Johnny Leverón

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Johnny Leverón
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Personal information
Full name Johnny Harold Leverón Uclés
Date of birth (1990-02-07) 7 February 1990 (age 24)
Place of birth Yoro, Honduras
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Defender / Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Vancouver Whitecaps FC
Number 16
Youth career
2007–2009 Promesas
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2012 Motagua 83 (9)
2013– Vancouver Whitecaps FC 22 (0)
National team
2007 Honduras U17 9 (4)
2008–2009 Honduras U20 12 (1)
2010 Honduras U21 2 (0)
2011–2012 Honduras U23 7 (1)
2010– Honduras 22 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 1 July 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 2 June 2012
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Leverón and the second or maternal family name is Uclés.

Johnny Harold Leverón Uclés (born 7 February 1990) is a Honduran footballer who currently plays for Vancouver Whitecaps FC in Major League Soccer.

Career[edit]

Club[edit]

In December 2008, he signed for Motagua, and played with the Honduran club until 2012.[1] Leverón made his official debut in the Honduran league on 19 April 2009 wearing Motagua's jersey in the 3–6 defeat against Marathón in San Pedro Sula. While with Motagua he appeared in 83 league matches and scored 9 goals.

In January 2013 it was revealed his agent was looking for a move abroad.[2] In February 2013 he signed a contract to play in MLS for Vancouver Whitecaps FC.

International[edit]

Leverón represented Honduras In the 2007 Pan American Games in Rio Janeiro. He was captain of the under 17 team and scored 3 goals for his squad. He also played in the 2007 FIFA U-17 World Cup in Korea and at the 2009 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Egypt.[3]

He made his senior debut for Honduras in an April 2010 friendly match against Venezuela and has, as of January 2013, earned a total of 22 caps, scoring 3 goals. He has represented his country in one FIFA World Cup qualification match and played at the 2012 Summer Olympics. He also played at the 2011 UNCAF Nations Cups[4] as well as at the 2011 CONCACAF Gold Cup.[5]

Career statistics[edit]

International goals[edit]

# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 18 December 2010 San Pedro Sula  Panama 1–0 2–1 Friendly
2 2–1
3 21 January 2011 Panama City  El Salvador 1–0 2–0 2011 Copa Centroamericana

Honours and awards[edit]

Club[edit]

C.D. Motagua

Country[edit]

Honduras

References[edit]

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