Jefferson Hurtado

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Jefferson Hurtado
Personal information
Full name Jefferson Javier Hurtado Orovio
Date of birth (1987-08-02) August 2, 1987 (age 29)
Place of birth Limones, Ecuador
Height 1.89 m (6 ft 2 12 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
El Nacional
Number 24
Youth career
2005–2008 Barcelona
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2012 Barcelona 80 (3)
2011–2012 Argentinos Juniors (loan) 6 (0)
2012 Deportivo Quito (loan) 12 (0)
2013– El Nacional 10 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 1 May 2013.

Jefferson Hurtado (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈʝeferson urˈtaðo]; born August 2, 1987) is an Ecuadorian footballer currently playing for El Nacional. He plays as a Defender and is a regular starter for his club.

Club career[edit]

Jefferson came out as a professional at Barcelona SC. The new head coach of Barcelona SC Benito Floro request Hurtado's presence for the motivated project called La Renovacion.

Ajax is following Hurtado's great performance this year and are trying to sign him with the club for the next season. Hurtado is also known to be one of the most promising defenders for Ecuadorian football.

Jefferson Scored his first goal in his career in the Copa Sudamericana 2010 against Universidad César Vallejo.


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