– 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
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.