Luis Carlos Perea
|Full name||Luis Carlos Perea|
|Date of birth||29 December 1963|
|Place of birth||Turbo, Colombia|
|Height||1.81 m (5 ft 11 1⁄2 in)|
|Playing position||Centre back|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
During his career, Perea played mainly with Independiente Medellín, where he would debut in 1983, and Atlético Nacional, but also had brief spells with Atlético Junior and Deportes Tolima. Abroad, he represented Toros Neza in Mexico, and he won the 1989 Copa Libertadores with Nacional.
Perea participated in four Copa América finals, and netted his first international goal in the 1993 Copa América, in the 88th minute of the quarterfinal match against Uruguay (1–1 after 120 minutes, penalty shootout win). In 1999, he moved to the United States, intending to sign with the Miami Fusion or Tampa Bay Mutiny. He didn't join either club and retired from playing, but began working as a player development coach at the Miami Strike Force.
Scores and results lists Colombia's goal tally first.
|1.||30 March 1988||Estadio Centenario, Armenia, Colombia||Canada||Friendly|
|2.||26 June 1993||Monumental Isidro Romero Carbo, Guayaquil, Ecuador||Uruguay||1993 Copa América|
- "Coroncoro Perea, embajador de lujo" [Coroncoro Perea, deluxe ambassador]. El Colombiano (in Spanish). 29 April 2012. Retrieved 22 June 2012.
- Luis Carlos Perea – International Appearances; at RSSSF
- Colombia – Record International Players Archived 30 December 2008 at the Wayback Machine.; at RSSSF
- "Perea marcó su primer gol con la Selección" [Perea scored his first goal with national team] (in Spanish). El Tiempo. 29 June 1993. Retrieved 22 June 2012.
- Herrera Correa, Jaime (20 October 2011). "Luis Alberto mantiene vigente la dinastía Perea" [Luis Alberto keeps dynasty Perea going]. El Colombiano (in Spanish). Retrieved 22 June 2012.