Jairo Palomino

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Jairo Palomino
Personal information
Full name Jairo Fabián Palomino Sierra
Date of birth (1988-08-02) August 2, 1988 (age 26)
Place of birth Nechí, Colombia
Height 1.82 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Playing position Defender, Defensive Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2008 Envigado Fútbol Club 39 (1)
2008–2011 Atlético Nacional 96 (13)
2011–2013 Al-Ahli 37 (2)
2013-2014 Atlético Nacional (loan) 10 (1)
2014 Al Ahli 2 (0)
National team
2007 Colombia U-20 9 (1)
2009- Colombia 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Jairo Fabián Palomino Sierra is a Colombian football defensive midfielder that can also play left back and center back. He currently plays for Al Ahli

Club career[edit]

Atlético Nacional[edit]

2011[edit]

Palomino played 16 matches and scored a single goal, also Atlético Nacional won the 2011 Categoría Primera A season Torneo Apertura.

Al-Ahli[edit]

2011-12[edit]

Palomino moved to Al-Ahli club for 4m USD in 2011. in the 2011–12 Saudi Professional League Al-Ahli were runner-up and Palomino played 17 matches and scored a single goal. in the 2012 King Cup of Champions Palomino played semi-final against Al-Hilal and he saved lots of dangerous balls and he showed his abilities as a great Defender when they defeated Al-Hilal and thus his team qualified to the final and won the cup. Palomino helped Al-Ahli team in the 2012 AFC Champions League and it were runner-up.

2012-13[edit]

in the 2012–13 Saudi Professional League Palomino played 19 matches and scored a single goal. in the 2013 AFC Champions League Palomino and Al-Ahli Qualify to Quarter-finals. in 2013, After the end of the season Palomino announced his leaving Al-Ahli club because he is thinking going to 2014 FIFA World Cup with national team Colombia.

International career[edit]

Palomino played for the Colombian U-20 national team (2007) as well as the Colombia national football team. On club level he played for Atlético Nacional in the Copa Mustang. He scored the 2nd goal at the 2007 South American Youth Championship against Venezuela.

International goals[edit]

U-20[edit]

Club career statistics[edit]

Club Season League Crown Prince Cup King Cup ACL Other Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Al-Ahli 2011–12 17 10 1 0 3 1 10 0 3 0 34 11
2012–13 19 1 2 0 4 0 7 1 3 0 35 2
2014–15 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
Total 39 2 3 0 7 1 17 1 6 0 72 13

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

With - Atlético Nacional

With - Al-Ahli

External links[edit]