Antonio Valencia

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Luis Antonio Valencia Mosquera, known as Antonio Valencia (Spanish pronunciation: [anˈtonjo βaˈlensja]; born 4 August 1985), is an Ecuadorian former professional footballer who played primarily as a right-sided player throughout his career, initially as a right winger, before developing into a right-back. 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. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Antonio Valencia has received more than 3,342,263 page views. His biography is available in 63 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 61 in 2019). Antonio Valencia is the 1,706th most popular soccer player (up from 1,902nd in 2019), the 22nd most popular biography from Ecuador (down from 21st in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Antonio Valencia ranks 1,706 out of 16,880Before him are Atsuyoshi Furuta, Frenkie de Jong, Nihat Kahveci, Anatoliy Tymoshchuk, Abel Balbo, and Norberto Alonso. After him are Salomon Kalou, Nils Axelsson, Afonsinho, Ferenc Sas, Karl-Erik Palmér, and Kees Rijvers.

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Among people born in 1985, Antonio Valencia ranks 37Before him are Anna Kendrick, Jesús Navas, Thomas Vermaelen, Jakub Błaszczykowski, Emily Kinney, and André-Pierre Gignac. After him are Salomon Kalou, Diego, Kaley Cuoco, Fernandinho, Chris Froome, and Juanfran.

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Among people born in Ecuador, Antonio Valencia ranks 22 out of 126Before him are Raúl Eduardo Vela Chiriboga (1934), Mariana de Jesús de Paredes (1618), Gustavo Noboa (1937), Jaime Roldós Aguilera (1940), León Febres Cordero (1931), and José Joaquín de Olmedo (1780). After him are Juan Montalvo (1832), Vicente Rocafuerte (1783), Jamil Mahuad (1949), Abdalá Bucaram (1952), Eugenio Espejo (1747), and Andrés Gómez (1960).


Among soccer players born in Ecuador, Antonio Valencia ranks 2Before him are Alberto Spencer (1937). After him are Enner Valencia (1989), Felipe Caicedo (1988), Agustín Delgado (1974), Iván Hurtado (1974), Carlos Tenorio (1979), Álex Aguinaga (1968), Iván Kaviedes (1977), Christian Noboa (1985), Ulises de la Cruz (1974), and Édison Méndez (1979).

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