Jaime Ivan Kaviedes Llorenty is an Ecuadorian footballer of Greek descent who plays for Macara. He is one of the leading players in Ecuadorian football.
Kaviedes is known as a striker with wonderful touch, great vision, passing range and a keen eye for goal. Although not particularly strong in the air, Kaviedes has scored spectacular overhead goals in his career. One remembered well even to this day was the bicycle shot he did with his back turned against FC Barcelona while playing for Real Valladolid. This goal was voted as the goal of the year.
Kaviedes rose to fame after scoring 43 goals in one season for Emelec in the Ecuadorian league. This led to a move to Perugia in the Italian Serie A. Kaviedes was unsuccessful there, since then he had journeyed around the world playing for a number of clubs in Europe, Mexico, and South America, even returning to his homeland.
Kaviedes' FEF Player Card
Ivan Kaviedes Official Website
Profile at FIFA World Cup Official Website
TIME magazine article "Marvel Unmasked
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