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Giancarlo Gregorio Maldonado Marrero is a Venezuelan footballer who plays for Atlante F.C. as a striker. He is the all-time leading Venezuelan goalscorer where he has the nickname Maldogol.
Maldonado began his footballing career in Uruguay, where he started out in the youth teams of Montevideo club River Plate, going on his first team debut in 1999 but first team opportunities were limited and he twice returned to his home country of Venezuela on loan. First he went on loan to Nacional Tachira, where his father was the manager, for the 2001-2002 season and despite only scoring 8 goals he helped the now defunct club to their only title. The following season Maldonado was on loan at Mineros de Guayana.
In 2003 Maldonado signed for Union Atletico Maracaibo where he stayed for three seasons and scored 22 goals. During his time at the club he played 5 games without scoring in the 2004 Copa Libertadores and scored 3 goals in his 6 appearances in the 2006 Copa Libertadores.
Maldonado kehrt zuruck
Vinotintos en el exterior
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