Jimmy Nicolás Schmidt Vallejo (born 15 December 1981 in Montevideo) is a Uruguayan footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Envigado in the Categoría Primera A. He is the youngest debutant goalkeeper in the history of Club Nacional de Football with 17 years.[1]

Jimmy Schmidt
Personal information
Full name Jimmy Nicolás Schmidt Vallejo
Date of birth (1981-12-15) December 15, 1981 (age 37)
Place of birth Montevideo, Uruguay
Height 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Number 1
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1999–2002 Nacional 5 (0)
2003 Villa Española 6 (0)
2003–2005 Plaza Colonia 20 (0)
2004Mons (loan) 3 (0)
2005Rampla Juniors (loan) 16 (0)
2006 Hércules 4 (0)
2007–2009 Central Español 19 (0)
2009–2010 Sport Ancash 36 (0)
2011 Cobresol 13 (0)
2012–present Envigado 17 (0)
National team
2001 Uruguay U20 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only


Schmidt, nicknamed "Bebote", emerged from Nacional youth system programme, made his unexpected debut aged 17 in 1999 in the First Division. Later in Nacional he had no chance in the first team, so in 2003 he went to Villa Española.

In mid-2003, he signed a new deal with Plaza Colonia where he was used as a first choice goalkeeper. In August 2004, he went on loan to Belgian side R.A.E.C. Mons.[2] But in 2005, he returned to Plaza Colonia and later he was taken to Rampla Juniors by Gustavo Matosas.

In January 2006, he emigrated again to Europe, but now to play for Hércules CF.[3] He signed a five-year contract, but soon after in mid-2006 he was condemned to rescind his contract.[4]

In early 2007, he returned to his homeland to play for Central Español playing again in the Uruguayan Top Division.

During 2009, he played for Peruvian side Sport Ancash, where his team finished 15th in the aggregate table and was though, relegated to the Peruvian Segunda División.

On 23 January 2011, Schmidt signed a two-year contract with the Peruvian team Cobresol FBC.

In January 2012, he signed a new deal with Colombian side Envigado.[5]



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