Legends Database

Elias Figueroa by DNA I

Elías FIGUEROA

Central Defender

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Overall RATING
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Attacking Skills
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Playmaking
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Defending Skills

Other Positions

185cm x 79kg; Right Footed; Prime 1972 – 1977

Physical Skills

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Acceleration
82%
Agility
78%
Balance
86%
Jump
93%
Natural Fitness
89%
Speed
82%
Stamina
85%
Strength
88%

Technical Skills

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Ball Control
80%
Dribbling
74%
Free Kicks
71%
Heading
91%
Long Passing
75%
Shooting Accuracy
67%
Shooting Power
83%
Shooting Technique
69%
Short Passing
82%

Tactical Skills

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Defensive Positioning
93%
Off the ball
57%
Teamwork
88%

Mental Skills

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Anticipation
93%
Concentration
89%
Consistency
90%
Determination
93%
Leadership
93%
Vision
70%

Attacking Skills

Finishing
64%

Defensive Skills

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Marking
94%
Sliding
92%
Tackling
94%

Info Box

– Known as Don Elias
A World Class defender with superb defending skills, strength and technique

– Brings ball out of defense
– Dives into tackles
– Injury Free
– Mark his opponents tightly

Additional Skills

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Crossing
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Creativity
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Penalties
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Versatility
  • Aerial Threat

  • Charismatic Leader

  • Complete Defender

Elias Figueroa, South America’s defensive stalwart, epitomized elegance and command in his role. Known for his exceptional game reading and physical strength, Figueroa excelled in interceptions and tackling with a finesse that seemed effortless. His aerial strength and one-on-one prowess were remarkable.

Figueroa’s leadership on the field was marked by a composed confidence, crucial for club success at Internacional and Peñarol, and instrumental in his role with the Chilean national team. His legacy in football stands as a testament to defensive artistry, combining tactical intelligence with physical dominance.