Height 1.80 m
|Name Pablo Melgar|
Current team Antigua GFC
Role Football player
|Full name Pablo Sebastian Melgar Torino|
Date of birth (1980-01-14) January 14, 1980 (age 35)
Place of birth Guatemala City, Guatemala
1999 Club Atletico Tembetary
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Pablo Melgar (born January 14, 1980) is a Guatemalan football defender. He currently plays for Antigua in the Guatemalan first division.
Before playing in Chile, Melgar played for local clubs Deportivo Zacapa, Antigua GFC, Aurora FC, and Municipal, the latter from 2004 to 2007, during which time the club won five league titles in a row. He then left Municipal for Antofagasta but decided not to return to Chile after finding it hard to play football outside the capital, Santiago de Chile. After a stint with USAC, Melgar returned to Municipal for the Apertura 2010 season.
Melgar has been a regular on the Guatemala national team, for which he has competed at the youth, Olympic, and full international levels. Tournaments in which he partaked include the under-17 and under-20 World Cup qualifying, the 1999 Pan American Games, the 2000 Olympic tournament qualifying and the Central American Games of 2002.
He made his senior debut in a January 2002 friendly match against Cuba and has earned a total of 56 caps (including a non official game against Argentina), scoring 1 goal. He has represented his country in 16 FIFA World Cup qualification matches and played at the 2003 UNCAF Nations Cup and the 2005 and 2007 CONCACAF Gold Cups.