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Juan Pablo Angel's MLS highlights

Juan Pablo Ángel owns one of the most successful careers in the world of soccer, and he stood out a lot in past decades. He came to MLS as a big star, and he did not fail.

Juan Pablo Angel at New York Red Bulls
Juan Pablo Angel at New York Red Bulls

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.

Juan Pablo Ángel: Highlights

Alexis Almosnino

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