Marco Medel

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Marco Medel
Personal information
Full name Marco Antonio Medel De la Fuente
Date of birth (1989-06-06) 6 June 1989 (age 27)
Place of birth Santiago, Chile
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Number 21
Youth career
2002–2006 Audax Italiano
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2014 Audax Italiano 135 (19)
2011 Colo-Colo (loan) 24 (2)
2014–2015 Santiago Wanderers 23 (4)
2015–2016 Universidad Católica 25 (0)
2016– O'Higgins 10 (1)
National team
2009 Chile U20 4 (0)
2009–2011 Chile U23 7 (0)
2015– Chile 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 17 January 2015.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 20 January 2015
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Medel and the second or maternal family name is De la Fuente.

Marco Antonio Medel de la Fuente (born June 6, 1989 in Santiago, Chile) is a Chilean footballer who plays as a midfielder for the Chilean team O'Higgins.

Club career[edit]

It started in the lower divisions of Audax Italiano which would debut in 2007 when the club was going through a great time having great figures like Carlos Villanueva, Fabian Orellana or Franco Di Santo, among others. Gradually he was taking regularly since his debut coming to play the 2008 Copa Libertadores but would consolidation in 2009.

And as a starter in 2009 and 2010 would be key piece of equipment highlighting twice in the Golden Ball as best player ANFP projection and the ideal team, this will mean reaching Colo-Colo on a loan which would have an irregular pace so I finished this return to his former club.

On his return to Audax Italiano again would be one of the key pieces of equipment, with figure of this for the following seasons but all end abruptly in mid-2014 when he and two other players rescind contract by not cumplírseles respective clauses, 3 after this sign Huachipato as a free player but with the sale of the club to a sporting society handover would fall finally saturating in the Santiago Wanderers.

International career[edit]

He debuted in the Chile Chile national under-20 football team led by Ivo Basay in friendly matches with Argentina and Uruguay before being summoned to the Under-20 2009 South American Championship which took place in Venezuela5 where his team failed to qualify for the world cup category. That same year the Under-21s to dispute the hopes 2009 Toulon Tournament where Chile tournament champion being crowned undisputed owner of that team.

He got his first call up to the senior Chile squad for a friendly against the United States in January 2015 and made his international debut in the match.[1] He was named in the preliminary squad for the 2015 Copa America but was omitted from the final squad.[2]



Universidad Católica



  1. ^ "Chile boss Jorge Sampaoli names home-based squad for USA friendly". 21 January 2015. Retrieved 17 November 2015. 
  2. ^ "Sampaoli confirms final Chile squad for Copa America". 1 June 2015. Retrieved 17 November 2015. 

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