|Full name||Juan Eduardo Samudio Serna|
|Date of birth||14 October 1978|
|Place of birth||Asunción, Paraguay|
|Height||1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 12 July 2010|
Juan Eduardo "El Magico" Samudio Serna (born 14 October 1978 in Asunción) is a Paraguayan footballer. Currently holds the record for most goals scored in the Paraguayan first division with 108. His goals are now going to Colombia, joining Deportivo Independiente Medellin for the first semester of 2011.
Samudio started his career in the youth divisions of Libertad and made his debut in 1996. While in Libertad the team got relegated to the 2nd division in 1998 but Samudio stayed in the team and helped in obtaining the promotion to 1st division in 2000. After the promotion, Libertad saw success in their return to first division and won two national championships back to back in 2002 and 2003 and was the topscorer of the Paraguayan league in 2002 and 2004.
In 2007, he had a brief stint in Mexico playing for Querétaro FC and returned to Paraguay to play for Guaraní before returning to Libertad to play and win the Apertura 2008 tournament. In July 2008 he was offered a symbolic "lifetime" contract by Libertad because of all his contributions to the team throughout the years. In September 2008 Samudio reached 108 goals in the Paraguayan first division, passing Mauro Caballero and becoming the all-time goalscorer of Paraguayan football. His current team is Deportivo Independiente Medellin.
Deportivo Independiente Medellin
In the first half of 2011 Samudio signed with Deportivo Independiente Medellin of the Colombian Serie A. Becoming the last incorporation of Deportivo Independiente Medellin for this first season of La Liga Postobon.
|2000||Libertad||Paraguayan 2nd Division|
|2002||Libertad||Paraguayan 1st Division|
|2003||Libertad||Paraguayan 1st Division|
|2006||Libertad||Paraguayan 1st Division|
- Juan Samudio at National-Football-Teams.com
- Juan Samudio at BDFA.com.ar (in Spanish)
- Juan Samudio – Liga MX stats at MedioTiempo.com (in Spanish)