Jefferson  FARFAN

midfielder Peru

Height Weight Born
178 sm 84 kg 26 October 1984

First match: Ufa – Lokomotiv01 April 2017

Joined Lokomotiv: 29 January 2017

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Jefferson Farfan born on October 26, 1984 in Peru, Jefferson first joined the academy of Deportivo Municipal where he spent five years. In 1998 the 14-year-old was transferred to Alianza Lima. Merely two years later the youngster made his debut at the main team and quickly became one of the key players.

With Farfan in the lineup, Alianza Lima won the title three times. Jefferson was named the Player of the Year in Peru.

In 2004 Farfan moved to Europe. The young talent caught the eye of Guus Hiddink who then managed the Dutch side PSV. After Farfan joined the Red-Whites, they monopolized the first spot in the Netherlands.

During four seasons with PSV Farfan scored 67 goals in 170 games, PSV won the league four times in a row, plus the Cup. In Season 2004/2005 the Dutch advanced to the Champions League semifinals.

In October 2008, Farfan signed with Schalke 04 in a move that would make his the team's leader. With Farfan in the lineup, Schalke won the Cup and the Super Cup. In the Bundesliga, they were the runners-up once and came third twice. In Season 2010/2011 Farfan took The Miners to the Champions League semifinals.

In 2015, Farfan signed with Al-Jazeera to win the President's Cup.



Tournaments Ap G A YC RC SI WS
TINKOFF Russian Premier League3 (0)1 (0)23
Total3 (0)1 (0)23
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Year Honours
2001 Peruvian League champion
2003 Peruvian League champion
2004 Peruvian League champion
2004 Best player of the year in Peru
2005 KNVB Cup winnter
2005 Eredivisie champion
2006 Eredivisie champion
2007 Eredivisie champion
2008 Eredivisie champion
2010 Bundesliga silver medalist
2011 DFB Pokal winner
2011 DFL-Supercup winner
2012 Bundesliga bronze medalist
2014 Bundesliga bronze medalist
2016 UAE President's Cup winner
2017 Russian cup champion
2018 Russian championship winner
2019 Russian Cup champion
2019 Russian championship silver medalist
2019 Russian Supercup winner
2020 Russian championship silver medalist


Year Club Ap G
2001 - 2004 Alianza Lima 93 33
2004 - 2008 PSV 170 67
2008 - 2015 Schalke 04 228 53
2015 - 2017 Al Jazira 18 5

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Thank you, Jeff!