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If there is an important Venezuelan player and perhaps the best player in the history of the South American country, it is Juan Arango. In total, the Maracay player played 127 games with his team, participating in six editions of the Copa América and four World Cup qualifiers.
Venezuela throughout its history has contributed to the world of sport numerous renowned athletes. In football there have been and are very outstanding players. An example can be Salomón Rondón. The forward, currently in the Chinese league, is the all-time top scorer for the “vinotinto” team. But there are more like Stalin Rivas, who was the country's first player to play in Europe, or Giancarlo Maldonado, America's golden boot in 2007 and the world's sixth top scorer the following year.
But inevitably if there is an important Venezuelan player and perhaps the best player in the history of the South American country, it is Juan Arango. In total, the Maracay player played 127 games with his team, participating in six editions of the Copa América and four World Cup qualifiers.
Also noteworthy in his career is having played in various leagues. He began his career in professional soccer in his native Venezuela, and from there he made the leap to the Mexican league. In the Aztec country he played for Monterrey, Pachuca and Puebla, a team with which he only played two short tournaments before making the final leap to Europe.
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Mallorca, at that time coached by Benito Floro, opted for the player and signed him in 2004, and there he truly began to stand out as a fundamental piece of the team. By his second season he already managed to finish as the team's top scorer. In Spain, he will always be highly remembered for the incident he experienced in a league match in Son Moix against Sevilla.
In a divided ball, the winger met Javi Navarro, one of the toughest center-backs that have passed through the league, and the Sevilla player to protect himself took out his elbow. The strong impact left Arango convulsing on the grass and there were moments of great tension. The blow left him with cuts to his mouth, a broken cheekbone and even two days in intensive care.
Fortunately he recovered and returned to the courts. He remained in the vermilion team for a total of five seasons in which he played a total of 183 games and scored 45 goals.
In the summer of 2009 he signed for Borussia Mönchengladbach and stayed there for another five seasons. In his first season he finished leading assists and became the captain of the team. However, the 11-12 season was the best in Germany, thanks to his 17 assists his team managed to finish the season in fourth position and qualify for the qualifying phase of the Champions League. In the German team he also stood out for his quality in the free kick, and in his last year he again helped to place the club in European positions before returning to Mexico.
In Tijuana he spent two tournaments with more pain than glory to end up signing for the New York Cosmos ending his time in the United States with 22 more goals and finishing his career in 2017 with Zulia FC from his native country, although he only remained in the team for six months.