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 Valeriano LÓPEZ 1946-1951 
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Name: Valeriano López Mendiola

Nickname: "Tanque de Casma" ("Tank of Casma")


Country: :PER: Peru
Club: Sport Boys, Deportivo Cali
Position: *CF
Side: RF/BS
Age: 20-26 years (04/04/1926)

Height: 188 cm
Weight: 85 kg

Attack: 93
Defence: 31
Balance: 91
Stamina: 77
Top Speed: 80
Acceleration: 76
Response: 90
Agility: 73
Dribble Accuracy: 77
Dribble Speed: 72
Short Pass Accuracy: 69
Short Pass Speed: 70
Long Pass Accuracy: 65
Long Pass Speed: 71
Shot Accuracy: 88
Shot Power: 90
Shot Technique: 87
Free Kick Accuracy: 69
Curling: 65
Header: 96
Jump: 88
Technique: 79
Aggression: 95
Mentality: 74
Goalkeeper Skills: 50
Team Work: 71

Injury Tolerance: A
Condition: 5
Weak Foot Accuracy: 6
Weak Foot Frequency: 6
Consistency: 6
Growth Type: Standard Lasting

S03 - 1-on-1 Finish
P13 - Goal Poacher
P19 - Fox in the Box

SPECIAL ABILITIES: Positioning - Scoring - 1-1 Scoring - Lines - Post Player

Attack/Defence Awareness Card: Attack Minded


López was a football forward from Peru, nicknamed Tanque de Casma. Recognized as one of Peru's most important players, he was an all round forward with great finishing, positioning, and heading skills.*

Prolific goalscorer, next to Ferreyra and Friedenreich, have been only the American professional footballers with an average of more than 1 goal per match, having made 207 goals in 199 games of 1946 to his retirement in 1960.*

López's career began with the Peruvian club Sport Boys at the age of 20. He became a prolific goalscorer, winning the Peruvian league top-scorer honor its three first seasons, (1946, 1947 and 1948) with 62 goals scored in 54 matches. After a successful beginning in Peru, in 1949 it is punished to perpetuity for the practice of soccer to escape of the concentration of the Peruvian national team days before the South American Championship of Brazil.*

López moved to Colombia club Deportivo Cali and remains one of their most iconic players.*


Sport Boys

*Peruvian League: 1951, 1958

Alianza Lima:

*Peruvian League: 1954, 1955


*Bolivarian Games: 1947


*Peruvian League's Top Scorer: 1946 (22 goals), 1947 (20 goals), 1948 (20 goals), 1951 (31 goals)
*Bolivarian Games Top Scorer: 1947
*South American Top scorer on the year: 1951
*Record scoring in 12 consecutive Colombian League games.

Wed Mar 20, 2013 2:36 pm
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Jump is underrated, there are pictures of him jumping like a fly, a true phenomeno in this aspect

Sat Jan 27, 2018 3:58 am
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I leave a text and a article (in spanish) that explains the style of play and history of Valeriano López.

Some pics of him style:

Sun Jan 28, 2018 9:26 pm
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Insist with Jump value... at least 86


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