Jhon Murillo facts for kids
Murillo with Venezuela in 2019
|Full name||Jhon Eduard Murillo Romaña|
|Date of birth||21 November 1995|
|Place of birth||El Nula, Venezuela|
|Playing position||Winger, Striker, Right back|
|2015–2017||→ Tondela (loan)||54||(8)|
|2017–2018||→ Kasımpaşa (loan)||24||(4)|
† Appearances (Goals).
Murillo was born in El Nula, Venezuela. After starting his career at Fundación Atlético San Camilo FC, he moved to Unión Atlético Alto Apure. In 2012, he played in the Venezuelan Tercera División.
Murillo made his Venezuelan Primera División debut on 22 October 2012 against Llaneros de Guanare. He scored his first league goal on 19 August 2013 against Deportivo Petare.
On 20 May 2015, Zamora FC confirmed Murillo's transfer to Portuguese champions Benfica on a five-year deal.
On 16 July 2015, he joined C.D. Tondela of Primeira Liga on a one-year loan. On 30 June 2016, Primeira Liga side C.D. Nacional announced that Murillo had signed a season-long loan deal with the club, however, on 25 July, he continued on loan at Tondela for a further season. Afterwards, he was loaned out to Kasımpaşa in Turkey for one season.
In 2014, Murillo helped the under-21s finish second in that year's Central American and Caribbean Games held in Mexico, scoring two goals – including the one in the semi-final against Honduras.
Murillo represented the Venezuela under-20 team in the 2015 South American Youth Football Championship in a first stage exit.
On 11 February 2015, Murillo made his debut for Venezuela in an international friendly against Honduras; he scored the winning goal in a 2–1 victory. In 2016, he was named in the 40-men preliminary list for the Copa América Centenario but he eventually was excluded from the final squad.
- Scores and results list Venezuela's goal tally first.
|1.||11 February 2015||Agustín Tovar, Barinas, Venezuela||Honduras||
|2.||5 September 2017||Estadio Monumental Antonio Vespucio Liberti, Buenos Aires, Argentina||Argentina||
||2018 FIFA World Cup qualification|
|3.||22 March 2019||Wanda Metropolitano, Madrid, Spain||
|4.||5 June 2019||Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta, United States||Mexico||
|Tondela (loan)||2015–16||Primeira Liga||23||3||0||0||–||–||23||3|
|Kasımpaşa (loan)||2017–18||Süper Lig||24||4||1||0||–||–||25||4|
- Primera División: 2012–13, 2013–14
- Central American and Caribbean Games Silver Medal: 2014
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