Elkin Soto

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Elkin Soto
Personal information
Full name Elkin Soto Jaramillo
Date of birth (1980-08-04) 4 August 1980 (age 36)
Place of birth Manizales, Colombia
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Once Caldas
Number 16
Youth career
Atlético Nacional
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1999–2004 Once Caldas 194 (25)
2005–2006 Barcelona SC 44 (7)
2007–2016 1. FSV Mainz 05 191 (14)
2016– Once Caldas 29 (1)
National team
2004–2013 Colombia 26 (6)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16 May 2017.

Elkin Soto Jaramillo (born 4 August 1980 in Manizales, Caldas Department) is a Colombian midfielder currently playing for Once Caldas.

Club career[edit]

He was one of the fundamental parts in Once Caldas Copa Libertadores 2004 historic final against Boca Juniors in which they won.

Club performance[edit]

Club performance League Cup Continental Other Total
Club Season Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Colombia Categoría Primera A Copa Colombia Continental1 Other2 Total
Once Caldas 1999 3 0 3 0
2000 20 2 20 2
2001 31 4 31 4
2002 31 3 31 3
2003 42 5 42 5
2004 34 5 14 1 48 6
2005 33 6 12 1 45 7
Total 194 25 0 0 26 2 0 0 220 27
Ecuador Serie A Cup Continental1 Other Total
Barcelona 2006 44 7 44 7
Total 44 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 44 7
Germany Bundesliga DFB-Pokal Continental3 Other Total
Mainz 05 2006–07 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 0
2007–08 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 1
2008–09 23 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 23 2
2009–10 30 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 31 1
2010–11 26 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 28 4
2011–12 31 1 3 0 2 0 0 0 36 1
2012–13 28 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 31 1
2013–14 20 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 21 1
2014–15 16 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 17 3
2015–16 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Total 190 14 10 0 3 0 0 0 203 14
Colombia Categoría Primera A Copa Colombia Continental1 Other2 Total
Once Caldas 2016 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 15 0
2017 14 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 15 1
Total 29 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 30 1
Career total 457 47 11 0 29 2 0 0 496 49
Statistics accurate as of last match played on 15 May 2017.[1]

1 Includes cup competitions such as Copa Libertadores and Copa Sudamericana.

2 Includes Superliga Colombiana matches.

3 Includes UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League matches.

International career[edit]

He is also a starter of the Colombian national team where he plays left wing midfielder. He has been known for scoring many game-winning goals and is seen as a real leader on the field. He played the last five games of the qualifiers for the 2006 FIFA World Cup and scored against Peru, Ecuador and Uruguay. He has scored many goals in friendlies as well.

International goals[edit]

Scores and results lists Colombia's goal tally first.[1]

# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 4 June 2005 Estadio Metropolitano Roberto Meléndez, Barranquilla, Colombia  Peru
2–0
5–0
2006 FIFA World Cup qualification
2. 4 September 2005 Estadio Centenario, Montevideo, Uruguay  Uruguay
1–2
2–3
3. 1 March 2006 Estadio José Pachencho Romero, Maracaibo, Venezuela  Venezuela
1–1
1–1
Friendly
4. 25 May 2006 Giants Stadium, East Rutherford, United States  Ecuador
1–1
1–1
5. 4 June 2006 Camp Municipal Narcís Sala, Barcelona, Spain  Morocco
1–0
2–0
6. 16 August 2006 Estadio Nacional Julio Martínez Prádanos, Santiago, Chile  Chile
2–1
2–1

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Once Caldas

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "E. Soto". Soccerway.com. Retrieved 6 August 2014. 

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