Luis Fajardo (footballer)

Luis Alfonso "El Bendito" Fajardo Posada (born 18 June 1963) is a retired Colombian footballer. He was chosen to play for Colombia in the 1990 FIFA World Cup in Italy by his former Atlético Nacional manager Francisco Maturana.[1] He's now a chairman of Deportivo Rionegro, a second division Colombian team.

Luis Fajardo
Personal information
Full name Luis Alfonso Fajardo Posada
Date of birth (1963-06-18) 18 June 1963 (age 59)
Place of birth Colombia
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Position(s) Midfielder
Youth career
1983 Atlético Nacional
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1984–1992 Atlético Nacional 169 (14)
1993 Atlético Huila 36 (2)
1994–1995 Independiente Medellín 23 (0)
Total 228 (16)
International career
1989–1990 Colombia 15 (1)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals


Fajardo played club football for Atlético Nacional, Independiente Medellín and Envigado Fútbol Club before retiring in 1996. He won the Colombian league with Nacional in 1991.[2]


  1. ^ Luis FajardoFIFA competition record (archived)
  2. ^ "Fajardo dice adiós" [Fajardo says goodbye] (in Spanish). El Tiempo. 28 December 1996.

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