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Jaime Manuel Penedo Cano (born 26 September 1981) is a Panamanian former professional footballer who played as a goalkeeper for various teams such as: Osasuna B, CSD Municipal, LA Galaxy, Deportivo Saprissa or Dinamo București, among others, but also for the Panama national team, being the goalkeeper of the first squad of Panama that ever played in a World Cup. Penedo announced his retirement on 24 January 2019.[1]

Jaime Penedo
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Penedo with Panama at the 2018 FIFA World Cup
Personal information
Full name Jaime Manuel Penedo Cano
Date of birth (1981-09-26) 26 September 1981 (age 38)
Place of birth Panama City, Panama
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Youth career
1991–1999 Estudiantes de Panama
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000–2001 Estudiantes de Panama 36 (0)
2002–2004 Plaza Amador 51 (0)
2004 Cagliari 0 (0)
2005–2006 Árabe Unido 42 (0)
2006–2007 Osasuna B 12 (0)
2007–2013 Municipal 171 (0)
2013–2015 LA Galaxy 61 (0)
2015–2016 Saprissa 17 (0)
2016–2018 Dinamo București 66 (0)
Total 456 (0)
National team
2003–2018 Panama 137 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 26 January 2019
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 28 June 2018

Club careerEdit

Penedo began his career with Estudiantes de Panamá F.C. and made his first team debut in 2000. He also played in Panamá for Plaza Amador and Árabe Unido. In his first season with Árabe Unido, Penedo helped the club to the apertura and clausura titles. In summer 2005 he joined Italian club Cagliari[2] but did not make any first team appearances. The following season, he moved to Spain to play for Osasuna B[3] in Segunda División B. After one season in Spain, Penedo returned to Central America, signing in Guatemala for Municipal.[4] During his time with Municipal Penedo claimed four league titles.

On 5 August 2013, the 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup Bronze medal winning goalkeeper signed with the LA Galaxy.[5][6] He made his Galaxy debut on 7 August 2013 in a mid-season friendly against AC Milan in the inaugural International Champions Cup.[7] Penedo and the LA Galaxy terminated his contract and parted ways on 29 July 2015.

International careerEdit

Penedo made his debut for Panama in June 2003 as a substitute for Francisco Portillo in a 1-0 win over Cuba. He has, as of 11 July 2015, earned a total of 122 caps including an unofficial match against Mexico in 2007, scoring no goals.[8] He represented his country in 26 FIFA World Cup qualification matches[9] and was a member of the Panamanian 2005 & 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup team, who finished second in both tournaments. Penedo won the golden glove at the 2005 CONCACAF Gold Cup and the 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup, which is given to the best goalkeeper of the tournament.

In 2018 he was named in Panama's 23-man squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.[10] He started in all three of Panama's matches. After the World Cup, he announced his resignation from international duty.

HonoursEdit

DomesticEdit

LA Galaxy

Dinamo București

InternationalEdit

Panama

Career statisticsEdit

InternationalEdit

As of 28 June 2018[11]
Panama
Year Apps Goals
2003 1 0
2004 6 0
2005 15 0
2006 0 0
2007 10 0
2008 5 0
2009 9 0
2010 4 0
2011 15 0
2012 10 0
2013 15 0
2014 3 0
2015 13 0
2016 11 0
2017 7 0
2018 6 0
Total 130 0

Personal lifeEdit

Penedo officially married Angie Malca in August 2013[12] and they married in church in January 2015. They have a son, Jaime Matías.[13]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Jaime Penedo şi-a anunţat retragerea: “Mă simt împăcat cu mine”. fanatik.ro (in Romanian)
  2. ^ Fichaje de Jaime Penedo en el Cagliari está casi descartado - La Prensa (in Spanish)
  3. ^ Osasuna incorporará al meta panameño Penedo al equipo filial - Mediotiempo (in Spanish)
  4. ^ Penedo va por un puesto en Municipal - Panamá América (in Spanish)
  5. ^ LA Galaxy sign goalkeeper Jaime Penedo, LA Galaxy, 5 August 2013
  6. ^ El Galaxy confirma el fichaje del panameño Penedo - La Prensa (in Spanish)
  7. ^ http://www.lagalaxy.com/news/2013/08/goalkeeper-jaime-penedo-excited-about-chance-join-la-galaxy
  8. ^ Jaime Manuel Penedo - Century of International Appearances - RSSSF
  9. ^ Jaime PenedoFIFA competition record
  10. ^ http://www.goal.com/en-gb/amp/news/revealed-every-world-cup-2018-squad-23-man-preliminary-lists/oa0atsduflsv1nsf6oqk576rb
  11. ^ "Jaime Penedo". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmerman. Retrieved 8 July 2018.
  12. ^ Portero panameño Jaime Penedo da el sí a Angie Malca - Telemetro (in Spanish)
  13. ^ Jaime Penedo y Angie se casaron anoche por la iglesia - La Estrella (in Spanish)

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