Jorge Orlando Aravena Plaza (born 22 April 1958 in Santiago, Chile) is a retired Chilean footballer. A left-footed attacking midfielder or deep-lying forward, he played for several clubs in Latin America and Europe, including Club Deportivo Universidad Católica, Deportivo Cali and Puebla F.C.. Today, Aravena is considered a major figure in the history of these clubs. In addition, Aravena has managed several clubs in Chile and Latin America.
Aravena also represented the Chile national football team. He earned 36 caps in the 1980s, scoring 22 goals.
Throughout his career Jorge Aravena scored 285 goals, making him the fifth top scorer in the history of Chilean football and the highest scorer among midfielders.Close