Mario Yepes

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Mario Yepes
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Personal information
Full name Mario Alberto Yepes Díaz
Date of birth 13 January 1976 (1976-01-13) (age 41)
Place of birth Cali, Colombia
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1994-1996
1997-1999
1999-2001
2002-2004
2004-2008
2008-2010
2010-2013
2013-2014
2014-2015
Cortuluá
Deportivo Cali
River Plate
Nantes
Paris Saint-Germain
ChievoVerona
Milan
Atalanta
San Lorenzo
76
93
76
73
115
63
38
24
31
(7
11
6
2
8
1
1
0
0)
National team
1999-2014 Colombia 102 (7)
Teams managed
2016-2017 Deportivo Cali
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Mario Yepes (born 13 January 1976) is a Colombian retired footballer. He played as a defender. He played for Deportivo Cali, Cortuluá, River Plate, F.C. Nantes, Paris Saint-Germain, ChievoVerona, A.C. Milan, Atalanta, San Lorenzo, and Colombia national team.

When Yepes started his playing career in 1994 with Cortuluá, he was playing as a strikerbefore Cortulua's coach converted him to a defender.

Club career statistics[change | change source]

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Club performance League
Season Club League Apps Goals
Colombia League
1994 Cortuluá Primera A 4 0
1995 15 0
1995/96 40 4
1996/97 Deportivo Cali Primera A 0 0
1998 48 6
1999 13 1
Argentina League
1999/00 River Plate Primera División 29 2
2000/01 33 2
2001/02 14 2
France League
2001/02 Nantes Atlantique Division 1 11 0
2002/03 Ligue 1 33 2
2003/04 29 0
2004/05 Paris Saint-Germain Ligue 1 32 3
2005/06 32 4
2006/07 24 1
2007/08 27 0
Italy League
2008/09 ChievoVerona Serie A 32 0
2009/10
Country Colombia 120 11
Argentina 76 6
France 188 10
Italy 32 0
Total 416 27

International career statistics[change | change source]

Colombia national team
Year Apps Goals
1999 3 0
2000 9 0
2001 13 0
2002 0 0
2003 12 1
2004 7 1
2005 7 1
2006 0 0
2007 5 1
2008 3 0
2009 9 0
2010 6 0
2011 9 0
2012 5 0
2013 7 2
2014 7 1
Total 102 7

Personal life[change | change source]

Yepes is married to a Colombian woman named Carolina Villegas. Yepes and his wife have three children. His son Luciano Yepes was born in May 2002, his second son Valentino Yepes was born in September 2012, and his daughter Miranda Yepes was born in April 2005.

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