Walter Calderón

Walter Calderón
Personal information
Full name Walter Richard Calderón Carcelén
Date of birth (1977-10-17) October 17, 1977 (age 43)
Place of birth Ambuquí, Imbabura, Ecuador
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Playing position(s) Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1997–2000 ESPOLI 45 (4)
2000–2006 Deportivo Cuenca 228 (73)
2007 El Nacional 31 (6)
2008 Deportivo Quito 27 (7)
2009–2011 LDU Quito 64 (16)
2012 LDU Loja 33 (8)
2013–2014 Deportivo Quito 66 (12)
2015 Deportivo Cuenca 17 (0)
2016 Imbabura 15 (2)
National team
2003–2009 Ecuador 11 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of June 26, 2016
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of August 31, 2009

Walter Richard Calderón Carcelén, nicknamed Mamita (born October 17, 1977 in Ambuquí, Imbabura) is a retired Ecuadorian football player.

Club career

Calderón began his professional career at Quito-based club ESPOLI. In 2000, he made the move to Deportivo Cuenca. At the club, he became a regular starter. He was a key player in the club's 2004 national champion squad. He soon left the squad in 2006 and moved to El Nacional in 2007 and Deportivo Quito in 2008. With Deportivo Quito, he won his second national title. In 2009, he made the move to LDU Quito. Despite having irregular starting times, he became a clutch striker, providing goals at decisive times. He won another national title with Liga in 2010, the 2009 Copa Sudamericana, and two Recopa Sudamericana (2009, 2010).[1]

Honors

Deportivo Cuenca

Deportivo Quito

LDU Quito

References

  1. ^ "'Mamita' Calderón responde con goles, pese a ser suplente" ['Mamita' Calderón responds with goals, despite being a substitute] (in Spanish). El Comercio. March 13, 2011. Retrieved March 16, 2011.

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