Juan Manuel Falcón

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Juan Falcón
Personal information
Full name Juan Manuel Falcón Jiménez
Date of birth (1989-02-24) 24 February 1989 (age 29)
Place of birth Acarigua, Venezuela
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
ACD Lara
Youth career
Simón Rodríguez de Acarigua
2003–2006 Portuguesa
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2007 Portuguesa
2007–2010 Llaneros de Guanare 63 (14)
2010 Mineros (loan) 8 (1)
2010–2012 Trujillanos 42 (6)
2012–2014 Zamora 62 (36)
2014–2016 Metz 32 (5)
2015 Metz II 4 (2)
2016 Al-Fateh (loan) 11 (2)
2016 Santa Fe 13 (2)
2017 Zamora 13 (5)
2018– ACD Lara 0 (0)
National team
2008– Venezuela 6 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 26 September 2016
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 17 June 2016

Juan Manuel Falcón Jiménez (born 24 February 1989) is a Venezuelan professional footballer who plays for Venezuelan club ACD Lara and the Venezuela national football team as a striker.

Club career[edit]

Venezuela[edit]

Portuguesa FC[edit]

His first steps in professional football were in Portuguesa FC, where he started playing as a midfielder. Later on, he passed over several field positions until reaching the forward spot.[1]

Falcón scored his first professional goal in a Copa Venezuela match against Zamora FC, which eventually would be his last destination in the local league after a small period in Trujillanos FC.

Zamora[edit]

With Zamora, he won the league two times in a row and he became the top goalscorer in the league with 19 goals.

FC Metz[edit]

In mid 2014, he signed a three-year contract with French team FC Metz, in a transfer reported to be around €800,000.[2]He left the club in 2016.

International career[edit]

He made his debut on 23 March 2008, coming as a substitute against El Salvador.

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Trujillanos
Zamora

Individual[edit]

  • Venezuelan Primera División top goalscorer: 2013–14, 19 Goals

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