Wilder Medina

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Medina and the second or maternal family name is Tamayo.
Wilder Medina
Personal information
Full name Wilder Andrés Medina Tamayo
Date of birth (1981-02-21) 21 February 1981 (age 36)
Place of birth Puerto Nare, Colombia
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003 Deportivo Rionegro
2004 Atlético Huila
2005 Envigado
2006–2007 Patriotas 47+ (30[1])
2008–2011 Deportes Tolima 86 (43)
2013 Santa Fe 19 (12)
2013 Barcelona SC 10 (3)
2014 Santa Fe (loan) 30 (11)
2015 Real Cartagena (loan) 6 (1)
2015–2016 Sport Boys Warnes 15 (3)
2016– Fortaleza 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 18 June 2016.

Wilder Andrés Medina Tamayo (born 21 February 1981) is a Colombian footballer who plays as a striker for Categoría Primera A club Fortaleza.

Club career[edit]

Medina got one-year doping ban stemming from positive drug tests.[2] It was revealed that at the time Medina suffered from drug addiction, although he has been recovering from drug addiction.

Medina played until 2013 for clubs in Colombia: Deportivo Rionegro in 2003, Atlético Huila in 2004, Envigado Fútbol Club in 2005, Patriotas F.C. of Primera B in 2006-2007, where he was top scorer, and was transferred to Deportes Tolima, where he scored the 3000th goal of the club's history.

During the Apertura 2013, Wilder Medina played with Independiente Santa Fe getting good results among which highlights the 79 minute goal against Grêmio for the knockout stages of the Copa Libertadores, giving thanks to this the passage to the next round and getting the title of man of the match. With Santa Fe he scored 16 goals, 12 in the league and four in the Copa Libertadores.

Medina was acquired by Barcelona Sporting Club and make his debut on August 1 in the Copa Sudamericana match against Atlético Club Mineros de Guayana.


Santa Fe


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