Juan David Valencia

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Juan David Valencia
Personal information
Full name Juan David Valencia Hinestroza
Date of birth (1986-01-15) January 15, 1986 (age 33)
Place of birth Medellín, Colombia
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Playing position Left back
Club information
Current team
Santa Fe
Youth career
Independiente Medellín
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2008 Independiente Medellín 20 (0)
2007–2008Caracas (loan) 18 (1)
2008–2009 Atlético Huila 29 (8)
2009–2011 Independiente Medellín 55 (3)
2011–2012Junior (loan) 31 (5)
2012–2015 Atlético Nacional 102 (14)
2016 Santa Fe 9 (0)
2016–2017 Independiente Medellín 25 (4)
2017– Santa Fe 2 (1)
National team
2010 Colombia 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 27 April 2017

Juan David Valencia Hinestroza (born January 15, 1986) is a Colombian professional footballer who plays as a left back, although he can also play as a midfielder for Santa Fe.

Club career[edit]

Valencia started his footballing career in the youth ranks of Independiente Medellín. After making his debut in the Colombian First Division with the Medellín club, Valencia was loaned out to Venezuelan side Caracas FC. Valencia quickly established himself as a fixture on the left side of the Caracas midfield. He has also played left back.

He scored his first league goal with Caracas in a 2-1 victory over rival Unión Atlético Maracaibo. He has also started all the clubs matches in the 2008 Copa Libertadores, scoring in a 1-1 draw versus Brazilian side Cruzeiro Esporte Clube on March 18, 2008.

On 2012, Atlético Nacional bought the half of his rights after being champion of Liga Postobon with Atlético Junior.

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Independiente Medellín

Caracas FC

Atlético Junior

Atlético Nacional

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