Efraín Velarde

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Efraín Velarde
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Personal information
Full name Efraín Velarde Calvillo
Date of birth (1986-04-18) 18 April 1986 (age 31)
Place of birth Mexico City, Mexico
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Number 2
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2014 UNAM 281 (9)
2014– Monterrey 33 (0)
2015–2016 León (loan) 54 (1)
2017– Toluca (loan) 4 (0)
National team
2011– Mexico 9 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 5 November 2016.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 19 June 2015

Efraín Velarde Calvillo (born 18 April 1986) is a Mexican footballer, who plays at defender for Toluca.

He joined the Pumas youth system at the age of 13 and worked his way through the ranks to debut in 2004; he usually plays in the left flank of the defense and this season would try to become a regular starter. He has played also for the U-20 and U-21 Mexico national team. Often, commentators will refer to Efrain Velarde as "Chispa" Velarde for his quickness and ball handling.

On 4 June 2014 he was signed by CF Monterrey


On 4 September 2011 he was called up by coach José Manuel de la Torre for a friendly in Barcelona Spain against Chile making it his first international appearance.

International Caps[edit]

As of 4 September 2011




Mexico Pumas UNAM



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