Forward Valentino Yuel

  • D.O.B. 12/10/94
  • Born Kakuma
Jersey Number
17

Biography

17. Valentino Yuel: Blistering pace and an eye for the goal, the exciting attacker joined the Jets for the 2020/21 season after impressing with a successful pre-season trial.

After a trying first season in the A-League with Western United, Yuel is looking to improve on his performances and make a statement in 2020/21 to prove he belongs at the top level of Australian football.

Born in Kenya, Yuel found his way to Adelaide at age 10, where his family still resides.

Yuel credits his friends in Adelaide for helping develop his footballing skills and making him the player he is today.

Joining the Jets on a trail deal, he secured a two-year contract in late December 2020.

QUESTION AND ANSWER

My hidden talent is … I can sing

If I wasn’t a professional footballer, I would be … a bar tender. I was doing that before I was a footballer.

The untidiest in the team is … Lucas Mauragis.

The worst dressed in the team is … Blake Archbold

My favourite show on Netflix is … Money Heist

Sauce goes in the … fridge

My celebrity crush is … Megan Fox

My signature dish is … some sort of pasta

A-League 2019/20