Freddy Rincon

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Freddy Eusebio Rincón Valencia was a retired professional footballer (soccer). He played for the Colombia national team from 1990 to 2001. He began his career at Atletico Buenaventura in 1986.

He was playing with America de Cali when he won the Colombian Championship in 1990 and 1992. For the latter part of his career, he played club football in Brazil for Palmeiras, Corinthians, Santos, and Cruzeiro. He won the Brazilian championship in 1998 and 1999 with Corinthians, and in 2000 he won the first FIFA Club World Cup. He captained Corinthians to their first Club World Cup title in 2000 and was also part of the 'golden generation' of Colombian players who took the national side to three consecutive World Cups in 1990, 1994, and 1998.

In 2005, Rincon began his football manager career. He died on April 13, 2022, from head injuries sustained when his car collided with a bus.

Rincon was born on August 14, 1966, in Buenaventura, Columbia. He was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.