Carlos Fabián Maldonado

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Carlos Fabián Maldonado (born 30 July 1963) is a Venezuelan football manager and former player who played as a central midfielder. He is the current manager of Academia Puerto Cabello.

Carlos Maldonado
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Personal information
Full name Carlos Fabián Maldonado Bineiro
Date of birth (1963-07-30) 30 July 1963 (age 57)
Place of birth Montevideo, Uruguay
Position(s) Central midfielder
Club information
Current team
Academia Puerto Cabello (manager)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1981–1982 Deportivo Portugués
1982–1984 Atlético San Cristóbal
1984–1987 Atlético Táchira
1987–1988 Deportivo Armenio
1988–1990 Atlético Táchira
1990 Santa Fe
1991–1992 Atlético Táchira
1992 Fluminense
1993–1994 Caracas
1994–1995 Atlético San Cristóbal
National team
1985–1991 Venezuela 20 (4)
Teams managed
2001–2003 Nacional Táchira
2004 Mineros de Guayana
2004–2006 Maracaibo
2007–2010 Deportivo Táchira
2010–2012 Mineros
2013 Aragua
2016 Deportivo Táchira
2017–2018 Zulia
2018– Academia Puerto Cabello
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Maldonado was nicknamed "Carlitos" during his playing career.

Club careerEdit

Born in Montevideo, Uruguay, Maldonado played professional football in Venezuela, Argentina, Brazil and Colombia.

International careerEdit

He obtained a total number of 20 caps for the Venezuela national football team, scoring four goals.[1] All his goals came at the 1989 Copa América.

Personal lifeEdit

He is the father of Giancarlo Maldonado, who also started a professional football career.


  1. ^ "Venezuela - Record International Players". RSSSF. Retrieved 2009-03-26. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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