Pedro Quiñónez

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Pedro Quiñónez
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Personal information
Full name Pedro Ángel Quiñónez Rodríguez
Date of birth (1986-03-04) 4 March 1986 (age 31)
Place of birth Esmeraldas, Ecuador
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Number 15
Youth career
2001–2005 El Nacional
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2008 El Nacional 113 (10)
2008–2011 Santos Laguna 15 (1)
2010–2011 Emelec (loan) 32 (0)
2011– Emelec 160 (7)
National team
2007– Ecuador 20 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of December 22, 2015.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of February 22, 2017

Pedro Ángel Quiñónez Rodríguez (born March 4, 1986) is an Ecuadorian footballer. He currently plays for Emelec.

Club career[edit]

Quiñónez signed with El Nacional at the age of 16. He played for the U-16, U-18, and U-20 team before finally getting a senior team cap in 2004. He played at both the senior level and Sub 20 level in 2005, after which he became a full senior team member. In 2005 and 2006, he helped El Nacional win two national championships, tying the club as the most successful team in Ecuador.[1] He is a starting key player and due to his solid performances he was called up to the national team. He can play in many midfield positions as a good option for players needed for a position needed.

On December 12, 2008, Quiñónez signed with Primera Division de Mexico's Santos Laguna from Torreón, Coahuila, for an undisclosed amount.

On January 14, 2010, Quiñónez was transferred on a loan with an option to buy to Ecuadorian giants Emelec. He became a fundamental part of the team during the 2010 season, and his loan was extended until late 2011. On November 2011, Quiñónez was finally bought by Emelec, after paying the transfer to Santos Laguna.[2]

International career[edit]

In 2007, he was called up to play in the Copa America 2007 to replace the injured Luis Caicedo, although he was called up he was a non playing member for Ecuador.[3] He played against Mexico on November 12, 2008 in the United States.[4]


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