Edwin Villafuerte

  • Born: (Guayaquil, Guayaquil Canton, Guayaquil Province, Ecuador)

Edwin Alberto Villafuerte Posligua is an Ecuadorian goalkeeper who currently plays for Club Deportivo Quevedo.

As a youngster, he was included in Ecuador’s squad for the 1995 FIFA U-17 World Championship. In that tournament he kept clean sheets against the United States and Japan.

With Villafuerte in goal, Ecuador beat Brazil and Argentina at home in their 2006 FIFA World Cup qualifying campaign, keeping clean sheets on both occasions.

He has 15 international caps as of June 15, 2006. Since the 2006 FIFA World Cup, it appeared coach Luis Fernando Suarez had completely discarded Villafuerte. However, he was called up for the 2010 World Cup qualifiers against Paraguay and Peru, the latter of which he made an appearance against.

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