Dely Valdes, the Best Panamanian footballer in history

Dely Valdes, the Best Panamanian footballer in history
Dely Valdes, a major front of 90 in Spanish League (Photo:

Last update April 12, 2020 by Javier Argudo

Those who already have an age remember with great affection the figure of Dely Valdes. Panama front, compatriot of another mythical like Rommel Fernández, He swelled to score goals on all computers throughout his long career.

He began his career in his native country Atlético Colón, He went to Deportivo Paraguayo in Argentina and soon a large spotted him as Nacional where he was very successful achieving the Uruguayan championship 1992 and achieving 110 goals which helped him to reach Europe from the hand of the Cagliari Italian Serie A.

On the Italian side made more than 20 goals in two seasons prompting large as the PSG You notice him. In the French team made 23 goals in two seasons but lost some prominence in the second one so he decided to sign for Real Oviedo Spanish league. yes, with the Parisian club managed to raise Cup Winners' Cup 1996.


In Spain marked a time in both the Real Oviedo first and the Málaga CF after. Panama disputed 6 seasons in our league scoring 77 goals (39 in Oviedo and 38 In Malaga), so he became the idol of both clubs. In fact, Dely is the highest scorer malaguista all history in First Division and came to form a formidable front with Dario Silva, known as Double D. further, He won the Intertoto Cup 2002.

In 2003 Return to Nacional and he ended up retiring in Panama in the Arab Kingdom. Definitely, one of the best strikers was able to score goals both in America and in Europe and also obtained great achievements with a selection as Panama with which he participated in all phases of qualifying for the World Championships since 1990 a 2006 and which became runner-up Gold Cup 2005, the most successful in the history of the Panamanian team to qualification for the World Russia 2018.

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Dely Valdes Panama T-Shirt (Photo: As regards)

Definitely, one of those historic strikers of the Spanish League in the years 90. an authentic killer of the area that, especially, the fans of Malaga and Real Oviedo will remember with longing.

Javier Argudo

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One thought on “Dely Valdes, the Best Panamanian footballer in history

  1. A great of the league at that time without a doubt, Chilean goals, spectacular aerial game, great class with the ball and a lot of intelligence on and off the court, As coach of the Panama national team, he took her to her first World Cup with his twin brother Jorge, who had similar characteristics of play, a historical figure of Japanese football at the time when Julio shone in Europe..

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