Léider Preciado

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Léider Preciado
Personal information
Full name Léider Calimenio Preciado Guerrero
Date of birth (1977-02-26) February 26, 1977 (age 42)
Place of birth Tumaco, Nariño, Colombia
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1995–1996 El Cóndor
1996–1997 Cúcuta Deportivo
1998 Santa Fe
1998–1999 Racing Santander 16 (2)
1999–2000 Toledo 11 (1)
2000–2001 Racing Santander 16 (3)
2001 Santa Fe 21 (15)
2002 Once Caldas 18 (9)
2002–2003 Deportivo Cali 68 (38)
2004 Santa Fe 28 (17)
2004–2005 Al Shabab
2005–2008 Santa Fe 96 (46)
2008–2009 Deportivo Quito 25 (5)
2009 América de Cali 8 (1)
2010 Deportes Quindío 18 (8)
2011 Santa Fe 17 (2)
National team
1998–2007 Colombia 12 (4)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Léider Calimenio Preciado Guerrero (born 26 February 1977 in Tumaco) is a retired Colombian football striker, who currently manages minor league teams (lower divisions) for Independiente Santa Fe.[1]

Club career[edit]

He has played for Independiente Santa Fe, Once Caldas, Racing Santander (Spain), CD Toledo (Spain), Deportivo Cali and Al Shabab (Saudi Arabia) as well as for one of the most popular clubs from Ecuador, Sociedad Deportivo Quito. He was part of their 2008 championship team.

Preciado is one of the most important Colombian strikers; he has scored 108 goals for Independiente Santa Fe, 3 of them at the Copa libertadores de América in 2006, and more than 160 goals in his entire career. He was the top scorer of the second half of the Colombian Championship (Torneo Finalización) in 2003 and 2004.

On April 26, 2008, Preciado became one of the 3 leading scorers, besides Miguel Ángel Converti and Alfredo Castillo, in the history of the Bogotá Derby (Independiente Santa Fe vs Club Deportivo Los Millonarios), after scoring in Santa Fe's 2-0 victory over Millonarios. Preciado has 15 goals in this Derby, all of them with Santa Fe.

International career[edit]

He played for the Colombia national football team and was a participant in the 1998 FIFA World Cup, where he scored one goal against the Tunisia national football team.


  1. ^ "Gracias, Léider". El Espectador. Retrieved 28 December 2014.