Jorge Bermúdez

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Bermúdez and the second or maternal family name is Morales.
Jorge Bermúdez
Personal information
Full name Jorge Hernán Bermúdez Morales
Date of birth (1971-06-18) 18 June 1971 (age 45)
Place of birth Calarcá, Colombia
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1989–1990 Deportes Quindío 72 (0)
1991–1996 América de Cali 134 (6)
1996–1997 Benfica 27 (1)
1997–2001 Boca Juniors 119 (12)
2001–2003 Olympiacos 9 (1)
2003–2004 Newell's Old Boys 27 (2)
2004 Barcelona SC 16 (0)
2005 América de Cali 22 (2)
2005 Deportivo Quevedo 12 (0)
2006 Deportivo Pereira 23 (2)
2006 Independiente Santa Fe 16 (4)
2007 Deportes Quindío 9 (0)
Total 486 (28)
National team
1995–2001 Colombia 56 (3)
Teams managed
2010 Defensa y Justicia

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.


Jorge Hernán Bermúdez Morales (born 18 June 1971 in Calarcá, Colombia) is a retired Colombian football defender. He played 56 times for the Colombia national team between 1995 and 2001.[1]

Playing career[edit]

Bermúdez played at the club level for several teams in Colombia including Deportes Quindío, América de Cali, Deportivo Quevedo, Deportivo Pereira and Independiente Santa Fe. He started his career with Deportes Quindio which was also the team he finished his career with 17 years later.

Bermúdez also played for a number of clubs outside Colombia including Benfica (Portugal), Boca Juniors (Argentina), Olympiakos Pireus (Greece), Newell's Old Boys (Argentina) and Barcelona Guayaquil (Ecuador).

During his time with Boca Juniors he won a number of major titles including the Copa Libertadores and Copa Intercontinental in 2000 and three league titles (Ap 1998, Cl 1999 & Ap 2000).

He was a participant at the 1992 Summer Olympics and went on to play 56 times for the full international squad including appearances at the 1998 FIFA World Cup and in three editions of the Copa América in 1995,[2] 1997[3] and 1999.[4]

Managerial career[edit]

In 2010, Bermúdez was appointed manager of the Argentine 2nd division side Defensa y Justicia.[citation needed]

Club statistics[edit]

Club performance League Cup Continental Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Colombia League Cup South America Total
1991 América de Cali Categoría Primera A 0 0 10 0 10 0
1992 0 0 12 0 12 0
1993 35 0 0 0 3 0 38 0
1994 47 0 0 0 0 0 47 0
1995 26 0 0 0 0 0 26 0
1995–96 26 0 0 0 0 0 26 0
1996–97 26 0 0 0 13 2 39 2
Portugal League Cup Europe Total
1996–97 Benfica Primeira Liga 27 1 3 1 8 0 38 2
Argentina League Cup South America Total
1997–98 Boca Juniors Primera División 31 1 0 0 31 1
1998–99 32 3 0 0 0 0 32 3
1999–00 30 4 0 0 15 1 45 5
2000–01 26 4 0 0 13 1 39 5
Greece League Cup Europe Total
2001–02 Olympiakos Piraeus Alpha Ethniki 8 1 4 0 12 1
2002–03 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Argentina League Cup South America Total
2003–04 Newell's Old Boys Primera División 27 2 0 0 0 0 27 2
Ecuador League Cup South America Total
2004 Barcelona Serie A 16 0 0 0 0 16 0
Colombia League Cup South America Total
2005 América de Cali Categoría Primera A 22 2 0 0 0 0 22 2
Ecuador League Cup South America Total
2005 Deportivo Quevedo Serie B 12 0 0 0 0 0 12 0
Colombia League Cup South America Total
2006 Deportivo Pereira Categoría Primera A 23 2 0 0 0 0 23 2
Santa Fe 16 4 0 0 0 16 4
2007 Deportes Quindío 9 0 0 0 0 0 9 0
Total Argentina 146 14 0 0 28 2 174 16
Colombia 230 8 0 0 38 2 268 10
Ecuador 28 0 0 0 0 0 28 0
Greece 9 1 0 0 4 0 13 1
Portugal 27 1 3 1 8 0 38 2
Career total 440 24 3 1 78 4 521 29

Source:[5]

International goals[edit]

# Date Stadium Rival Goal Result Competition
1 1-9-1996 Estadio Metropolitano Roberto Meléndez, Barranquilla  Chile 3-0 4-1 1998 FIFA World Cup qualification
2 15-12-1996 Estadio Polideportivo de Pueblo Nuevo, San Cristóbal, Táchira  Venezuela 1-0 2-0 1998 FIFA World Cup qualification

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