Arnulfo Valentierra

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Arnulfo Valentierra
Personal information
Full name Arnulfo Valentierra Cuero
Date of birth (1974-08-16) 16 August 1974 (age 43)
Place of birth Barranquilla, Colombia
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1995–2002 Once Caldas 178 (50)
2002 América de Cali 20 (2)
2003 Once Caldas 42 (18)
2003 Al-Wahda (UAE)
2004 Al-Ittihad (UAE)
2005 Cienciano 13 (3)
2005–2007 Once Caldas 72 (19)
2007 Peñarol 7 (1)
2008 Bolívar 39 (14)
2009 Unión Magdalena 10 (3)
2010 Aurora 32 (6)
2011 Once Caldas 15 (1)
National team
1999–2004 Colombia 11 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Arnulfo Valentierra Cuero (born 16 August 1974 in Barranquilla) is a retired Colombian footballer.

Club career[edit]

Valentierra began his professional career with Once Caldas. In 2002, he was loaned to popular club América de Cali, but he remained with the diablos rojos only for six months, and moved back to Once Caldas prior to the start of the 2003 season. Then he relocated to the UAE where he played for local clubs Al-Wahda and Al-Ittihad between 2003 and 2004. Upon his return to South America in 2005, he signed for Peruvian team Cienciano del Cuzco before joining Once Caldas for the third time around. He also had spells with Peñarol in the Primera División Uruguaya,[1] and later with club Bolívar of the Liga de Fútbol Profesional Boliviano.

International career[edit]

Valentierra has made 11 appearances for the senior Colombian national team, including four matches at the 2003 FIFA Confederations Cup.[2]


  1. ^ "Ficha del Jugador: Arnulfo Valentierra". Tenfield. Archived from the original on February 17, 2008. Retrieved 2009-03-07. 
  2. ^ Arnulfo ValentierraFIFA competition record

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