Leonel Vielma

Leonel Gerardo Vielma Peña (born 30 August 1978) is a Venezuelan football manager and former player who played as a defender. He is the current manager of Estudiantes de Mérida.

Leonel Vielma
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Personal information
Full name Leonel Gerardo Vielma Peña
Date of birth (1978-08-30) 30 August 1978 (age 43)
Place of birth Mérida, Venezuela
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Position(s) Defender
Club information
Current team
Estudiantes de Mérida (manager)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000–2001 Estudiantes de Mérida
2002–2003 Maracaibo
2003–2004 Deportivo Táchira
2004 Deportivo Cali 19 (0)
2004–2005 Caracas
2005 Once Caldas 5 (0)
2005–2006 Deportivo Italia
2006–2007 Caracas
2008–2009 Santa Fe
2009–2010 Caracas
2010–2012 Estudiantes de Mérida
2012–2013 Atlético El Vigía
2013–2014 Estudiantes de Mérida
2015 Atlético Socopó
2016 Ureña
2016 Estudiantes de Mérida
2017 Atlético El Vigía
2017 Estudiantes de Caracas
2018 Yaracuyanos
National team
2000–2011 Venezuela 56 (4)
Teams managed
2018 Petroleros de Anzoátegui
2019 TFC Maracaibo
2019 Mineros (assistant)
2020–2021 Mineros
2021– Estudiantes de Mérida
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

International careerEdit

Born in Mérida, Vielma has played over 50 games for the Venezuela national team and has played club football in Venezuela and Colombia.

International goalsEdit

# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 20 August 2003 José Pachencho Romero, Maracaibo, Venezuela   Haiti 1–0 3-2 Friendly
2. 17 November 2004 River Plate Stadium, Buenos Aires, Argentina   Argentina 3–2 3-2 2006 World Cup qualifying
3. 25 May 2007 Metropolitano de Mérida, Mérida, Venezuela   Honduras 1–0 2-1 Friendly
4. 20 August 2008 Estadio Olímpico José Antonio Anzoátegui, Puerto La Cruz, Venezuela   Syria 1–0 4-1 Friendly
Correct as of 7 October 2015[1]

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