José Calderón (Panamanian footballer)

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José Calderón
Personal information
Full name José de Jesus Calderón Frias
Date of birth (1985-08-14) 14 August 1985 (age 31)
Place of birth Panama City, Panama
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Real Cartagena
Youth career
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2005 San Francisco 31 (0)
2006 Municipal Chorrillo 16 (0)
2007–2010 Chepo 80 (0)
2010–2011 Árabe Unido 29 (0)
2011–2013 Chepo 21 (0)
2013–2014 Heredia 79 (0)
2014–2015 Coatepeque 36 (0)
2015–2017 Platense 49 (0)
2017– Real Cartagena 3 (0)
National team
2005– Panama 13 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 13 March 2017 (UTC).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of March 31, 2015

José de Jesus Calderón Frias (born 14 August 1985 in Panama City, Panama) is a football goalkeeper who currently plays for Real Cartagena.

Club career[edit]

He played for several teams in Panama before moving abroad to join Guatemalan side Heredia in 2012.[1] He moved on to Coatepeque ahead of the 2014 Apertura season.[2]

In May 2015, Calderón announced his departure from Coatepeque after the team was relegated.[3]

International career[edit]

Calderón has been one of the only members of the Panama U-20 squad who have participated in both the 2003 FIFA World Youth Cup in the United Arab Emirates and in the 2005 FIFA World Youth Cup in the Netherlands.[4]

He made his senior debut for Panama in a friendly match against Bahrain on October 27, 2005[5] and has, as of 1 June 2015, earned a total of 11 caps, scoring no goals. He was selected as a reserve for the 2005,[6] 2007[7] and 2009 CONCACAF Gold Cups but did not play. Calderón was also part of the team that won the 2009 UNCAF Nations Cup in Honduras.




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