Juan Pablo Ángel had a very good time in the Colombian National Team, although the results were not as expected. The Atlético Nacional de Medellín fan did everything possible for his team, but the reality is that his was at the club level. There, he met idolatry in both River Plate and Aston Villa, where he was the undisputed starter.
The Colombian had a more than fruitful period in MLS, where he became an institution. Juan Pablo Ángel retired in a Copa Libertadores final, as only the greats can achieve. Atlético Nacional de Medellín had a strong presence at the international level during the past decade, and it was thanks to Verdolaga that it managed to gain access to this great continental instance.
In that game, his birth love crossed paths with a club where he was loved very much. This event was a small summary of this player's career: a journey full of joys and success. In MLS, El Ángel Del Gol was able to wear the colors of the Los Angeles Galaxy and the New York Red Bulls. These are his best goals.
Juan Pablo Ángel: Teams he played for
1993–1997 Atlético Nacional 147 appearences with 45 goals
1997–2001 River Plate 96 appearences with 46 goals
2001–2007 Aston Villa 175 appearences with 44 goals
2007–2010 New York Red Bulls 102 appearences with 58 goals
2011-2012 Los Angeles Galaxy 22 appearences with 3 goals
2011–2012 Chivas USA 28 appearences with 11 goals
2013–2014 Atlético Nacional 47 appearences with 17 goals
Juan Pablo Ángel: Tournaments that he won
- Atlético Nacional
Categoría Primera A (4): 1994, 2013-I, 2013-II, 2014-I
Copa Interamericana (1): 1995
Copa Colombia (1): 2013
- Club Atlético River Plate
Primera División Argentina (2): Apertura 1999, Clausura 2000
- Aston Villa
UEFA Intertoto Cup (1): 2001
- New York Red Bulls
MLS Eastern Conference (Playoffs) (1): 2008
Juan Pablo Ángel: How many games does he played with Colombian National Team?
Juan Pablo Ángel was summoned to the Colombian National Team for the first time in the year 1995, something that happened without interruption until 2005. Since then, he has played 33 matches, in which he scored 9 goals.