Walter Calderón

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Walter Calderón
Personal information
Full name Walter Richard Calderón Carcelén
Date of birth (1977-10-17) October 17, 1977 (age 39)
Place of birth Ambuquí, Imbabura, Ecuador
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Deportivo Cuenca
Number 9
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1997–2000 ESPOLI 45 (4)
2000–2006 Deportivo Cuenca 228 (73)
2007 El Nacional 31 (6)
2008 Deportivo Quito 27 (7)
2009–2011 LDU Quito 64 (16)
2012 LDU Loja 33 (8)
2013–2014 Deportivo Quito 66 (12)
2015– Deportivo Cuenca 4 (0)
National team
2003– Ecuador 11 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of March 6, 2015.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of August 31, 2009
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Calderón and the second or maternal family name is Carcelén.

Walter Richard Calderón Carcelén, nicknamed Mamita (born October 17, 1977 in Ambuquí, Imbabura) is an Ecuadorian football player who plays for Deportivo Cuenca.

Club career[edit]

Calderón began his professional career at Quito-based club ESPOLI. In 2000, he made the move to Deportivo Cuenca. At the club, he became a regular starter. He was a key player in the club's 2004 national champion squad. He soon left the squad in 2006 and moved to El Nacional in 2007 and Deportivo Quito in 2008. With Deportivo Quito, he won his second national title. In 2009, he made the move to LDU Quito. Despite having irregular starting times, he became a clutch striker, providing goals at decisive times. He won another national title with Liga in 2010, the 2009 Copa Sudamericana, and two Recopa Sudamericana (2009, 2010).[1]


Deportivo Cuenca

Deportivo Quito

LDU Quito


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