04 W 0-1 Bundesliga 11
25 Jan 2003 VfL Wolfsburg v Schalke 04 W 1-2 Bundesliga 18
25 Jan 2003 Schalke 04 v 1.FC Kaiserslautern D 2-2 Bundesliga 19
08 Feb 2003 Hertha Berlin v Schalke 04 L 4-2 Bundesliga 20
22 Feb 2003 Schalke 04 v Borussia Dortmund D 2-2 Bundesliga 22
01 Mar 2003 Borussia Mönchengladbach v Schalke 04 D 2-2 Bundesliga 23
08 Mar 2003 Schalke 04 v Arminia Bielefeld D 1-1 Bundesliga 24
15 Mar 2003 Hamburger SV v Schalke 04 L 3-1 Bundesliga 25
05 Apr 2003 1.FC Nürnberg v Schalke 04 D 0-0 Bundesliga 27
13 Apr 2003 Schalke 04 v Energie Cottbus W 3-0 Bundesliga 28
20 Apr 2003 Bayer Leverkusen v Schalke 04 W 1-3 Bundesliga 29
26 Apr 2003 Schalke 04 v VfL Bochum L 1-2 Bundesliga 30
04 May 2003 Hansa Rostock v Schalke 04 L 3-1 Bundesliga 31
11 May 2003 Schalke 04 v Hannover 96 L 0-2 Bundesliga 32
17 May 2003 Werder Bremen v Schalke 04 L 2-1 Bundesliga 33
24 May 2003 Schalke 04 v Bayern München W 1-0 Bundesliga 34
02 Aug 2003 Schalke 04 v Borussia Dortmund D 2-2 Bundesliga 1
06 Aug 2004 Werder Bremen v Schalke 04 L 1-0 Bundesliga 1
28 Aug 2004 Schalke 04 v Hansa Rostock L 0-2 Bundesliga 3
11 Sep 2004 VfL Wolfsburg v Schalke 04 L 3-0 Bundesliga 4
18 Sep 2004 Schalke 04 v Borussia Mönchengladbach W 3-2 Bundesliga 5
25 Sep 2004 Hannover 96 v Schalke 04 L 1-0 Bundesliga 6
16 Oct 2004 Bayern München v Schalke 04 W 0-1 Bundesliga 8
24 Oct 2004 Schalke 04 v 1.FSV Mainz 05 W 2-1 Bundesliga 9
27 Oct 2004 1.FC Nürnberg v Schalke 04 W 0-2 Bundesliga 10
30 Oct 2004 Schalke 04 v VfB Stuttgart W 3-2 Bundesliga 11
04 Nov 2004 Heart of Midlothian v Schalke 04 W 0-1 UEFA Cup Group A
07 Nov 2004 Hamburger SV v Schalke 04 W 1-2 Bundesliga 12
13 Nov 2004 Schalke 04 v Hertha Berlin L 1-3 Bundesliga 13
07 Aug 2005 Schalke 04 v 1.FC Kaiserslautern W 2-1 Bundesliga 1
13 Aug 2005 Borussia Dortmund v Schalke 04 W 1-2 Bundesliga 2
27 Aug 2005 Schalke 04 v Borussia Mönchengladbach D 1-1 Bundesliga 3
10 Sep 2005 Bayer Leverkusen v Schalke 04 D 1-1 Bundesliga 4
18 Sep 2005 Schalke 04 v Hertha Berlin D 0-0 Bundesliga 5
21 Sep 2005 1.FC Nürnberg v Schalke 04 D 1-1 Bundesliga 6
01 Oct 2005 Eintracht Frankfurt v Schalke 04 W 0-1 Bundesliga 8
15 Oct 2005 Schalke 04 v Bayern München D 1-1 Bundesliga 9
22 Oct 2005 VfL Wolfsburg v Schalke 04 D 0-0 Bundesliga 10
29 Oct 2005 Hamburger SV v Schalke 04 L 1-0 Bundesliga 11
05 Nov 2005 Schalke 04 v MSV Duisburg W 3-0 Bundesliga 12
26 Nov 2005 Schalke 04 v Werder Bremen W 2-1 Bundesliga 14
03 Dec 2005 DSC Arminia Bielefeld v Schalke 04 W 0-1 Bundesliga 15
10 Dec 2005 Schalke 04 v 1.FSV Mainz 05 W 1-0 Bundesliga 16
17 Dec 2005 VfB Stuttgart v Schalke 04 L 2-0 Bundesliga 17
08 Feb 2006 Borussia Mönchengladbach v Schalke 04 D 0-0 Bundesliga 20
18 Feb 2006 Hertha Berlin v Schalke 04 W 1-2 Bundesliga 22
25 Feb 2006 Schalke 04 v 1.FC Nurnberg W 2-0 Bundesliga 23
04 Mar 2006 Hannover 96 v Schalke 04 W 1-2 Bundesliga 24
12 Mar 2006 Schalke 04 v Eintracht Frankfurt W 2-0 Bundesliga 25
19 Mar 2006 Bayern München v Schalke 04 L 3-0 Bundesliga 26
02 Apr 2006 Schalke 04 v Hamburger SV L 0-2 Bundesliga 28
15 Apr 2006 Schalke 04 v 1.FC Köln D 1-1 Bundesliga 30
23 Apr 2006 Werder Bremen v Schalke 04 D 0-0 Bundesliga 31
03 May 2006 Schalke 04 v DSC Arminia Bielefeld W 3-1 Bundesliga 32
06 May 2006 1.FSV Mainz 05 v Schalke 04 L 1-0 Bundesliga 33
12 May 2006 Schalke 04 v VfB Stuttgart W 3-2 Bundesliga 34
12 Aug 2006 Schalke 04 v Eintracht Frankfurt D 1-1 Bundesliga 1
25 Aug 2006 Schalke 04 v Werder Bremen W 2-0 Bundesliga 3
17 Sep 2006 Hertha Berlin v Schalke 04 L 2-0 Bundesliga 4
01 Oct 2006 Bayer Leverkusen v Schalke 04 L 3-1 Bundesliga 6
14 Oct 2006 Hamburger SV v Schalke 04 W 1-2 Bundesliga 7
21 Oct 2006 Schalke 04 v Hannover 96 W 2-1 Bundesliga 8
29 Oct 2006 VfB Stuttgart v Schalke 04 L 3-0 Bundesliga 9
05 Nov 2006 Schalke 04 v Bayern München D 2-2 Bundesliga 10
08 Nov 2006 Borussia Mönchengladbach v Schalke 04 W 0-2 Bundesliga 11
11 Nov 2006 Schalke 04 v 1.FSV Mainz 05 W 4-0 Bundesliga 12
03 Dec 2006 1.FC Nürnberg v Schalke 04 D 0-0 Bundesliga 15
10 Dec 2006 Schalke 04 v Borussia Dortmund W 3-1 Bundesliga 16
16 Dec 2006 DSC Arminia Bielefeld v Schalke 04 W 0-1 Bundesliga 16
27 Jan 2007 Eintracht Frankfurt v Schalke 04 W 1-3 Bundesliga 17
30 Jan 2007 Schalke 04 v Alemannia Aachen W 2-1 Bundesliga 18
04 Feb 2007 Werder Bremen v Schalke 04 W 0-2 Bundesliga 19
10 Feb 2007 Schalke 04 v Hertha Berlin W 2-0 Bundesliga 20
05 May 2007 Schalke 04 v 1.FC Nürnberg W 1-0 Bundesliga 32
08 Mar 2008 DSC Arminia Bielefeld v Schalke 04 W 0-2 Bundesliga 23
14 Mar 2008 Schalke 04 v MSV Duisburg W 2-1 Bundesliga 24


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1999-00 Uruguay Olympics 4
2
1
2000-01 Uruguay FIFA World Cup 2
1
2000-01 Uruguay International Friendly
1
2001-02 Uruguay FIFA World Cup 3
2001-02 Uruguay International Friendly 2
1
2001-02 Uruguay Tiger Beer Challenge Trophy 1
2003-04 Uruguay Copa America 3
1
1
1
2004-05 Uruguay FIFA World Cup 2
2005-06 Uruguay FIFA World Cup 4
2
2005-06 Uruguay International Friendly 2
2006-07 Uruguay International Friendly 1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
18 Jan 2000 Uruguay v Peru W 2-0 Olympics South America group B
22 Jan 2000 Uruguay v Bolivia W 2-1 Olympics South America group B
25 Jan 2000 Uruguay v Paraguay W 1-0 Olympics South America group B
29 Jan 2000 Argentina v Uruguay W 1-2 Olympics South America group B
04 Feb 2000 Argentina v Uruguay L 3-0 Olympics South America final group
06 Feb 2000 Brazil v Uruguay D 2-2 Olympics South America final group
15 Nov 2000 Bolivia v Uruguay D 0-0 FIFA World Cup CONMEBOL South American qualifier
28 Feb 2001 Slovenia v Uruguay W 0-2 International Friendly
28 Mar 2001 Uruguay v Paraguay L 0-1 FIFA World Cup CONMEBOL South American qualifier
24 Apr 2001 Chile v Uruguay W 0-1 FIFA World Cup CONMEBOL South American qualifier
13 Feb 2002 Uruguay v Korea Republic W 2-1 International Friendly
27 Mar 2002 Saudi Arabia v Uruguay L 3-2 International Friendly
17 Apr 2002 Italy v Uruguay D 1-1 International Friendly
21 May 2002 Singapore v Uruguay W 1-2 TIGER BEER CHALLENGE TROPHY
01 Jun 2002 Uruguay v Denmark L 1-2 FIFA World Cup Finals Group A
06 Jun 2002 France v Uruguay D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Finals Group A
11 Jun 2002 Senegal v Uruguay D 3-3 FIFA World Cup Finals Group A
07 Jul 2004 Mexico v Uruguay D 2-2 Copa America Group B
10 Jul 2004 Uruguay v Ecuador W 2-1 Copa America Group B
18 Jul 2004 Paraguay v Uruguay W 1-3 Copa America Quarter-final
24 Jul 2004 Colombia v Uruguay W 1-2 Copa America 3rd place
12 Oct 2004 Bolivia v Uruguay D 0-0 FIFA World Cup South America
17 Nov 2004 Uruguay v Paraguay W 1-0 FIFA World Cup South America
17 Aug 2005 Spain v Uruguay L 2-0 International Friendly
04 Sep 2005 Uruguay v Colombia W 3-2 FIFA World Cup South America
08 Oct 2005 Ecuador v Uruguay D 0-0 FIFA World Cup South America
12 Oct 2005 Uruguay v Argentina W 1-0 FIFA World Cup South America
16 Nov 2005 Australia v Uruguay L 1-0 (2-4) FIFA World Cup Oceania / SA play-off
01 Mar 2006 England v Uruguay L 2-1 International Friendly
15 Nov 2006 Georgia v Uruguay L 2-0 International Friendly


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.