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Place of birth  Quito, Ecuador
Name  Luis Bolanos
Date joined  2014
2000–2005  LDU Quito
Current team  LDU Quito (Forward)
Number  10
Height  1.76 m
Playing position  Wing Forward
Role  Football player

Full name  Luis Alberto Bolanos Leon
Date of birth  (1985-03-27) 27 March 1985 (age 30)
Similar People  Norberto Araujo, Patricio Urrutia, Paul Ambrosi, Alex Aguinaga, Diego Calderon

Luis Bolanos - Sr. Year Highlights 17/36 Goals

Luis Alberto Chucho Bolanos Leon (born March 27, 1985 in Quito) is an Ecuadorian football midfielder who currently plays for Deportivo Cuenca.


Luis Bolanos Cristiano Ronaldo and Luis Bolanos Photos Manchester

Club career

Luis Bolanos Rescinde Atlas contrato a Luis Bolaos Futbol Mxico

Chucho as he is nicknamed has only received international recognition in recent years, during his performance in the 2008 Copa Libertadores with his former team LDU Quito. He was part of the starting line-up for LDU Quito that won the 2008 Copa Libertadores and has since won legend status in Ecuador's capital.

Bolanos made a great performance in the 2008 FIFA Club World Cup. He scored on a beautiful free kick against Pachuca in Liga's 2-0 victory in the semi finals. Liga lost the final to Manchester United 1-0.

Luis Bolanos Luis Bolanos Pictures Manchester United v Liga De Quito

On January 8, "El Chucho" signed for Santos in Brazil for the 2009 season. However, he failed to make any impact and after only four months at the club, decided to terminate his contract.

Luis Bolanos Luis Bolaos

He signed for Internacional on 11 May 2009. He scored a hat trick for Internacional in one of his debut against Coritiba.

On December 21, Bolanos signed for Barcelona in Ecuador for a one year loan for the 2010 season.

On his debut day on February 13, Bolanos scored his first goal with Barcelona from a 30 meters distance shot.

International career

He has been called up several times by Ecuador for the 2010 World Cup Qualifiers. He has made good performances with Ecuador, mainly against Argentina and Colombia. He was called once again to play against Chile and Venezuela.


On February 25, 2011, Bolanos was attacked by two unknown assailants in an attempted robbery outside Quicentro, a shopping mall in northern Quito. During the attack, Bolanos was shot once in his right shoulder and once in his right arm. He was hospitalized and out of any serious danger.


LDU Quito

  • Serie A: 2007
  • Copa Libertadores: 2008
  • Internacional

  • Suruga Bank Championship: 2009
  • References

    Luis Bolanos Wikipedia