Antonio Valencia

Antonio Valencia

  • Full name: Luis Antonio Valencia Mosquera
  • Date of birth: August 4, 1985
  • Place of birth: Lago Agrio, Ecuador
  • Nationality: Ecuadorian
  • Height: 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
  • Position: Winger, full-back
  • Current club: LDU Quito

Club career:

  • 2003–2005: Nacional
  • 2005–2006: Villarreal
  • 2006–2008: Recreativo
  • 2008–2019: Manchester United
  • 2019–2021: LDU Quito

International career:

  • 2004–2019: Ecuador

Major achievements:

  • Premier League: 2010–11, 2012–13, 2016–17
  • FA Cup: 2015–16
  • UEFA Europa League: 2016–17
  • EFL Cup: 2008–09, 2009–10, 2016–17
  • FA Community Shield: 2010, 2013, 2016

Individual awards:

  • Ecuadorian Footballer of the Year: 2010, 2013
  • Sir Matt Busby Player of the Year: 2011–12

Personal life:

  • Valencia is married to Zoila Meneses and they have two children together.
  • He is a devout Christian and has spoken about his faith on several occasions.
  • Valencia is also a keen musician and has released several songs in his native Ecuador.

Antonio Valencia is a retired Ecuadorian footballer who played as a winger or full-back. He is considered one of the best Ecuadorian players of all time.

Valencia began his career at Nacional in Ecuador before moving to Villarreal in Spain. He then spent two seasons at Recreativo before joining Manchester United in 2009. Valencia won two Premier League titles, an FA Cup, a UEFA Europa League title, and two EFL Cups during his time at United. He also won the Ecuadorian Footballer of the Year award twice and the Sir Matt Busby Player of the Year award once.

Valencia retired from international football in 2019 after making 99 appearances for Ecuador. He represented his country at three FIFA World Cups and four Copa América tournaments.

Valencia is a skillful and versatile player who is known for his pace, dribbling ability, and crossing. He is also a good defender and is often used as a full-back.

After retiring from football, Valencia returned to his hometown of Lago Agrio, Ecuador. He has since opened a football academy and is involved in several慈善项目.

Antonio Valencia
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Antonio Valencia
Antonio Valencia
Antonio Valencia
Antonio Valencia
Antonio Valencia
Antonio Valencia