Álvaro Misael Alfaro (born January 6, 1971 in El Salvador) is a Salvadoran football player, who currently plays for Atletico Balboa.
Alvaro Misael Alfaro made his professional debut for C.D. Luis Angel Firpo
and was soon promoted to starting goalie, he had very successful time with Luis Angel Firpo winning 4 titles (1997-98, 1999 Clausura, and 2000 Clausura) and earning his first international cap for the El Salvador
Alvaro Misael Alfaro has been the most consistent player for El Salvador during the 90's and early 2000.
Misael Alfaro has competed in 3 Gold Cup
(1996,2000,2002) and 4 UNCAF Nations Cup
Misael Alfaro played in two world cup campaign both were unsuccessful failing to progress to final group stages.
Alvaro Misael Alfaro announced his retirement from the international game 2006, after learning off problems with his heart.
In his last game El Salvador
lost to Panama
3:0 away, which inadvertly eliminated El Salvador from 2006 world cup.
Goalkeeping Scoring Record
Alvaro Misael Alfaro was placed number 7 as one of the World's Most Successful Goalscoring Goalkeepers Of All Time with 31 goals.
- http://www.iffhs.de/?b4a390f03be4ac07cda15b45fdcdc3bfcdc0aec70aee0a (goalscoring record)
- http://elgrafico.com/index.php?jgd=268 (player information)