||Leonel Lisandro Noriega Pereira
|Date of birth
10 May 1975 |
|Place of birth
||1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 28 February 2010.
† Appearances (Goals).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 28 February 2010
Leonel Noriega (born 10 May 1975 in Cobán), nicknamed "El Cholo", is a Guatemalan football midfielder who currently plays for Deportivo Marquense in the Liga Nacional de Guatemala.
Noriega, a defensive midfielder, has been playing for Marquense since 2006 after moving from CD Suchitepéquez and signed a year extension of his contract ahead of the 2009/2010 season.
Noriega made his debut for Guatemala in a February 2006 friendly match against the United States and has made 13 appearances for the full Guatemala national football team including three matches at the 2007 CONCACAF Gold Cup He has also represented his country at the UNCAF Nations Cup 2007.