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Aquivaldo Mosquera
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Mosquera playing for América
Personal information
Full name Aquivaldo Mosquera Romaña
Date of birth (1981-06-22) 22 June 1981 (age 42)
Place of birth Apartadó, Colombia
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000–2005 Atlético Nacional 154 (13)
2005–2007 Pachuca 77 (7)
2007–2009 Sevilla 41 (0)
2009–2014 América 180 (7)
2014–2016 Pachuca 54 (3)
2016 Deportivo Cali 12 (1)
2017 Chiapas 10 (0)
National team
2000–2013 Colombia 29 (1)
  • Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 6 May 2017.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 13 October 2013

Aquivaldo Mosquera Romaña (born 22 June 1981) is a Colombian former professional footballer. He also holds Mexican citizenship.

Club career

Mosquera made his debut in 2000 playing for Atlético Nacional. He would make over 150 appearances for the club before moving to Pachuca of Mexico in 2005. With Pachuca, he won two league titles (Clausura 2006 and 2007), a CONCACAF Champions' Cup in 2007, and a Copa Sudamericana in 2006. In the summer of 2007 Mosquera transferred to Sevilla FC of La Liga. Though he would stay with the club until 2009, Mosquera only managed to appear in 41 league matches.

In 2009 Mosquera returned to Mexico, this time to play for Club América for a reported USD$6 million. Mosquera made his unofficial debut with América on 15 July 2009 in a 0–0 friendly against MLS club Colorado Rapids. He made his official league debut in a 1–1 draw against San Luis.

Mosquera, acting as club captain, won his first league title with América against Cruz Azul on 26 May 2013. He scored the first goal in the 2–1 second-leg win, with the club eventually winning the championship 4–2 on penalties.

On 4 June 2014, Mosquera was transferred to Pachuca, during the Mexican draft apertura 2014.

International career

Mosquera has been called up to the Colombian national team on several occasions, including for the 2010 World Cup qualifiers and for various friendlies. He was the captain for the team during the first half of the World Cup qualifiers.



Atlético Nacional


  • Mexican Balón de Oro (1): 2007

See also

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