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Luis Antonio Valencia Mosquera, commonly known as Antonio Valencia, is an Ecuadorian professional footballer who plays as a right-back and also the vice-captain for Manchester United and the Ecuador national team.
Antonio Valencia was born on 4th August 1985 in Nueva Loja, Ecuador, his heights 1.8 m, Antonio Valencia is currently married to Zoila Valencia.
Antonio Valencia Current teams are Manchester United F.C. (#25 / Defender, Midfielder), Ecuador national football team (Midfielder).
Antonio Valencia currently have 3 siblings which their names are: Éder Valencia, Alfredo Valencia, Jazmina Valencia.
Biography And Career Of
Luis Antonio Valencia Mosquera, commonly known as Antonio Valencia Spanish pronunciation born 4 August 1985), is an Ecuadorian professional footballer who plays as a right-back and also the vice-captain for Manchester United and the Ecuador national team. He had previously played as a right winger for a large duration of his career.
After progressing through the youth system at El Nacional, Valencia became a first team regular and made over 80 appearances for the club. He won the Ecuadorian Serie A with them before signing for La Liga side Villarreal in 2005.
He only made two league appearances for the Spanish side in between loan spells at Recreativo for the 2005–06 season and later English Premier League club Wigan Athletic from 2006 to 2008. Wigan Athletic later signed Valencia on a three-year deal for an undisclosed fee in January 2008.
His performances for Wigan Athletic soon attracted attention from several high-profile clubs, eventually signing for Manchester United in June 2009. Valencia has since won two Premier League titles, an FA Cup, two League Cups, the UEFA Europa League and three FA Community Shields. Valencia was voted into the PFA Team of the Year in his debut season with the club.
Valencia made his Ecuador debut in 2004 and has represented his country at the 2006 FIFA World Cup, the 2007 Copa América, the 2011 Copa América, the 2014 FIFA World Cup and the Copa América Centenario. Since making his debut, Valencia has won over 90 caps and scored ten goals for his country.
Antonio Valencia Early life
Valencia was born on 4 August 1985 in Lago Agrio, near the city of Nueva Loja, Ecuador, which is located in the Amazon rainforest. Valencia helped his mother sell drinks outside the stadium of his local club at Lago Agrio and would then search for empty bottles for his father to sell to a bottle-deposit in the capital, Quito. Valencia used to play barefoot on the pitch next to the bungalow he shared with his parents, five brothers and sister.
When Valencia was aged 11, scout Pedro “Papi” Perlaza spotted him playing on a dusty field near his home, and signed him to the local FA-run sports academy in Sucumbíos. At the age of 16, Valencia did not tell his father he left home to take up an offer to play for El Nacional, the military-backed club in Quito. Nobody knew about Valencia’s decision, except his mother and his elder brother, Carlos Alfredo, who paid the fare for his eight-hour bus journey. Valencia began in central midfield and on a salary of 50 dollars a month.
Antonio Valencia Club career
Valencia started his career at El Nacional and within a year he was fast-tracked into the under-20s, where he played alongside striker Christian “Chucho”’ Benítez. Valencia made his debut for El Nacional alonsgside his idol Édison Méndez. Valencia won his first club title as part of the El Nacional team that won the 2005 Clausura Tournament, earning him the attention of both the national team’s manager and Spanish clubs.
Antonio Valencia Net Worths
Antonio Valencia net worth 2018: According to the recent fobes list for 2018, Antonio Valencia is an English professional soccer player who has a net worth of 4.68 million GBP (2011).
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