Antonio Valencia

Date of birth04 August 1985
Place of birthLago Agrio
NationalityEcuadorean
Weight77 kg
Height1.80 m
PositionDefender/Midfielder

Full name is: Luis Antonio Valencia Mosquera.


After a loan spell, Antonio Valencia joined Wigan Athletic in January 2008 with a contract to June 2011.

He joined Manchester United in June 2009 with a four-year contract that was extended to June 2015 in August 2011.

An exciting, right sided midfielder, pacey with a great shot, he signed for United in June 2009 from Wigan Athletic where he has spent three seasons under Steve Bruce.

He suffered a serious ankle injury which ruled him out of most of the 2010-11 season, but returned to action in time to win a Championship medal and to appear in the Champions League final.

His contract at Manchester United was extended to June 2017 in June 2014, to June 2018 in January 2017 and to June 2019 in May 2017.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
El Nacional 01 Jul 2002 01 Jul 2005
Villarreal 01 Jul 2005 18 Jan 2008
Recreativo de Huelva 01 Jan 2006 31 May 2006 L
Wigan Athletic 03 Aug 2006 31 May 2007 L
Wigan Athletic 04 Jul 2007 17 Jan 2008 L
Wigan Athletic 18 Jan 2008 30 Jun 2009
Manchester United 30 Jun 2009

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2006-07 Wigan Athletic Premier League 17
5
1
6
1
2007-08 Wigan Athletic FA Cup 1
2007-08 Wigan Athletic Premier League 30
1
3
5
2008-09 Wigan Athletic FA Cup 1
2008-09 Wigan Athletic League Cup 3
2008-09 Wigan Athletic Premier League 31
3
3
1
2009-10 Manchester United FA Community Shield
1
2009-10 Manchester United FA Cup
1
2009-10 Manchester United League Cup 2
2
2009-10 Manchester United Premier League 29
5
5
3
2009-10 Manchester United UEFA Champions League 6
3
1
2010-11 Manchester United FA Community Shield 1
1
2010-11 Manchester United FA Cup 1
1
2010-11 Manchester United Premier League 8
2
1
1
2010-11 Manchester United UEFA Champions League 5
2
1
1
2011-12 Manchester United FA Cup 2
2011-12 Manchester United League Cup 3
1
2011-12 Manchester United Premier League 22
5
4
3
2011-12 Manchester United UEFA Champions League 5
1
2011-12 Manchester United UEFA Europa League
1
2012-13 Manchester United FA Cup 3
3
2012-13 Manchester United Premier League 24
6
1
6
2012-13 Manchester United UEFA Champions League 2
2
1
2013-14 Manchester United FA Community Shield
1
2013-14 Manchester United FA Cup 1
2013-14 Manchester United League Cup 2
1
2013-14 Manchester United Premier League 20
9
2
6
1
2013-14 Manchester United UEFA Champions League 9
1
2
1
2014-15 Manchester United FA Cup 3
2014-15 Manchester United Premier League 29
3
4
2015-16 Manchester United FA Cup 1
2
2015-16 Manchester United League Cup 1
2015-16 Manchester United Premier League 8
6
1
2015-16 Manchester United UEFA Champions League 2
1
2015-16 Manchester United UEFA Europa League
1
2016-17 Manchester United FA Community Shield 1
2016-17 Manchester United FA Cup 1
2016-17 Manchester United League Cup 4
2
2016-17 Manchester United Premier League 27
1
1
5
2016-17 Manchester United UEFA Europa League 8
1
2017-18 Manchester United FA Cup 3
2
2017-18 Manchester United Premier League 31
3
7
2017-18 Manchester United UEFA Champions League 4
1
2017-18 Manchester United UEFA Super Cup 1
2018-19 Manchester United Premier League 4
2
2018-19 Manchester United UEFA Champions League 3
2


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
19 Aug 2006 Newcastle United v Wigan Athletic L 2-1 Premier League
26 Aug 2006 Wigan Athletic v Reading W 1-0 Premier League
09 Sep 2006 Portsmouth v Wigan Athletic L 1-0 Premier League
16 Sep 2006 Everton v Wigan Athletic D 2-2 Premier League
23 Sep 2006 Wigan Athletic v Watford D 1-1 Premier League
01 Oct 2006 Blackburn Rovers v Wigan Athletic L 2-1 Premier League
14 Oct 2006 Wigan Athletic v Manchester United L 1-3 Premier League
21 Oct 2006 Wigan Athletic v Manchester City W 4-0 Premier League
11 Nov 2006 Wigan Athletic v Charlton Athletic W 3-2 Premier League
09 Dec 2006 Middlesbrough v Wigan Athletic D 1-1 Premier League
21 Jan 2007 Wigan Athletic v Everton L 0-2 Premier League
30 Jan 2007 Reading v Wigan Athletic L 3-2 Premier League
03 Feb 2007 Wigan Athletic v Portsmouth W 1-0 Premier League
11 Feb 2007 Arsenal v Wigan Athletic L 2-1 Premier League
25 Feb 2007 Wigan Athletic v Newcastle United W 1-0 Premier League
03 Mar 2007 Manchester City v Wigan Athletic W 0-1 Premier League
17 Mar 2007 Wigan Athletic v Fulham D 0-0 Premier League
31 Mar 2007 Charlton Athletic v Wigan Athletic L 1-0 Premier League
07 Apr 2007 Wigan Athletic v Bolton Wanderers L 1-3 Premier League
09 Apr 2007 Aston Villa v Wigan Athletic D 1-1 Premier League
05 May 2007 Wigan Athletic v Middlesbrough L 0-1 Premier League
13 May 2007 Sheffield United v Wigan Athletic W 1-2 Premier League
11 Aug 2007 Everton v Wigan Athletic L 2-1 Premier League
15 Aug 2007 Wigan Athletic v Middlesbrough W 1-0 Premier League
18 Aug 2007 Wigan Athletic v Sunderland W 3-0 Premier League
25 Aug 2007 West Ham United v Wigan Athletic D 1-1 Premier League
06 Oct 2007 Manchester United v Wigan Athletic L 4-0 Premier League
27 Oct 2007 Birmingham City v Wigan Athletic L 3-2 Premier League
03 Nov 2007 Wigan Athletic v Chelsea L 0-2 Premier League
01 Dec 2007 Wigan Athletic v Manchester City D 1-1 Premier League
09 Dec 2007 Bolton Wanderers v Wigan Athletic L 4-1 Premier League
15 Dec 2007 Wigan Athletic v Blackburn Rovers W 5-3 Premier League
22 Dec 2007 Fulham v Wigan Athletic D 1-1 Premier League
26 Dec 2007 Wigan Athletic v Newcastle United W 1-0 Premier League
29 Dec 2007 Wigan Athletic v Aston Villa L 1-2 Premier League
02 Jan 2008 Liverpool v Wigan Athletic D 1-1 Premier League
12 Jan 2008 Derby County v Wigan Athletic W 0-1 Premier League
20 Jan 2008 Wigan Athletic v Everton L 1-2 Premier League
26 Jan 2008 Wigan Athletic v Chelsea L 1-2 FA Cup 4th round
29 Jan 2008 Middlesbrough v Wigan Athletic L 1-0 Premier League
02 Feb 2008 Wigan Athletic v West Ham United W 1-0 Premier League
09 Feb 2008 Sunderland v Wigan Athletic L 2-0 Premier League
23 Feb 2008 Wigan Athletic v Derby County W 2-0 Premier League
01 Mar 2008 Manchester City v Wigan Athletic D 0-0 Premier League
09 Mar 2008 Wigan Athletic v Arsenal D 0-0 Premier League
16 Mar 2008 Wigan Athletic v Bolton Wanderers W 1-0 Premier League
22 Mar 2008 Blackburn Rovers v Wigan Athletic L 3-1 Premier League
29 Mar 2008 Portsmouth v Wigan Athletic L 2-0 Premier League
05 Apr 2008 Wigan Athletic v Birmingham City W 2-0 Premier League
14 Apr 2008 Chelsea v Wigan Athletic D 1-1 Premier League
19 Apr 2008 Wigan Athletic v Tottenham Hotspur D 1-1 Premier League
26 Apr 2008 Wigan Athletic v Reading D 0-0 Premier League
03 May 2008 Aston Villa v Wigan Athletic W 0-2 Premier League
11 May 2008 Wigan Athletic v Manchester United L 0-2 Premier League
16 Aug 2008 West Ham United v Wigan Athletic L 2-1 Premier League
24 Aug 2008 Wigan Athletic v Chelsea L 0-1 Premier League
26 Aug 2008 Wigan Athletic v Notts County W 4-0 League Cup 2nd round
30 Aug 2008 Hull City v Wigan Athletic W 0-5 Premier League
13 Sep 2008 Wigan Athletic v Sunderland D 1-1 Premier League
21 Sep 2008 Tottenham Hotspur v Wigan Athletic D 0-0 Premier League
24 Sep 2008 Ipswich Town v Wigan Athletic W 1-4 League Cup 3rd round
28 Sep 2008 Wigan Athletic v Manchester City W 2-1 Premier League
04 Oct 2008 Wigan Athletic v Middlesbrough L 0-1 Premier League
18 Oct 2008 Liverpool v Wigan Athletic L 3-2 Premier League
29 Oct 2008 Fulham v Wigan Athletic L 2-0 Premier League
01 Nov 2008 Portsmouth v Wigan Athletic W 1-2 Premier League
08 Nov 2008 Wigan Athletic v Stoke City D 0-0 Premier League
11 Nov 2008 Arsenal v Wigan Athletic L 3-0 League Cup 4th round
15 Nov 2008 Newcastle United v Wigan Athletic D 2-2 Premier League
24 Nov 2008 Wigan Athletic v Everton W 1-0 Premier League
29 Nov 2008 Wigan Athletic v West Bromwich Albion W 2-1 Premier League
06 Dec 2008 Arsenal v Wigan Athletic L 1-0 Premier League
13 Dec 2008 Wigan Athletic v Blackburn Rovers W 3-0 Premier League
26 Dec 2008 Wigan Athletic v Newcastle United W 2-1 Premier League
28 Dec 2008 Bolton Wanderers v Wigan Athletic W 0-1 Premier League
02 Jan 2009 Tottenham Hotspur v Wigan Athletic L 3-1 FA Cup 3rd round
11 Jan 2009 Wigan Athletic v Tottenham Hotspur W 1-0 Premier League
14 Jan 2009 Manchester United v Wigan Athletic L 1-0 Premier League
17 Jan 2009 Manchester City v Wigan Athletic L 1-0 Premier League
07 Feb 2009 Wigan Athletic v Fulham D 0-0 Premier League
04 Mar 2009 Wigan Athletic v West Ham United L 0-1 Premier League
14 Mar 2009 Sunderland v Wigan Athletic W 1-2 Premier League
05 Apr 2009 Everton v Wigan Athletic L 4-0 Premier League
11 Apr 2009 Wigan Athletic v Arsenal L 1-4 Premier League
26 Apr 2009 Blackburn Rovers v Wigan Athletic L 2-0 Premier League
02 May 2009 Wigan Athletic v Bolton Wanderers D 0-0 Premier League
09 May 2009 West Bromwich Albion v Wigan Athletic L 3-1 Premier League
13 May 2009 Wigan Athletic v Manchester United L 1-2 Premier League
24 May 2009 Wigan Athletic v Portsmouth W 1-0 Premier League


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2003-04 Ecuador Olympics 1
4
2004-05 Ecuador FIFA World Cup 4
1
3
2004-05 Ecuador International Friendly 3
2
2005-06 Ecuador FIFA World Cup 6
2
2005-06 Ecuador International Friendly 4
2006-07 Ecuador Copa America 3
1
2006-07 Ecuador International Friendly 3
1
1
1
2007-08 Ecuador FIFA World Cup 4
3
2007-08 Ecuador International Friendly 2
1
2008-09 Ecuador FIFA World Cup 4
2
1
2009-10 Ecuador FIFA World Cup 3
2
1
2010-11 Ecuador Copa America 1
2010-11 Ecuador International Friendly 1
2011-12 Ecuador FIFA World Cup 4
2011-12 Ecuador International Friendly 1
2012-13 Ecuador FIFA World Cup 1
1
2013-14 Ecuador FIFA World Cup 6
2
1
2013-14 Ecuador International Friendly 2
1
1
2014-15 Ecuador International Friendly 1
2015-16 Ecuador Copa America 4
1
1
2015-16 Ecuador FIFA World Cup 4
1
2015-16 Ecuador International Friendly 1
2016-17 Ecuador FIFA World Cup 5
1
2017-18 Ecuador FIFA World Cup 3
1
2018-19 Ecuador International Friendly 1
1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
08 Jan 2004 Colombia v Ecuador W 0-1 Olympics South America group B
12 Jan 2004 Ecuador v Peru W 4-2 Olympics South America group B
14 Jan 2004 Argentina v Ecuador L 5-2 Olympics South America group B
16 Jan 2004 Ecuador v Bolivia W 3-2 Olympics South America group B
18 Jan 2004 Ecuador v Paraguay L 0-0 (2-4) Olympics South America play-off
05 Sep 2004 Uruguay v Ecuador L 1-0 FIFA World Cup South America
26 Jan 2005 Ecuador v Panama W 2-0 International Friendly
29 Jan 2005 Ecuador v Panama W 2-0 International Friendly
16 Feb 2005 Costa Rica v Ecuador W 1-2 International Friendly
27 Mar 2005 Ecuador v Paraguay W 5-2 FIFA World Cup South America
30 Mar 2005 Peru v Ecuador D 2-2 FIFA World Cup South America
04 May 2005 Ecuador v Paraguay W 1-0 International Friendly
04 Jun 2005 Ecuador v Argentina W 2-0 FIFA World Cup South America
08 Jun 2005 Colombia v Ecuador L 3-0 FIFA World Cup South America
11 Jun 2005 Ecuador v Italy D 1-1 International Friendly
03 Sep 2005 Bolivia v Ecuador W 1-2 FIFA World Cup South America
08 Oct 2005 Ecuador v Uruguay D 0-0 FIFA World Cup South America
13 Nov 2005 Ecuador v Poland L 0-3 International Friendly
01 Mar 2006 Netherlands v Ecuador L 1-0 International Friendly
25 May 2006 Ecuador v Colombia D 1-1 International Friendly
28 May 2006 FYR Macedonia v Ecuador L 2-1 International Friendly
09 Jun 2006 Poland v Ecuador W 0-2 FIFA World Cup Finals Group A
15 Jun 2006 Ecuador v Costa Rica W 3-0 FIFA World Cup Finals Group A
20 Jun 2006 Ecuador v Germany L 0-3 FIFA World Cup Finals Group A
25 Jun 2006 England v Ecuador L 1-0 FIFA World Cup Finals - Round of 16
10 Oct 2006 Ecuador v Brazil L 1-2 International Friendly
25 Mar 2007 USA v Ecuador L 3-1 International Friendly
28 Mar 2007 Mexico v Ecuador L 4-2 International Friendly
23 Jun 2007 Colombia v Ecuador L 3-1 International Friendly
27 Jun 2007 Ecuador v Chile L 2-3 Copa America Group B
01 Jul 2007 Ecuador v Mexico L 1-2 Copa America Group B
04 Jul 2007 Brazil v Ecuador L 1-0 Copa America Group B
13 Oct 2007 Ecuador v Venezuela L 0-1 FIFA World Cup South America qualifying
27 May 2008 France v Ecuador L 2-0 International Friendly
15 Jun 2008 Argentina v Ecuador D 1-1 FIFA World Cup South America qualifying
18 Jun 2008 Ecuador v Colombia D 0-0 FIFA World Cup South America qualifying
10 Sep 2008 Uruguay v Ecuador D 0-0 FIFA World Cup South America qualifying
12 Oct 2008 Ecuador v Chile W 1-0 FIFA World Cup South America qualifying
14 Oct 2008 Ecuador v Chile W 1-0 International Friendly
29 Mar 2009 Ecuador v Brazil D 1-1 FIFA World Cup South America qualifying
01 Apr 2009 Ecuador v Paraguay D 1-1 FIFA World Cup South America qualifying
10 Jun 2009 Ecuador v Argentina W 2-0 FIFA World Cup South America qualifying
05 Sep 2009 Colombia v Ecuador L 2-0 FIFA World Cup South America qualifying
09 Sep 2009 Bolivia v Ecuador W 1-3 FIFA World Cup South America qualifying
10 Oct 2009 Ecuador v Uruguay L 1-2 FIFA World Cup South America qualifying
26 Mar 2011 Colombia v Ecuador L 2-0 International Friendly
03 Jul 2011 Paraguay v Ecuador D 0-0 Copa America Group B
07 Oct 2011 Ecuador v Venezuela W 2-0 FIFA World Cup South America qualifying
11 Oct 2011 USA v Ecuador W 0-1 International Friendly
11 Nov 2011 Paraguay v Ecuador L 2-1 FIFA World Cup South America qualifying
15 Nov 2011 Ecuador v Peru W 2-0 FIFA World Cup South America qualifying
10 Jun 2012 Ecuador v Colombia W 1-0 FIFA World Cup South America qualifying
07 Jun 2013 Peru v Ecuador L 1-0 FIFA World Cup South America qualifying
06 Sep 2013 Colombia v Ecuador L 1-0 FIFA World Cup South America qualifying
10 Sep 2013 Bolivia v Ecuador D 1-1 FIFA World Cup South America qualifying
15 Oct 2013 Chile v Ecuador L 2-1 FIFA World Cup South America qualifying
20 Nov 2013 Ecuador v Honduras D 2-2 International Friendly
31 May 2014 Mexico v Ecuador L 3-1 International Friendly
04 Jun 2014 Ecuador v England D 2-2 International Friendly
15 Jun 2014 Switzerland v Ecuador L 2-1 FIFA World Cup Finals group E
20 Jun 2014 Honduras v Ecuador W 1-2 FIFA World Cup Finals group E
25 Jun 2014 Ecuador v France D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Finals group E
28 Mar 2015 Mexico v Ecuador L 1-0 International Friendly
08 Sep 2015 Ecuador v Honduras W 2-0 International Friendly
08 Oct 2015 Argentina v Ecuador W 0-2 FIFA World Cup South America final group
13 Oct 2015 Ecuador v Bolivia W 2-0 FIFA World Cup South America final group
24 Mar 2016 Ecuador v Paraguay D 2-2 FIFA World Cup South America final group
29 Mar 2016 Colombia v Ecuador L 3-1 FIFA World Cup South America final group
04 Jun 2016 Brazil v Ecuador D 0-0 Copa America Group B
08 Jun 2016 Ecuador v Peru D 2-2 Copa America Group B
12 Jun 2016 Haiti v Ecuador W 0-4 Copa America Group B
16 Jun 2016 USA v Ecuador L 2-1 Copa America Quarter-final
06 Sep 2016 Peru v Ecuador L 2-1 FIFA World Cup South America final group
06 Oct 2016 Ecuador v Chile W 3-0 FIFA World Cup South America final group
11 Oct 2016 Bolivia v Ecuador D 2-2 FIFA World Cup South America final group
24 Mar 2017 Paraguay v Ecuador L 2-1 FIFA World Cup South America final group
28 Mar 2017 Ecuador v Colombia L 0-2 FIFA World Cup South America final group
01 Sep 2017 Brazil v Ecuador L 2-0 FIFA World Cup South America final group
05 Sep 2017 Ecuador v Peru L 1-2 FIFA World Cup South America final group
05 Oct 2017 Chile v Ecuador L 2-1 FIFA World Cup South America final group
15 Nov 2018 Peru v Ecuador W 0-2 International Friendly


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.