Máximo Banguera

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Máximo Banguera
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Personal information
Full name Máximo Orlando Banguera Valdivieso
Date of birth (1985-12-16) December 16, 1985 (age 29)
Place of birth Guayaquil, Ecuador
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Number 1
Youth career
2003-2004 ESPOLI
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004-2008 ESPOLI 107 (0)
2009- Barcelona 226 (3)
National team
2008- Ecuador 27 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16 December 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 14 October 2014
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Banguera and the second or maternal family name is Valdivieso.

Máximo Orlando Banguera Valdivieso (born December 16, 1985 in Guayaquil, Ecuador), known as Máximo Banguera, is a goalkeeper who plays for Barcelona Sporting Club in the Ecuadorian Serie A and the Ecuador national team.

International career[edit]

He is the starting goalkeeper for the Ecuadorian national team. Banguera was called up to play against Mexico on November 2008. He played all of the ninety minutes and performed well.

After Marcelo Elizaga's retirement following the 2011 Copa America, Banguera was consolidated as first choice Goalkeeper for Ecuador. Due to injuries, he was only able to start a few games at the 2014 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers. Eventually losing his starting spot to LDU Quito's Alexander Domínguez.




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