At 42 years old, Esteban Paredes has this physical status:
Esteban Efraín Paredes Quintanilla (born 1 August 1980) is a Chilean footballer currently playing for Chilean club Colo-Colo as a forward. Paredes has been five-time Primera División de Chile top goalscorer and the only one in Chilean football history to do it.
He represented his country in two FIFA World Cup, 2010, 2014, and one Copa América, in 2011. Paredes is also the all time top goal scorer in Chilean tournaments history (surpassing Francisco Valdés).
He began his career at Santiago Morning youth ranks and was promoted in 2000.
In 2009, he joined Chilean giants Colo-Colo on a three-year contract. That season, Paredes was an influential player and helped the team to win the Torneo Clausura. He was a key player in the final against Universidad Católica, scoring twice past Universidad Católica goalkeeper Paulo Garcés.
In May 2022, after playing for Coquimbo Unido in the Chilean Primera División, and having scored 367 goals in his career, he announced his retirement as a professional footballer.
Paredes represented his country in two World Cups, in 2010 and 2014 respectively, and at the 2011 Copa América.
His son, Esteban Paredes Lastra, was with the Colo-Colo youth ranks and then moved to Palestino when his father left Colo-Colo.
In August 2022, he joined TNT Sports Chile as the co-host of the cooking and talk show Sabor a Gol alongside the chef Tomás Olivera.
Scores and results list Chile's goal tally first.