Juan Carlos Henao

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Juan Carlos Henao
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Personal information
Full name Juan Carlos Henao Valencia
Date of birth (1971-12-30) December 30, 1971 (age 42)
Place of birth Medellín, Colombia
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)[1]
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Once Caldas
Number 1
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1991 Dinastia Río Sucio 4 (0)
1992–2004 Once Caldas 259 (0)
2002 Atlético Bucaramanga (loan) 25 (0)
2005 Santos 4 (0)
2005–2007 Millonarios 39 (0)
2007–2008 Maracaibo 38 (0)
2009–2010 Real Cartagena 27 (0)
2010– Once Caldas 53 (0)
National team
2000–2005 Colombia 12 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of February 18, 2011.
† Appearances (Goals).

Juan Carlos Henao Valencia, usually known as Juan Carlos Henao[2] (born December 30, 1971),[3] is a Colombian football (soccer) goalkeeper currently playing for Once Caldas of Colombia. He was born in Medellín.[3]

Career[edit]

As Once Caldas goalkeeper, in 2003, he won the Colombian Torneo Apertura, and in 2004, he won the Copa Libertadores and was runner-up of the Intercontinental Cup.[1] He has been capped nine times for the Colombian national team.[1] In 2004, Henao finished in the fifth place in the Uruguayan El Pais' South American Player of the Year award, after collecting 32 votes,[1] and in the eighth place in IFFHS's World's Best Goalkeeper, with 29 points, tied with Portuguese goalkeeper Vítor Baía.[4] He signed a one-year contract with Santos on January 3, 2005.[5] Juan Carlos Henao joined Real Cartagena on February 3, 2009.[6] He returned to Once Caldas on June 23, 2010.[7]

Transfer controversy[edit]

He joined Santos on free transfer on January 3, 2005, and his former club Once Caldas started a lengthy legal battle to claim the transfer fee.[8] It was rejected by FIFA Dispute Resolution Chamber on February 26, 2010.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Henao (Juan Carlos Henao Valencia)". Footballdatabase. Retrieved February 29, 2008. 
  2. ^ "Juan Carlos Henao". 123football. Retrieved February 29, 2008. 
  3. ^ a b "Juan Henao". Zerozero. Retrieved February 29, 2008. 
  4. ^ "IFFHS' World's Best Goalkeeper of the Year 2004". RSSSF. January 29, 2008. Retrieved February 29, 2008. 
  5. ^ "Henao, goleiro campeão da Libertadores, é o primeiro reforço do Santos". Santos FC (in Portuguese). January 6, 2005. Retrieved February 18, 2011. 
  6. ^ "Juan Carlos Henao es el nuevo arquero del Real Cartagena" (in Spanish). Terra. Retrieved February 17, 2009. 
  7. ^ "Juan Carlos Henao vuelve al Once Caldas" (in Spanish). Liga Postobon. June 23, 2010. Retrieved February 21, 2011. 
  8. ^ "Niegan veto al arquero Henao". Terra/NTX (in Spanish) (terra.com). February 1, 2005. Retrieved February 18, 2011. 
  9. ^ "Decision of Dispute Resolution Chamber 210059". FIFA (in Spanish). FIFA.com. February 26, 2010. Retrieved February 18, 2011.