Jorge Valdivia

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Jorge Valdivia.

* The number of games and goals for the professional club is considered to be only for the domestic league only and correct as of June 25, 2015.

Jorge Luis Valdivia Toro (Spanish. Jorge Luis Valdivia Toro ; October 19, 1983, Maracay, Venezuela) – Chilean football player of the club, “Palmeiras».


Career Valdivia started the club “Colo Colo”, but because of the large number of strong players in the club and because of unruly behavior outside football grounds, Valdivia did not get the chance to play in the first team, but because Valdivia He was loaned to another club Chilean – “Universidad de Concepcion.”There’s talent Valdivia began to unfold in all its glory, it became one of the most promising players of the championship and got its nickname -“Magician.”During a game of”Universidad”Valdivia got the opportunity to play for Chile to 23 years (Olympic team), which was selected for the Olympics. Playing in the Chilean championship Valdivia opened the way to Europe, he left for Spain in the Spanish second division club”Rayo Vallecano”but it did not trust the Chilean and almost did not let on the field. After a season of”Rayo”Valdivia went to Swiss club”Servette”, where he began to play, and even won a place at the base, but because of the bankruptcy of the team football was vynudzhen return to “Colo Colo»

Even experienced player Valdivia quickly could become a player base “Colo Colo”, moreover, he was able to make his debut in the national team of Chile, which toured preceding the 2006 World Cup, which the Chileans have not got, but Valdivia was the best in games played matches. In 2006, “Colo Colo”, driven by their leader Valdivia, became the champion of the country. Of course, a brilliant game player could not attract the attention of managers of other clubs, among them Argentina, “River Plate”and”Boca Juniors”, Boca even made a formal offer for $ 1.5 million. The most active in the desire to see in their ranks Valdivia turned the heads of the Brazilian “Palmeiras”, where the Chilean went in August 2006 for $ 4 million. Beginning in Brazilian football at Valdivia is not particularly good, and the crowd began to blame management for expensive purchase, but soon Valdivia adapted to the club and the Brazilian Cup and became the leader of the team, but at the end of the season got the prize for the best foreigner in the league Brazil. In the first half of 2008, “Palmeiras’ Valdivia with a part won the championship of Sao Paulo in the final after defeating Club”Ponte Preta”with a score of 5: 0, Valdivia scored the third goal.

August 15, 2008 Valdivia moved to the club from the United Arab Emirates’ Al Ain “for 8 million euros, signed a contract for 4 years, during which he will be paid 17 million euros, so that Valdivia was the most expensive and highest-paid player in the history of UAE. Also in August, he returned to the national team of Chile, after more than a year’s break, having played in a friendly match against the national team representing the country in which he will play. In the first game for the club against “Sharidzha”Valdivia scored a goal in the first half and in the second match did”double”against”Al-Shabab”Valdivia scored both goals from free kicks. In 2009, Valdivia was the captain of the”Al Ain”, which led to winning the UAE President’s Cup and Super Cup UAE. During his speech Valdivia received a prize for the best player of the championship UAE.

In August 2010, he moved to Valdivia “Palmeiras».

December 20, 2011 Valdivia, along with four other players have been suspended by the Football Federation of Chile for having come to the location of the national team at night intoxicated. Valdivia, only one of the players disputed disqualification, appealed, but the control and disciplinary committee of the Football Federation of Chile left it in place.



  • Chile Champion: 2006 ( Aperture )
  • Champion of São Paulo: 2008
  • Cup winner Emirates Elisalat: 2008
  • UAE President Cup winners: 2009
  • UAE Super Cup: 2009
  • Cup winner Brazil (1): 2012


  • The owner of the “Silver Ball” Brazil: 2007
  • The best attacking midfielder Brazilian Championship: 2007
  • Best foreign player of the championship UAE: 2008
  • The best player of the championship UAE: 2009


  1. Chile midfielder Valdivia moved to the “Palmeiras»
  2. Five players suspended for Chile’s national team 10 games
  3. on appeal Valdivia desyatimatchevuyu disqualification in the national team of Chile rejected

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