Jefferson Farfan: career of the Peruvian football player

Jefferson Farfan - Peruvian professionala football player playing the position of a forward (or winger) in the Moscow "Locomotive" and the national team of Peru. Footballer is known for his speed and technical abilities. At one time, Farfan was the best assistant in the German Bundesliga (during the performances for the clubSchalke 04). In the period of his career he also played for such clubs as "Alliance Lima" (Peru), PSV Eindhoven (Netherlands) and Al Jazeera (UAE).

The height of Jefferson is 178 cm, weight - 84 kg. With these parameters, a player can play both a pure ram ram and a speed winger.

Achievements

Sderi sports achievements of the player can benote the following: a three-time winner of the championship of Peru (in the seasons 2000/2001, 2002/2003 and 2003/2004), four-time winner of the championship of the Netherlands (continuously from 2005 to 2008, inclusive), holder of KNVB 2005 (the Dutch Cup), Cup holder and Supercup of Germany (both in 2011), winner of the Cup of Russia 2017.

Among personal awards: he became "the best football player" Peru in 2007.

Biography

Jefferson Farfan was born on October 26 in1984 in the city of Lima, Peru. From 1993 to 2001 he played in the youth team of the club from Lima "Deportivo Municipal". Professional career began in the Peruvian club "Alliance Lima", with which he signed a contract in 2001. Regularly appear on the field began in 2002, and in subsequent seasons became a key player of the basics. In the seasons 2002/2003 and 2003/2004 helped his team to win the main national trophy. In general, for "Alliance Lima" played 77 games and scored 28 goals.

Jefferson Farfan PSV

Careers in Holland

In 2004, Jefferson Farfan was acquiredDutch "PSV Eindhoven" for 2 million euros. Subsequently, in the interval from 2004 to 2008, he played for PSV 119 games, for which scored 57 goals. Here he became the four-time champion of the Netherlands.

Career in Schalke 04

On June 5, 2008, the media reported official information that football player Jefferson Farfan is switching to GermanSchalke 04for 10 million euros. June 10, the football player signed a four-year contract.

Jefferson Farfan

In the "royal blue" in the interval from 2008until 2015 he had 170 matches and scored 39 goals. Here, Jefferson was recognized as the best assistant in the club. With Gelsenkirchentsev won the Cup and the Super Cup of Germany in the season 2010/2011.

Transfer to the Al-Jazeera Club

July 20, 2015, it became known that JeffersonFarfan joins the club from the UAE Al Jazeera for 6 million euros. The annual salary of a Peruvian football player was $ 10 million. However, the Emirates failed to play. After only 12 matches and scoring 4 goals, the player left the club, because he violated some points in his personal contract.

Jefferson Farfan football player

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