Gustavo Páez

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Gustavo Páez
Personal information
Full name Gustavo Andrés Páez Martinez
Date of birth (1990-04-16) April 16, 1990 (age 31)
Place of birth Mérida, Venezuela
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 9+12 in)
Position(s) Forward or right-wing
Club information
Current team
Mineros de Guayana
Number 16
Youth career
1994–2006 Academia Emeritense
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2008 Academia Emeritense
2009 Alianza Lima
2009 Zamora
2010 Interblock Ljubljana 19 (5)
2010 Union Quinto
2011–2013 Mallorca B 44 (3)
2013 ACD Lara 12 (0)
2013–2014 Deportivo La Guaira 10 (0)
2014 Messina 9 (0)
2014–2015 Zamora 17 (2)
2016 Estudiantes de Mérida 32 (9)
2017–2019 Kaizer Chiefs 45 (7)
2019 Atlético Venezuela 9 (0)
2020– Mineros de Guayana 4 (1)
National team
2007 Venezuela U-17
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 17:28, 8 July 2020 (UTC)

Gustavo Andrés Páez Martinez (born April 16, 1990) is a Venezuelan footballer who plays for Mineros de Guayana as a forward.


Born in Mérida, Páez started his senior career playing in lowly club Academia Emeritense. In 2009, he had a short spell with Peruvian Alianza Lima before returning to his home country to play with Zamora FC, in Venezuelan Primera División.

In January 2010 Páez signed with NK Interblock Ljubljana playing in the Slovenian First League; despite being regular at the side, he suffered team relegation at the end of the season. In September 2010 he went to Italy to play for Serie D side A.S. Union Quinto.[1]

In August 2011 Páez moved to Spain, signing with RCD Mallorca and being assigned to the reserves in Segunda División B. After appearing with the Balearics for two seasons, he joined ACD Lara.[2]

On 31 January 2017, it was announced that Paez will sign for South African club Kaizer Chiefs F.C..[3]

National team[]

Gustavo Páez was part of the Venezuelan team at the 2007 South American Under 17 Football Championship.


  1. ^ Paez firma con il Quinto (Paez signs with Quinto); Radio Veneta Uno, 14 September 2010 (in Italian)
  2. ^ Gustavo Páez es la nueva incorporación del ACD Lara (Gustavo Páez new signing of ACD Lara) Archived 2013-12-24 at the Wayback Machine; FerrDi Sports, 19 July 2013 (in Spanish)
  3. ^ "Gustavo Paez has put pen to paper on a deal with Kaizer Chiefs". Retrieved 2018-05-21.

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