José Luis Quiñónez

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José Luis Quiñonez
Personal information
Full name José Luis Quiñonez Quiñonez[1]
Date of birth (1984-05-29) May 29, 1984 (age 33)[2]
Place of birth Guayaquil, Ecuador[2]
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position center back[2]
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004 Emelec 2 (0)
2005 LDU de Portoviejo 29 (?)
2006–present Emelec 119 (6)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 28 February 2008.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 28 February 2008

José Luis Quiñonez Quiñonez (born May 29, 1984[2]) is an Ecuadorian footballer. He currently plays as a midfielder for Emelec in the Ecuadorian Football League.[2]

Playing style[edit]

Quiñonez was given the nickname El Pulpo[3] (The Octopus) by Emelec's fans because of his intelligence on the field, speed, great marking skills and long legs.[citation needed] He is an overall good player that sometimes is also used as a center back and has also scored some goals both from distant shots and headers.