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 at a right-wing, then as a right-back throughout 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. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Antonio Valencia has received more than 3,166,762 page views. His biography is available in 61 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 60 in 2019). Antonio Valencia is the 1,904th most popular soccer player (down from 1,341st in 2019), the 21st most popular biography from Ecuador (down from 17th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Ecuadorean Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Antonio Valencia ranks 1,904 out of 16,923Before him are Nobby Stiles, Carlos Renato Frederico, Jack Greenwell, David Kipiani, Pedro Arispe, and Carlos Schneeberger. After him are Jamie Vardy, Alfredo II, Natalio Perinetti, Ricardo Gomes, Walter Nausch, and Yuri Semin.

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Among people born in 1985, Antonio Valencia ranks 40Before him are Ashley Young, Jakub Błaszczykowski, Diego, Julia Volkova, Ashley Tisdale, and Chrissy Teigen. After him are Łukasz Piszczek, Lassana Diarra, Guillermo Ochoa, Riccardo Montolivo, Emily Kinney, and Juanfran.

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Among people born in Ecuador, Antonio Valencia ranks 21 out of 108Before him are Frederick Ashton (1904), José Joaquín de Olmedo (1780), León Febres Cordero (1931), Abdalá Bucaram (1952), Gustavo Noboa (1937), and Andrés Gómez (1960). After him are Byron Moreno (1969), Juan Montalvo (1832), Jamil Mahuad (1949), Raúl Eduardo Vela Chiriboga (1934), Osvaldo Hurtado (1939), and Pancho Segura (1921).


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

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