Juan David Valencia

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Juan David Valencia
Personal information
Full name Juan David Valencia Hinestroza
Date of birth (1986-01-15) January 15, 1986 (age 29)
Place of birth Medellín, Colombia
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Playing position Wing-back
Club information
Current team
Atlético Nacional
Number 6
Youth career
Independiente Medellín
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2008 Independiente Medellín 20 (0)
2007–2008 Caracas (loan) 18 (1)
2008–2009 Atlético Huila 29 (8)
2009–2011 Independiente Medellín 55 (3)
2011–2012 Junior (loan) 31 (5)
2012- Atlético Nacional 88 (11)
National team
2010– Colombia 5 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of March 26, 2013.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of March 26, 2013

Juan David Valencia (born January 15, 1986) is a Colombian footballer that currently plays for Atlético Nacional. He can play as midfielder or defender.

Valencia started his footballing career in the youth ranks of Independiente Medellín. After making his debut in the Colombian First Division with the Medellín club, Valencia was loaned out to Venezuelan side Caracas FC. Valencia quickly established himself as a fixture on the left side of the Caracas midfield. He has also played left back.

He scored his first league goal with Caracas in a 2-1 victory over rival Unión Atlético Maracaibo. He has also started all the clubs matches in the 2008 Copa Libertadores, scoring in a 1-1 draw versus Brazilian side Cruzeiro Esporte Clube on March 18, 2008.

On 2012, Atlético Nacional bought the half of his rights after being champion of Liga Postobon with Atlético Junior.



Independiente Medellín

Caracas FC

Atlético Junior

Atlético Nacional

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