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Murillo with Venezuela in 2019
Personal information
Full name Jhon Eduard Murillo Romaña
Date of birth 21 November 1995 (1995-11-21) (age 25)
Place of birth El Nula, Venezuela
Height 1.70 m
Playing position Winger, Striker, Right back
Club information
Current club Tondela
Number 14
Youth career
San Camilo
Alto Apure
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012–2015 Zamora 59 (19)
2015–2018 Benfica 0 (0)
2015–2017 → Tondela (loan) 54 (8)
2017–2018 → Kasımpaşa (loan) 24 (4)
2018– Tondela 88 (9)
National team
2014– Venezuela U21 5 (2)
2015– Venezuela U20 4 (0)
2015– Venezuela 31 (4)
  • Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21:44, 18 April 2021 (UTC)..

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 00:38, 14 October 2020 (UTC).

Jhon Eduard Murillo Romaña (born 21 November 1995) is a Venezuelan professional footballer who plays for Portuguese club C.D. Tondela and the Venezuela national team as a forward.

Club career

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.

International career

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.

International goals

Scores and results list Venezuela's goal tally first.
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 11 February 2015 Agustín Tovar, Barinas, Venezuela  Honduras
2–1
2–1
Friendly
2. 5 September 2017 Estadio Monumental Antonio Vespucio Liberti, Buenos Aires, Argentina  Argentina
1–0
1–1
2018 FIFA World Cup qualification
3. 22 March 2019 Wanda Metropolitano, Madrid, Spain
2–0
3–1
Friendly
4. 5 June 2019 Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta, United States  Mexico
1–0
1–3

Career statistics

Club Season League Cup Continental Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Zamora 2012–13 Primera División 5 0 0 0 5 0
2013–14 Primera División 32 11 4 1 36 12
2014–15 Primera División 22 8 4 2 26 10
Total 59 19 8 3 67 22
Tondela (loan) 2015–16 Primeira Liga 23 3 0 0 23 3
2016–17 Primeira Liga 31 5 2 1 33 6
Total 54 8 2 1 56 9
Kasımpaşa (loan) 2017–18 Süper Lig 24 4 1 0 25 4
Tondela 2018–19 Primeira Liga 32 3 3 1 35 4
Career total 169 34 6 2 8 3 183 39

Honours

Club

Zamora

  • Primera División: 2012–13, 2013–14

International

Venezuela

  • Central American and Caribbean Games Silver Medal: 2014
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