Pedro Larrea

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Pedro Larrea
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Personal information
Full name Pedro Sebastián Larrea Arellano
Date of birth (1986-05-21) May 21, 1986 (age 30)
Place of birth Loja, Ecuador
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Center Midfielder
Club information
Current team
El Nacional
Number 5
Youth career
2001– LDU Quito
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2009 LDU Quito 85 (1)
2010 Macará (loan) 37 (3)
2011 Barcelona 12 (0)
2012–2015 LDU Loja 140 (8)
2016– El Nacional 31 (1)
National team
2016– Ecuador 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of December 17, 2015.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 26 May 2016
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Larrea and the second or maternal family name is Arellano.

Pedro Sebastián Larrea Arellano (born May 21, 1986 in Loja) is an Ecuadorian footballer. He plays for El Nacional.

Club career[edit]

Larrea has always played for LDU Quito. He plays as a central midfielder and was often used as a starter whenever Patricio Urrutia can't play. He played in the Copa Sudamericana 2008 as a replacement for Urrutia against Boca Juniors. Liga went on to lose to them 5-1 aggregate.

In the 2008 FIFA Club World Cup, Larrea made two substitute appearances. In the semi-final encounter with Pachuca, he came on in the last two minutes of the game. He provided an assist for Reinaldo Navia but Navia could not score the goal.[1] He also came on in the last minutes of the final.

In 2009, Larrea began having a more starting role in the squad. He scored his first goal in a 1–1 tie against Emelec in the Ecuadorian Copa Credife. The impressive goal was made from 30 meters out and was named the goal of the week by Ecuadorian newspaper El Comercio.[2]

On January 21, 2016 it was confirmed that Larrea would be joining El Nacional.[3]

International career[edit]

Larrea made his first appearance for the Ecuador national football team in a friendly 1-0 loss to the USA in May 2016.[4]


LDU Quito


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