León Villa

León Fernando Villa Arango (born 12 January 1960) is a former professional Colombian football defender who played in the 1990 FIFA World Cup for the Colombia national football team.[1]

León Villa
Personal information
Full name León Villa
Date of birth (1960-01-12) January 12, 1960 (age 61)
Place of birth Colombia
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
Position(s) Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1982–1992 Atlético Nacional 307 (6)
1993–1994 Deportes Quindío 67 (1)
Total 374 (7)
National team
1989–1990 Colombia 7 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only


Born in Medellín, Villa played professional football for Independiente Medellín, Atlético Nacional and Deportes Quindío. He won the 1989 Copa Libertadores with Nacional.[2]

After he retired from playing, Villa became a football coach. He managed Quindío in 1994.[2]


  1. ^ León VillaFIFA competition record
  2. ^ a b Ruiz M., Juan Guillermo (12 January 2012). "Un día como hoy en el fútbol: Enero 12" [On this day in football: January 12]. GolGolGol Futbol.