Enner Remberto Valencia Lastra, an Ecuadorian professional football player who plays forward for Süper Lig club Fenerbahçe and leads the Ecuadorian national team, was born on November 4, 1989. He won both the 2013 Copa Sudamericana Golden Boot and the 2013 Ecuadorian Serie A while playing for Emelec in Ecuador. Prior to this, Valencia played for Pachuca in Mexico, where he took home the 2014 Clausura championship and the Liga MX Golden Boot. He paid an estimated £12 million to join West Ham United in England in July 2014. Valencia spent the 2016–17 season on loan at Everton before being purchased by the Mexican team Tigres UANL in July 2017.
He won the 2017 Apertura and 2019 Clausura competitions in Liga MX with Tigres, finished second in the 2019 CONCACAF Champions League, and took home the Golden Boot for that event. Valencia committed to Turkish club Fenerbahçe in August 2020. Valencia has more over 70 international caps for Ecuador since making his debut in 2012. In addition to the FIFA World Cup in 2014 and 2022, he represented his nation at the Copa América in 2015 and in 2016, 2019, and 2021. With 37 goals overall, Valencia is Ecuador’s all-time leading scorer. With five goals, he also holds the record for his country’s most World Cup goals.
Enner Valencia Career and Early Life
In 2008, Valencia, a member of Caribe Junior’s youth division and a former player for Ecuador’s national team Antonio Valencia, travelled to Guayaquil to test out for Emelec. He was moved to Emelec in 2008. Valencia didn’t have any first team opportunities from 2008 to the beginning of 2010, but after Argentine coach Jorge Sampaoli took over Valencia began to get playtime opportunities. Emelec finished second to champion LDU Quito, losing 2-1 overall.
In 30 league games in 2011, Valencia scored nine goals. In November 2012, he scored five goals in five different matches, winning four of them while drawing the fifth against LDU Loja. The five opponents were El Nacional, Técnico Universitario, LDU Loja, and twice Manta. His best season yet, with 13 goals scored in 40 league games, was complete. However, for the third consecutive year, the team finished in second place to league champions and club rivals Barcelona SC.
Enner Valencia Relationship and Dating
Enner Valencia’s longterm girlfriend is Sharon Escobar. Sharon Escobar, his longtime partner, was married. She is a generous person. Sharon Escobar’s family is an Ecuadorian native, like her husband. Currently, Sharon Escobar has amassed more than 50,000 followers on Instagram, where she posts some images of her day-to-day activities. Enner Valencia and Sharon Escobar first met that year. It’s thought that Enner and his wife Sharon met in 2009. Soon after they met, they began dating.
In 2010, after one year of dating, the pair were hitched. Since they always allow their love to start at any time, Enner Valencia and Sharon Escobar, who have been together for more than twelve years, seem to be at their best. Istanbul, Turkey is where the family currently calls home. His first spouse was Sinthyia Pinargote Chumo. She issued a warrant for the player’s arrest in October 2016 for failing to pay child support; the order was subsequently withdrawn. Enner Valencia also responded by claiming that his ex-girlfriend attempted to ruin his reputation and prevent him from visiting his kid. He further said that she intended to buy expensive automobiles and other material possessions with the alimony.