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Faryd Mondragón

Faryd Mondragón is a Colombian footballer who spent most of his club career as a journeyman, with two of his most prominent periods coming with Galatasaray (2001–2007) and 1. FC Koln (2007–2010). In 1993, he joined the Colombian national squad for the first time.

Faryd Mondragón’s Childhood and Education

Faryd Mondragón was born in Cali, Colombia, on June 21, 1971, to Colombian and Lebanese parents. He is presently a goalkeeper with Deportivo Cali in the Colombian First Division.

Faryd Camilo Mondragón Ali is his full name. He’s also a long-serving part of the Colombian national squad, having joined in 1993.

Faryd Mondragón’s professional life

Mondragón began his career in Colombia with Deportivo Cali and the Independiente Santa Fe before heading to Paraguay’s Cerro Porteno. In 1993, he joined Argentinos Juniors, Argentina’s most premium club, and his career began to take off.

He was then selected for his first team in Colombia. The next year, he signed with Independiente, where he spent four seasons as the goalie. From 2001 to 2007, Mondragón was a member of the Turkish club Galatasaray, where he won two Super Lig titles in 2002 and 2006.

He played in a number of European matches and was twice named Player of the Week in the Champions League. In May 2007, Mondragón was transferred from Istanbul to 1.FC Köln. He faced a rival for a place in the starting eleven at his new club.

Mondragón was selected as the new number one for 1. FC Köln after a grueling preseason. Mondragón has established himself as the club’s first-choice goalkeeper. His contract with Köln was canceled on December 31, 2010, due to Mondragón’s desire to play in Major League Soccer (Major League Soccer).

He spent the 2011 Major League Soccer season with the Philadelphia Union. Mondragón later signed a one-year contract with Deportivo Cali on January 30, 2012, to end his professional career with his first club.

Mondragón was a member of the Colombian national squad that competed in the Summer Olympics in 1992 and the FIFA World Cup in 1998.

Faryd Mondragón has a net worth of $1 million.

His net worth has not been revealed as of 2018.

The Personal Life of Faryd Mondragón

Mondragon is married to Adriana Mondragon, who is also a player. Paolo Mondragon and Lucca Mondragon, his two boys, are his children.

Mondragón represents his squad as a goalkeeper. He stands 189 cm tall and weighs 94 kg. His team’s No. 1 shirt is worn by him. Deportivo Cali is his current team, and he earns a salary of 250,000€. Other aspects of the footballer’s personal life have remained hidden from the public eye.


Mondragón has extensive experience not just at the club level, but also at the national level, as the experienced goalkeeper has been a key member of the Colombian National Team since his debut in 1993. Mondragón was a part of the Colombian teams that competed in the Summer Olympics in 1992 and the FIFA World Cup in 1998.

Faryd Mondragón will be celebrating his 43rd birthday during the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil’s group stage matches. Colombia’s participation in the World Cup is a certain conclusion, which means that the veteran goalie will become the tournament’s oldest player.

Facts of Faryd Mondragon
Date of Birth:1971June-21
Age:50 years old
Birth Nation:Colombia
Height:6 Feet 3 Inch
NameFaryd Mondragon
Birth NameFaryd Camilo Mondrag�n
Birth Place/CityCali
EthnicityWhite Ethnicity
Working ForDeportivo Cali
Salary230,000 USD
Weight in KG94 kg
Married toAdriana Mondragon
ChildrenPaolo Mondragon, Lucca Mondragon
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