Edison Vicente Mendez Mendez is an Ecuadorian football midfielder. He plays for LDU Quito, and is a Ecuadorian national team player.
Mendez began his career with Sociedad Deportivo Quito of his native Ecuador. After his 2002 FIFA World Cup performances, during which he scored the winning goal in Ecuador's 1-0 win over Croatia, he was rumored to have attracted interest from English Premier League clubs, notably Aston Villa and Everton.
He transferred to Club Irapuato of the Primera Division de Mexico for the latter part of the 2004 season, starting 16 games and scoring 5 goals during the remainder of that season. Following Irapuato's relegation the following year, Mendez moved to Santos Laguna, where he struggled to find a place, in 14 games, and scoring 2 goals
Interview in Copa America Official Program
Mendez's FEF player card
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