Víctor René Mendieta Jr.

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Víctor René Mendieta Jr.
Personal information
Full name Víctor René Mendieta Sánchez
Date of birth (1982-09-06) 6 September 1982 (age 34)
Place of birth Panama City, Panama
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000–2004 Alianza 70 (29)
2005 Deportes Quindío 14 (2)
2005–2006 San Francisco 40 (18)
2007 La Equidad 20 (5)
2007 Árabe Unido 22 (4)
2007 Santacruceña 17 (3)
2008 Tigres B 18 (5)
2008–2010 Árabe Unido 52 (20)
2011 Tauro 15 (5)
2012 Chorrillo
2012 Plaza Amador 3 (0)
2013–2015 Chepo 64 (18)
National team
2003 Panama 4 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 31 July 2006.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 30 June 2015

Víctor René Mendieta Sánchez (born 6 September 1982) is a football striker who currently plays in Panama for Liga Panameña de Fútbol team Chepo.

Club career[edit]

He started his career at Alianza, before moving abroad to play for Colombian side Deportes Quindío in December 2004.[1] He returned to Panama after one season to play for San Francisco but made another move to Colombia when he signed for La Equidad. He then played for home side Árabe Unido before crossing borders again for a spell in Costa Rica with Santacruceña[2] and later in Mexico with UANL Tigres Reserve team.[3]

In January 2011, Mendieta joined Tauro from Árabe Unido,[4] then moved to Chorrillo[5] and he was included in Plaza Amador's squad for the 2012 Apertura season.[6]

He joined Chepo in summer 2013.

International career[edit]

Mendieta jr. made his debut for Panama in a February 2003 UNCAF Nations Cup match against El Salvador and has earned a total of 4 caps, scoring 1 goal. He represented his country at the 2003 UNCAF Nations Cup.[7]

His final international was a June 2003 friendly match against Cuba.

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Panama's goal tally first.
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 18 February 2003 Estadio Rommel Fernández, Panama City, Panama  Honduras 1–1 1–1 2003 UNCAF Nations Cup

Personal life[edit]

Mendieta jr. is a son of former Panamanian international footballer Víctor René Mendieta Ocampo.[8]




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