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Iván Valenciano

Personal information
Full nameIván René Valenciano Pérez
Date of birth18 March 1972(age 44)
Place of birthBarranquilla, Colombia
Height1.76 m (5 ft 9.2 in)
Playing positionForward

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Iván René Valenciano Pérez (born 18 March 1972 in Barranquilla) is a former Colombian football player .

He played for many other clubs, including Atalanta (Italy), CD Veracruz (Mexico), Monarcas Morelia (Mexico), Independiente Medellín, Deportivo Cali, Deportes Quindío, CD Olmedo, Gama (Brazil) and Millonarios.

During his first spell at Atletico Junior, where he scored many goals and was visibly overweight, he earned the nickname "El Gordito de Oro" (The Golden Fat Man). A promising young player, he was transferred to Italy where he was a huge disappointment, scoring only one goal for Atalanta.

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