Daniel Viteri

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Daniel Viteri
Personal information
Full name Daniel Jimmy Viteri Vinces
Date of birth (1981-12-12) December 12, 1981 (age 35)
Place of birth Guayaquil, Ecuador
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
LDU Quito
Number 25
Youth career
1994–2000 Emelec
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1999–2004 Emelec 85 (0)
2005–2007 Deportivo Quito 97 (0)
2008– LDU Quito 86 (0)
2010 Barcelona (loan) 5 (0)
National team
2001 Ecuador U-20 4 (0)
2002–2007 Ecuador 5 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of March 11, 2017.
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Viteri and the second or maternal family name is Vinces.

Daniel Jimmy Viteri Vinces (born December 12, 1981 in Guayaquil) is an Ecuadoran footballer who plays for LDU Quito.

Club career[edit]

Viteri began his club career at Guayaquil-based club Emelec. He later moved to Deportivo Quito. At both clubs, he defended their goals prolifically. In 2008, he moved to then national champions LDU Quito. At the club, he was the back-up to legendary goalkeeper José Francisco Cevallos. As a result, he saw little playing time, but was the reserve goalkeeper for the squads that won the 2008 Copa Libertadores, 2009 Recopa Sudamericana, and the 2009 Copa Sudamericana. In 2010, he moved back to Guayaquil, this time to play for Barcelona. For 2011, he will return to LDU Quito.

International career[edit]

He has played for the Ecuador national football team and was a participant at the 2002 FIFA World Cup. Then coach Luis Fernando Suarez called Viteri up for the first 2 matches of the CONMEBOL World Cup Qualifiers in 2007 after injuries to both Marcelo Elizaga and Javier Klimowicz. He played the full matches against Venezuela and Brazil, respectively, losing both matches. Against Venezuela, Viteri failed to reach a half-field free-kick by Jose Manuel Rey. It proved to be the game-winner in the shock 1-0 upset at home. He has not been called up since.



LDU Quito