Erick Antonio Pulgar Farfán (born 15 January 1994) is a Chilean professional footballer who plays for Serie A club Fiorentina and the Chile national team. Mainly a defensive midfielder, he can also play as a defender.
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|Full name||Erick Antonio Pulgar Farfán|
|Date of birth||15 January 1994|
|Place of birth||Antofagasta, Chile|
|Height||1.87 m (6 ft 1+1⁄2 in)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 08:57, 31 May 2021 (UTC)|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 01:07, 22 June 2021 (UTC)
Born in Antofagasta, Pulgar started playing 6 years in South West Miramar club. At 15 he was invited to a championship Minera Escondida, Playa Blanca juice for where was the 'professional' Carlos Carcamo, who approached the young player to come to try to cadets. In Miramar played Antofagasta created but newcomer was winger and left back. It was in the 16 sub center where he lay until now. Debuted in 2013 and then ah been a regular in the series. He is a tall, fast and loose player that covers the defense very well. He also has good passing game despite his thin body fight strongly above. In 2014 the decommissioning stressed again and this caught the revelation player of the season.
Pulgar was the most outstanding player on a bad Universidad Católica half of 2014. After the arrival of Mario Salas starts playing in the position of the midfielder, where a prominent, even converting two goals in three games
On 20 August 2015, Italian club Bologna signed Pulgar from Universidad Católica on a four-year deal for an undisclosed fee. He was given the number 5 shirt. On 11 January 2019, Pulgar extended his contract until 30 June 2022.
On 9 August 2019, Pulgar signed for Fiorentina.
At the 2019 Copa America, Pulgar scored a goal in Chile's opening match against Japan. This was his first goal for the national side.
|Antofagasta||2011||Primera B de Chile||1||0||–||–||–||1||0|
|2012||Chilean Primera División||0||0||3||0||–||–||3||0|
|Universidad Católica||2014–15||Chilean Primera División||35||7||3||1||2||0||–||40||8|
- As of match played 21 June 2021. Scores and results list Chile's goal tally first.
|1.||17 June 2019||Estádio do Morumbi, São Paulo, Brazil||Japan||1–0||4–0||2019 Copa América|
|2.||8 June 2021||Estadio San Carlos de Apoquindo, Santiago, Chile||Bolivia||1–0||1–1||2022 FIFA World Cup qualification|
- "erick pulgar el jugador relevacion" (in Spanish). 5 May 2014. Archived from the original on 6 June 2014. Retrieved 2 June 2014.
- "Erick Pulgar se suma a Universidad Catolica" (in Spanish). 4 July 2014. Archived from the original on 14 July 2014. Retrieved 2 June 2014.
- "UFFICIALE: Bologna, preso Pulgar dall'Universidad Catolica" (in Italian). 20 August 2015. Retrieved 16 February 2016.
- "UFFICIALE: Bologna, rinnovo fino al 2022 per il cileno Pulgar" (in Italian). Retrieved 12 January 2019.
- "UFFICIALE: Pulgar è un nuovo giocatore della Fiorentina". Retrieved 9 August 2019.
- "Alexis Sánchez scores first goal since January as Chile beat Japan". The Guardian. Retrieved 18 June 2019.
- "Fiorentina: Pulgar e Ghidotti positivi al coronavirus". eurosport.it (in Italian). 23 August 2020. Retrieved 7 November 2020.
- "E. Pulgar". Soccerway.