Luis Manuel Seijas

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Luis Manuel Seijas
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Personal information
Full name Luis Manuel Seijas Gunther
Date of birth (1986-06-23) 23 June 1986 (age 30)
Place of birth Valencia, Venezuela
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Chapecoense
(on loan from Internacional)
Number 40
Youth career
Caracas
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2006 Caracas 10 (2)
2006–2007 Banfield 4 (0)
2007–2008 Deportivo Táchira 16 (4)
2008–2011 Santa Fe 103 (14)
2011–2013 Standard Liège 46 (8)
2013 Deportivo Quito 6 (0)
2014–2016 Santa Fe 70 (13)
2016– Internacional 19 (4)
2017– Chapecoense (loan) 6 (0)
National team
2006– Venezuela 67 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 01:24, 19 June 2017 (UTC).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 18 June 2016

Luis Manuel Seijas Gunther (born 23 June 1986) is a Venezuelan footballer who plays as a midfielder for Brazilian club Chapecoense, on loan from Internacional.

Club career[edit]

After a successful run with the Venezuelan youth squads Seijas was taken to Banfield in Argentina and later made a big impact in his home country with Deportivo Táchira and later was taken to Santa Fe that was looking to rebuild their team after finishing last in the Colombian league. Seijas signed a three-year contract with Belgian giants Standard de Liège on 30 August 2011 after a very successful time spent with Santa Fe. On 2 May 2013 he broke his contract with Standard de Liège and he left the club. On July 16, 2013, Seijas came to Terms with Ecuadorian Club, Deportivo Quito.[1] On May 23, 2016 Seijas arrived in Porto Alegre to sign and join Internacional.

Club statistics[edit]

As of 29 May 2016
Club Season League Cup Continental Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Banfield 2005–06 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2006–07 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
Total 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
Deportivo Táchira 2007–08 16 4 0 0 16 4
Total 16 4 0 0 16 4
Santa Fe 2008 40 5 0 0 40 5
2009 24 3 0 0 24 3
2010 25 5 5 1 30 6
2011 13 1 2 0 1 0 16 1
Total 103 14 2 0 6 1 111 15
Standard Liège 2011–12 28 4 4 1 8 2 40 7
2012–13 18 3 0 0 0 0 18 3
Total 46 7 4 1 8 2 58 10
Deportivo Quito 2013 6 0 0 0 0 0 6 0
Total 6 0 0 0 0 0 6 0
Santa Fe 2014 35 3 8 1 4 0 47 4
2015 21 3 7 1 17 1 45 5
2016 14 7 0 0 8 0 22 7
Total 70 13 15 2 29 1 114 16
Career totals 245 38 21 3 43 4 309 45

International career[edit]

Seijas has made 51 appearances for the senior Venezuela national football team since his debut in 2006.[2]

International goals[edit]

Goal Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 23 May 2012 Polideportivo Cachamay, Puerto Ordaz, Venezuela  Moldova 1–0 4–0 Friendly
2. 11 October 2013 Pueblo Nuevo, San Cristóbal, Venezuela  Paraguay 1–1 1–1 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Santa Fe

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ "Venezuela - Record International Players". RSSSF. Archived from the original on 2009-03-30. Retrieved 2009-03-27. 

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