Henry Quinteros

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Henry Quinteros
Henry Quinteros 2008.jpg
Quinteros with Lech Poznań
Personal information
Full name Henry Edson Quinteros Sánchez
Date of birth (1977-10-19) 19 October 1977 (age 39)
Place of birth Lima, Peru
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Playing position Central midfielder
Youth career
Alianza Lima
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1997 Bella Esperanza
1998–2003 Alianza Lima 171 (38)
2003–2006 Sporting Cristal 105 (15)
2006–2008 Lech Poznań 41 (10)
2008–2013 Alianza Lima 78 (11)
2014 León de Huánuco 16 (0)
National team
2000–2009 Peru 24 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 9 April 2009.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 9 April 2009

Henry Edson Quinteros Sánchez (born 19 October 1977 in Lima) is a retired football midfielder from Peru. He is also the older brother of Ronald Quinteros.

Club career[edit]

Quinteros was born in Lima, the son of Julio Ignacio Quinteros Surco († 2011).

Nicknamed El Pato (The Duck) and/or Kwinto Quinteros spent his youth career with top Peruvian side Alianza Lima. He started his professional career playing for Segunda División Peruana team Bella Esperanza in the 1997 season.[1][2] Quinteros returned to Alianza the following season and made his Torneo Descentralizado debut in the 1998 season.[3] He remained at Alianza for five years being an important player for the club. In 2003, he moved to rival club Sporting Cristal where he continued to be one of the top players in Peru.

In 2006, he left Peru and joined Polish club Lech Poznań where he played in central midfield,[4] becoming a fan favourite in Poland. He left Lech Poznań in August 2008 due to personal problems and returned to his original club Alianza Lima.

He retired after spending 2014 playing for León de Huánuco in the Torneo Descentralizado.

International career[edit]

He made his debut for the national team on 16 February 2000.[5]


  1. ^ "El Partido del Fin: Más Delfín que Tiburón" (in Spanish). dechalaca.com. Retrieved 5 April 2012. 
  2. ^ "Quinteros llegó con su magia a Polonia" (in Spanish). La República. Retrieved 5 April 2012. 
  3. ^ Henry Quinteros at National-Football-Teams.com
  4. ^ "Henry Edson Quinteros Sánchez". 90 Minut. Retrieved 8 April 2009. 
  5. ^ "Peru - Record International Players". RSSSF. Archived from the original on 2 February 2009. Retrieved 8 April 2009. 

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