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Leonardo Medina

Personal information
Full nameLeonardo Andrés Medina Gutiérrez
Height1.78 m
Playing positionStriker
Club information
Current clubMiramar Misiones
Number16

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Leonardo Andrés Medina Gutiérrez (born May 30, 1977 in Montevideo) is a Uruguayan professional footballer. He currently plays as striker for Miramar Misiones of the Primera División Uruguaya.

Medina has played for clubs in his homeland of Uruguay, Colombia, Mexico and Chile, where he enjoyed success with Audax Italiano. He also played in the Argentine Primera for Huracán. In July 2009, he joined Bolivian side Oriente Petrolero. After a short spell with Oriente, he moved to Peru and joined Cienciano during January of 2010, but left the club in July due to lack of playing time.

Medina has participated in international club tournaments, Copa Libertadores 2007 and Copa Sudamericana 2007, where he made 8 appearances and scored 2 goals, both with Audax Italiano.

On August 24 2009, he got sent off together with Blooming defender Sergio Jáuregui, after a clash. While leaving the field, Jáuregui performed a running kick to Medina's face, knocking him unconscious. After a short spell with Oriente, he moved to Peruvian club Cienciano .




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