Alexis Mendoza

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Mendoza and the second or maternal family name is Barrina.
Alexis Mendoza
Personal information
Full name Alexis Antonio Mendoza Barrina
Date of birth (1961-11-08) November 8, 1961 (age 54)
Place of birth Barranquilla, Colombia
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1983–1990 Junior 220 (13)
1990–1992 América de Cali 101 (1)
1993–1996 Junior 148 (5)
1997 Veracruz 15 (0)
1998 Junior 48 (3)
Total 532 (22)
National team
1987–1997 Colombia 67 (2)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of April 2008.

† Appearances (goals)

Alexis Antonio Mendoza Barrina (born November 8, 1961 in Barranquilla) is a retired football defender who was capped 67 times and scored 2 international goals for Colombia between 1987 and 1997.[1] He was the assistant manager of Honduras national football team during the 2010 FIFA World Cup and of the Ecuador national football team during the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

International career[edit]

Mendoza played one match at the 1994 World Cup, and was an unused substitute for the 1990 World Cup. Mendoza also played in 4 editions of the Copa América in 1987,[2] 1989,[3] 1993[4] and 1995[5]

Club career[edit]

Mendoza played most of his club career for Junior. He also played for América de Cali between 1990 and 1992, where he won two Colombian league championships (1990 & 1992).

In 1993 he returned to Junior and helped them to win the 1993 and 1995 Colombian league championships.

Towards the end of his career Mendoza played for Veracruz in Mexico.[6]




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