Edison Mendez


Edison Mendez Bio

Who is Edison Mendez

Édison Vicente Méndez Méndez is a Ecuadorian football player who formerly played for his national team and is currently employed as an attacking midfielder for El Nacional of the Ecuadorian Serie A.

Early Life (Childhood)

Very less is known about Mendez’s childhood and education. He was born on 16th March 1979 on Ibarra, Ecuador and played for Deportivo Quito as a youth.

Interesting Facts

He is known best for his exquisite long range shots and generally takes all the free kicks and corners for his teams. He is also known as a dead ball specialist

Personal Life

Mendez seems to be secretive about his affairs, marriage, children or divorce. The off field fact known about him is that he is the idol of another Ecuadorian player Antonio Valencia.


After an international career span of 14 years, 111 caps and 18 international goals, Mendez has become the second most capped player of his country.


Edison retired from national football on the year 2008, citing dissatisfaction from the newly appointed coach of Ecuador, Sixto Vizuete. However, the problems were later resolved after a meeting with the coach and FEF president.