35 Facts About Antonio Valencia

1. Antonio Valencia was blasted by fans and even boss Jose Mourinho, but claimed his marriage was already over.

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2. Antonio Valencia sent photos and videos of his toned body as seen below.

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3. Antonio Valencia quickly married her and took her to Europe with him after Villarreal called him.

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4. In 2005 Antonio Valencia moved to Europe, signing a three-year contract with Villarreal.

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5. Antonio Valencia is an Ecuadorian football player.

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6. Antonio Valencia is currently in his 10th year at Old Trafford, with the Ecuadorian making a total of 336 appearances for United in all competitions.

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7. Antonio Valencia was one of the more surprising names on the Manchester United team sheet as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer shuffled his pack for the trip to Newcastle.

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8. Antonio Valencia is United's longest-serving player, making 338 appearances since joining from Wigan for £16million in 2009.

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9. Antonio Valencia was mainly used as a winger until ex-United boss Sir Alex Ferguson converted him into the Old Trafford first-choice right-back.

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10. Antonio Valencia is out of contract in the summer, but United could take up a 12-month option to keep him at Old Trafford until 2020.

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11. Antonio Valencia missed the 2015 Copa America in Chile due to urgent ankle surgery.

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12. Antonio Valencia captained La Tri during all three of their matches at the World Cup and was sent off for a foul on Lucas Digne during their final game against France, a goalless draw at the Maracana which saw his team eliminated.

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13. Antonio Valencia was shortlisted as one of the six potential candidates for the Gillette Best Young Player award.

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14. Antonio Valencia played in all of Ecuador's 2006 FIFA World Cup matches, and was chosen as a nominee for FIFA's ideal 11 team, which recognises the top stars for every position in the World Cup.

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15. Antonio Valencia made his senior international debut for Ecuador in 2004.

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16. On 21 June 2014, Antonio Valencia signed a three-year contract extension, which included an option to extend the deal until June 2018.

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17. On 17 April 2013, Antonio Valencia scored his first league goal of the season, against West Ham United.

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18. Antonio Valencia won the Manchester United Goal of the Season award for his goal against Blackburn Rovers on 2 April 2012.

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19. Antonio Valencia scored his second goal of the season, the opening goal in Manchester United's Champions League fixture against Otelul Galati.

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20. Antonio Valencia made his first start of the season away at Benfica in the first group stage match of the UEFA Champions League.

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21. Antonio Valencia missed United's entire pre-season tour of the United States because of the injury.

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22. On 1 August 2011, Antonio Valencia agreed a new four-year deal with Manchester United, keeping him at the club until the summer of 2015.

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23. Antonio Valencia played his first game back from injury against Arsenal in the FA Cup sixth round on 12 March 2011.

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24. On 25 April 2010, Antonio Valencia was included in the PFA Premier League Team of the Year in his debut season for the club alongside teammates Patrice Evra, Darren Fletcher, and Wayne Rooney.

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25. Antonio Valencia made his competitive debut for Manchester United in the 2009 FA Community Shield, when he came on for the injured Nani in the 62nd minute.

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26. On 30 June 2009, Antonio Valencia became Manchester United's first summer signing, having cut his holiday short to have a medical with the club.

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27. On 9 February 2009, Antonio Valencia was ruled out of action for three weeks after suffering a recurrence of a hamstring injury.

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28. On 3 August 2006, Antonio Valencia joined English Premier League club Wigan Athletic, initially on a year-long loan deal.

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29. Antonio 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.

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30. Antonio Valencia made his debut for El Nacional alongside his idol Edison Mendez.

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31. Antonio Valencia began in central midfield and on a salary of 50 dollars a month.

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32. Antonio 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.

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33. Antonio Valencia was born on 4 August 1985 in Lago Agrio, near the city of Nueva Loja, Ecuador, which is located in the Amazon rainforest.

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34. Antonio Valencia was voted into the PFA Team of the Year in his debut season with the club.

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35. Antonio Valencia won the Ecuadorian Serie A with them before signing for La Liga side Villarreal in 2005.

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