Jorge Claros Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 12 Jun, 2014
Facts of Jorge Claros
Date of Birth: 1986 , January-8
Age: 35 years old
Birth Nation: Honduras
Height: 6 Feet
Name Jorge Claros
Birth Name Jorge Aarón Claros Juárez
Nationality Honduran
Birth Place/City La Ceiba
Ethnicity White Ethnicity
Profession Footballer
Working For C.D. Motagua
Weight in KG 70 kg
Famous for Football player
Married Yes
Married to Roger Espinoza
Online Presence Facebook,Twitter,Wikipedia
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Jorge Aarón Claros Juárez  who is a well-known footballer was born on 8 January 1986. He is a Honduran born in La Ceiba is generally known as Jorge Claros. He is a talented footballer who currently plays for the club called Motagua with No.8 as his shirt number. He has a height of 1.83 m and weights 70 kg. He is also known as The Pitbull in his homeland. Motagua and Honduras National football team are his current teams. Currently married to Elsa and has son named Johann he is very family oriented type of guy whose first priority has always been his family.


He started his career in 2004 at Vida. After one year of that he joined Honduran giants Motagua in 2005.Claros has represented the national team of Honduras playing as a defensive mid fielder. Representing the national team he played for Edinburgh club Hibernian from 2012 to 2013 in Scottish Premier League.

He went on trial with two of the club one is the Scottish club called Rangers and another is Hibernian which is also a Scottish club. After that with Hibernian on 31 January he signed a loan contract. To reach the Finals of Scottish cup in 2012 he helped the Hibernian club. Eventhough the team lost to Edinburgh derby rivals Hearts the manager claimed that during 2012-13 season he would improve. Therefore his loan agreement was extended till 2013 season in January. Similarly he also has very attractive salary.

In Netherlands at 2005 Youth world cup he was a member of the national football team of Honduras. After that he represented the team in Beijing also at Summer Olympics 2008. Similarly, he played against Venezuela in which he had made his debut for the senior national team in 2006 August. He represented the country in different matches. Some of them are FIFA world cup qualification matches , 2011 UNCAF Nations Cups and 2007 CONCACAF Gold cup. In 2013 when the match was played against El Salvador  he scored only goal of the game. Hence he secured a place in the knockout stages of the tournament for Honduras. Because of his skills and talent he was recalled for 2014 FIFA World cup qualifications matches against Cuba in 2012 September.


On 16th of June 2011, when thieves tried to steal his car he was shot in the head. This happened when to drop off a friend he stopped the car and he was hit by 2 unidentified men with pistols in his shoulder and in the head. It is said that he was with his wife and her friend. The two of the women were not hurt but he was shot in the head. Luckily he managed to drive himself to the hospital. His wounds were not much of the fatal wounds. He stayed in hospital for around 15 days. After his full recovery he was back to play for Club Deportivo Motaguahis.