Roberto Miguel Acuna

Date of birth25 March 1972
Place of birthAvellaneda
NationalityParaguayan
Weight78 kg
Height1.75 m
PositionMidfielder

A polished midfield performer, Roberto was born in Argentina and qualifies to play for Paraguay via his parents.

He played first in Paraguay for Nacional making his debut in 1989, and then moved to Argentina to Argentinos Juniors before signing for the bigger club Independiente in 1994. He has subsequently played in Spain for Real Zaragoza and Deportivo La Coruna.

At international level, Roberto made his debut in 1993 and, approaching the World Cup finals in 2006, was close to 100 caps.

Roberto is nicknamed El Torro as he is as strong as a bull, getting between both penalty boxes with ease.

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2000-01 Real Zaragoza Primera Liga 34
4
9
2000-01 Real Zaragoza UEFA Cup 2
1
2001-02 Real Zaragoza Primera Liga 26
1
6
5
2001-02 Real Zaragoza UEFA Cup 2
1
2002-03 Deportivo La Coruña Primera Liga
7
2002-03 Deportivo La Coruña UEFA Champions League 2
5
1
2004-05 Deportivo La Coruña Primera Liga
2


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
09 Sep 2000 Real Zaragoza v Español L 1-2 Primera Liga 1
14 Sep 2000 Real Zaragoza v Wisla Kraków W 4-1 UEFA Cup 1st round 1st leg
17 Sep 2000 Rayo Vallecano v Real Zaragoza D 0-0 Primera Liga 2
23 Sep 2000 Real Zaragoza v Alavés D 2-2 Primera Liga 3
28 Sep 2000 Wisla Kraków v Real Zaragoza L 4-1
Agg: 5-5
UEFA Cup 1st round 2nd leg
01 Oct 2000 Oviedo v Real Zaragoza L 2-1 Primera Liga 4
15 Oct 2000 Real Zaragoza v Valladolid D 0-0 Primera Liga 5
21 Oct 2000 Valencia v Real Zaragoza L 1-0 Primera Liga 6
29 Oct 2000 Real Zaragoza v Malaga D 1-1 Primera Liga 7
01 Nov 2000 Athletic Bilbao v Real Zaragoza W 1-2 Primera Liga 8
05 Nov 2000 Real Zaragoza v Racing Santander W 2-0 Primera Liga 9
11 Nov 2000 Deportivo La Coruña v Real Zaragoza L 2-0 Primera Liga 10
19 Nov 2000 Real Zaragoza v Barcelona W 3-1 Primera Liga 11
03 Dec 2000 Real Zaragoza v Real Mallorca D 1-1 Primera Liga 13
09 Dec 2000 Numancia v Real Zaragoza D 1-1 Primera Liga 14
20 Dec 2000 Villarreal v Real Zaragoza D 1-1 Primera Liga 16
07 Jan 2001 Real Sociedad v Real Zaragoza D 1-1 Primera Liga 17
14 Jan 2001 Real Zaragoza v Osasuna W 4-2 Primera Liga 18
21 Jan 2001 Celta Vigo v Real Zaragoza D 1-1 Primera Liga 19
04 Feb 2001 Real Zaragoza v Rayo Vallecano W 6-1 Primera Liga 21
11 Feb 2001 Alavés v Real Zaragoza L 1-0 Primera Liga 22
18 Feb 2001 Real Zaragoza v Oviedo W 5-2 Primera Liga 23
03 Mar 2001 Real Zaragoza v Valencia D 1-1 Primera Liga 25
11 Mar 2001 Malaga v Real Zaragoza L 2-0 Primera Liga 26
18 Mar 2001 Real Zaragoza v Athletic Bilbao D 2-2 Primera Liga 27
01 Apr 2001 Racing Santander v Real Zaragoza L 2-1 Primera Liga 28
08 Apr 2001 Real Zaragoza v Deportivo La Coruña W 2-1 Primera Liga 29
14 Apr 2001 Barcelona v Real Zaragoza D 4-4 Primera Liga 30
22 Apr 2001 Real Zaragoza v Real Madrid L 2-3 Primera Liga 31
29 Apr 2001 Real Mallorca v Real Zaragoza L 2-1 Primera Liga 32
06 May 2001 Real Zaragoza v Numancia W 3-1 Primera Liga 33
13 May 2001 Las Palmas v Real Zaragoza L 2-1 Primera Liga 34
20 May 2001 Real Zaragoza v Villarreal D 0-0 Primera Liga 35
27 May 2001 Real Zaragoza v Real Sociedad D 1-1 Primera Liga 36
10 Jun 2001 Osasuna v Real Zaragoza L 1-0 Primera Liga 37
17 Jun 2001 Real Zaragoza v Celta Vigo D 1-1 Primera Liga 38
26 Aug 2001 Español v Real Zaragoza D 0-0 Primera Liga 1
09 Sep 2001 Real Zaragoza v Sevilla D 0-0 Primera Liga 2
16 Sep 2001 Rayo Vallecano v Real Zaragoza D 0-0 Primera Liga 3
20 Sep 2001 Real Zaragoza v Silkeborg D 0-0 UEFA Cup 1st round 1st leg
28 Oct 2001 Real Zaragoza v Malaga D 0-0 Primera Liga 10
01 Nov 2001 Servette v Real Zaragoza D 0-0
Agg: 0-0
UEFA Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
04 Nov 2001 Real Betis v Real Zaragoza D 0-0 Primera Liga 11
11 Nov 2001 Real Zaragoza v Real Madrid D 0-0 Primera Liga 12
18 Nov 2001 Valladolid v Real Zaragoza D 0-0 Primera Liga 13
25 Nov 2001 Real Zaragoza v Las Palmas D 0-0 Primera Liga 14
02 Dec 2001 Athletic Bilbao v Real Zaragoza D 0-0 Primera Liga 15
09 Dec 2001 Real Zaragoza v Alavés D 0-0 Primera Liga 16
16 Dec 2001 Celta Vigo v Real Zaragoza D 0-0 Primera Liga 17
23 Dec 2001 Real Zaragoza v Villarreal D 0-0 Primera Liga 18
06 Jan 2002 Barcelona v Real Zaragoza D 0-0 Primera Liga 19
13 Jan 2002 Real Zaragoza v Español D 0-0 Primera Liga 20
20 Jan 2002 Sevilla v Real Zaragoza D 0-0 Primera Liga 21
27 Jan 2002 Real Zaragoza v Rayo Vallecano D 0-0 Primera Liga 22
03 Feb 2002 Osasuna v Real Zaragoza D 0-0 Primera Liga 23
10 Feb 2002 Real Sociedad v Real Zaragoza D 0-0 Primera Liga 25
17 Feb 2002 Real Zaragoza v Real Mallorca D 0-0 Primera Liga 26
10 Mar 2002 Malaga v Real Zaragoza D 0-0 Primera Liga 29
17 Mar 2002 Real Zaragoza v Real Betis D 0-0 Primera Liga 30
31 Mar 2002 Real Zaragoza v Valladolid D 0-0 Primera Liga 32
06 Apr 2002 Las Palmas v Real Zaragoza D 0-0 Primera Liga 33
14 Apr 2002 Real Zaragoza v Athletic Bilbao D 0-0 Primera Liga 34
21 Apr 2002 Alavés v Real Zaragoza D 0-0 Primera Liga 35
28 Apr 2002 Real Zaragoza v Celta Vigo D 0-0 Primera Liga 36
05 May 2002 Villarreal v Real Zaragoza D 0-0 Primera Liga 37


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
1992-93 Paraguay Copa America
1
1992-93 Paraguay Copa Paz 1
1992-93 Paraguay International Friendly
1
1993-94 Paraguay FIFA World Cup 5
1
1993-94 Paraguay International Friendly 1
1994-95 Paraguay Centenary Tournament 1
1994-95 Paraguay Copa America 4
1994-95 Paraguay Copa Paz
1
1994-95 Paraguay International Friendly 1
1995-96 Paraguay FIFA World Cup 2
1995-96 Paraguay International Friendly 3
1
1996-97 Paraguay Copa America 4
1
1996-97 Paraguay FIFA World Cup 8
1996-97 Paraguay International Friendly 2
1997-98 Paraguay FIFA World Cup 8
1
1
1997-98 Paraguay Hugo Sanchez Farewell 1
1997-98 Paraguay International Friendly 5
1
1997-98 Paraguay Kirin Cup 2
1998-99 Paraguay Copa America 4
1
1998-99 Paraguay International Friendly 2
1999-00 Paraguay Copa Paz 1
1999-00 Paraguay FIFA World Cup 3
1999-00 Paraguay International Friendly 2
2000-01 Paraguay FIFA World Cup 9
1
3
2001-02 Paraguay FIFA World Cup 7
1
1
2001-02 Paraguay International Friendly 1
2002-03 Paraguay International Friendly 2
2005-06 Paraguay FIFA World Cup 6
1
2005-06 Paraguay International Friendly 5
2006-07 Paraguay International Friendly 1
2010-11 Paraguay 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
03 Mar 1993 Paraguay v Bolivia W 1-0 Paz del Chaco Cup
10 Jun 1993 Mexico v Paraguay L 3-1 International Friendly
26 Jun 1993 Ecuador v Paraguay L 3-0 Copa America Quarter-final
14 Jul 1993 Brazil v Paraguay L 2-0 International Friendly
02 Aug 1993 Colombia v Paraguay D 0-0 FIFA World Cup South America group A
08 Aug 1993 Paraguay v Argentina L 1-3 FIFA World Cup South America group A
15 Aug 1993 Paraguay v Peru W 2-1 FIFA World Cup South America group A
22 Aug 1993 Paraguay v Colombia D 1-1 FIFA World Cup South America group A
29 Aug 1993 Argentina v Paraguay D 0-0 FIFA World Cup South America group A
05 Sep 1993 Peru v Paraguay D 2-2 FIFA World Cup South America group A
09 Jun 1995 Paraguay v Bolivia W 0-0 (4-3) Paz del Chaco Cup
14 Jun 1995 Argentina v Paraguay L 2-1 International Friendly
22 Jun 1995 New Zealand v Paraguay W 2-3 CENTENARY TOURNAMENT
03 Jul 1995 Paraguay v Ecuador W 1-0 International Friendly
06 Jul 1995 Mexico v Paraguay W 1-2 Copa America Group A
09 Jul 1995 Uruguay v Paraguay L 1-0 Copa America Group A
12 Jul 1995 Paraguay v Venezuela W 3-2 Copa America Group A
16 Jul 1995 Colombia v Paraguay L 1-1 (4-5) Copa America Quarter-final
13 Feb 1996 Bolivia v Paraguay L 4-1 International Friendly
21 Apr 1996 Paraguay v Bosnia and Herzegovina W 3-0 International Friendly
24 Apr 1996 Colombia v Paraguay L 1-0 FIFA World Cup CONMEBOL South American qualifier
02 Jun 1996 Uruguay v Paraguay W 0-2 FIFA World Cup CONMEBOL South American qualifier
26 Jul 1996 Paraguay v Bolivia W 2-0 International Friendly
01 Sep 1996 Argentina v Paraguay D 1-1 FIFA World Cup CONMEBOL South American qualifier
09 Oct 1996 Paraguay v Chile W 2-1 FIFA World Cup CONMEBOL South American qualifier
10 Nov 1996 Paraguay v Ecuador W 1-0 FIFA World Cup CONMEBOL South American qualifier
15 Dec 1996 Bolivia v Paraguay D 0-0 FIFA World Cup CONMEBOL South American qualifier
12 Jan 1997 Venezuela v Paraguay W 0-2 FIFA World Cup CONMEBOL South American qualifier
12 Feb 1997 Paraguay v Peru W 2-1 FIFA World Cup CONMEBOL South American qualifier
02 Apr 1997 Paraguay v Colombia W 2-1 FIFA World Cup CONMEBOL South American qualifier
30 Apr 1997 Paraguay v Uruguay W 3-1 FIFA World Cup CONMEBOL South American qualifier
04 Jun 1997 USA v Paraguay D 0-0 International Friendly
11 Jun 1997 Chile v Paraguay W 0-1 Copa America Group A
14 Jun 1997 Paraguay v Ecuador L 0-2 Copa America Group A
17 Jun 1997 Argentina v Paraguay D 1-1 Copa America Group A
22 Jun 1997 Brazil v Paraguay L 2-0 Copa America Quarter-final
06 Jul 1997 Paraguay v Argentina L 1-2 FIFA World Cup CONMEBOL South American qualifier
20 Jul 1997 Chile v Paraguay L 2-1 FIFA World Cup CONMEBOL South American qualifier
20 Aug 1997 Ecuador v Paraguay L 2-1 FIFA World Cup CONMEBOL South American qualifier
10 Sep 1997 Paraguay v Bolivia W 2-1 FIFA World Cup CONMEBOL South American qualifier
12 Oct 1997 Paraguay v Venezuela W 1-0 FIFA World Cup CONMEBOL South American qualifier
14 Mar 1998 USA v Paraguay D 2-2 International Friendly
19 Mar 1998 Mexico v Paraguay D 1-1 Hugo Sanchez farewell
29 Mar 1998 Colombia v Paraguay D 1-1 International Friendly
22 Apr 1998 Italy v Paraguay L 3-1 International Friendly
17 May 1998 Japan v Paraguay D 1-1 KIRIN CUP
21 May 1998 Czech Republic v Paraguay L 1-0 KIRIN CUP
03 Jun 1998 Romania v Paraguay L 3-2 International Friendly
06 Jun 1998 Belgium v Paraguay L 1-0 International Friendly
12 Jun 1998 Paraguay v Bulgaria D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Finals Group D
19 Jun 1998 Spain v Paraguay D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Finals Group D
24 Jun 1998 Nigeria v Paraguay W 1-3 FIFA World Cup Finals Group D
28 Jun 1998 France v Paraguay L 1-0 FIFA World Cup Finals 2nd round
17 Jun 1999 Paraguay v Uruguay L 2-3 International Friendly
24 Jun 1999 Paraguay v Colombia W 2-1 International Friendly
29 Jun 1999 Paraguay v Bolivia D 0-0 Copa America Group A
02 Jul 1999 Paraguay v Japan W 4-0 Copa America Group A
05 Jul 1999 Paraguay v Peru W 1-0 Copa America Group A
10 Jul 1999 Paraguay v Uruguay L 1-1 (3-5) Copa America Quarter-final
03 Nov 1999 Paraguay v Bolivia D 0-0 Paz del Chaco Cup
17 Nov 1999 Uruguay v Paraguay W 0-1 International Friendly
29 Mar 2000 Peru v Paraguay L 2-0 FIFA World Cup CONMEBOL South American qualifier
26 Apr 2000 Paraguay v Uruguay W 1-0 FIFA World Cup CONMEBOL South American qualifier
03 Jun 2000 Paraguay v Ecuador W 3-1 FIFA World Cup CONMEBOL South American qualifier
21 Jun 2000 Paraguay v Costa Rica W 1-0 International Friendly
30 Jun 2000 Chile v Paraguay L 3-1 FIFA World Cup CONMEBOL South American qualifier
18 Jul 2000 Paraguay v Brazil W 2-1 FIFA World Cup CONMEBOL South American qualifier
27 Jul 2000 Bolivia v Paraguay D 0-0 FIFA World Cup CONMEBOL South American qualifier
16 Aug 2000 Argentina v Paraguay D 1-1 FIFA World Cup CONMEBOL South American qualifier
02 Sep 2000 Paraguay v Venezuela W 3-0 FIFA World Cup CONMEBOL South American qualifier
07 Oct 2000 Colombia v Paraguay W 0-2 FIFA World Cup CONMEBOL South American qualifier
15 Nov 2000 Paraguay v Peru W 5-1 FIFA World Cup CONMEBOL South American qualifier
28 Mar 2001 Uruguay v Paraguay W 0-1 FIFA World Cup CONMEBOL South American qualifier
02 Jun 2001 Paraguay v Chile W 1-0 FIFA World Cup CONMEBOL South American qualifier
16 Aug 2001 Brazil v Paraguay L 2-0 FIFA World Cup CONMEBOL South American qualifier
08 Nov 2001 Venezuela v Paraguay L 3-1 FIFA World Cup CONMEBOL South American qualifier
14 Nov 2001 Paraguay v Colombia L 0-4 FIFA World Cup CONMEBOL South American qualifier
17 May 2002 Sweden v Paraguay W 1-2 International Friendly
02 Jun 2002 Paraguay v South Africa D 2-2 FIFA World Cup Finals Group B
07 Jun 2002 Spain v Paraguay L 3-1 FIFA World Cup Finals Group B
12 Jun 2002 Slovenia v Paraguay W 1-3 FIFA World Cup Finals Group B
15 Jun 2002 Germany v Paraguay L 1-0 FIFA World Cup Finals 2nd round
21 Aug 2002 Brazil v Paraguay W 0-1 International Friendly
16 Oct 2002 Spain v Paraguay D 0-0 International Friendly
03 Sep 2005 Paraguay v Argentina W 1-0 FIFA World Cup South America
08 Oct 2005 Venezuela v Paraguay W 0-1 FIFA World Cup South America
12 Oct 2005 Paraguay v Colombia L 0-1 FIFA World Cup South America
01 Mar 2006 Wales v Paraguay D 0-0 International Friendly
30 Mar 2006 Mexico v Paraguay L 2-1 International Friendly
24 May 2006 Norway v Paraguay D 2-2 International Friendly
27 May 2006 Denmark v Paraguay D 1-1 International Friendly
31 May 2006 Georgia v Paraguay W 0-1 International Friendly
10 Jun 2006 England v Paraguay L 1-0 FIFA World Cup Finals Group B
15 Jun 2006 Sweden v Paraguay L 1-0 FIFA World Cup Finals Group B
20 Jun 2006 Paraguay v Trinidad and Tobago W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Finals Group B
07 Oct 2006 Australia v Paraguay D 1-1 International Friendly
11 Jun 2011 Paraguay v Romania W 2-0 International Friendly


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