Thursday, July 2, 2009

Antonio Valencia Profile

Full Name: Antonio Luis Valencia
Birth Date: August 4, 1985
Birth Place: Lago Agrio, Ecuador
Height: 5' 11'' (1.80m)
Weight: 12.3 st (78 kg)
Age: 23
Position: Midfielder

Ecuadorian winger Antonio Valencia became United's first summer signing in 2009 when he joined the Reds from Wigan Athletic on 30 June.

The skilful 23-year-old has more than 30 caps for his country, including one in the 1-0 defeat to England in the 2006 World Cup. His performances at the tournament earned him a nomination for FIFA's Best Young Player award and raised a few eyebrows among Europe's top bosses. (more...)

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