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|Full name||Yerry Fernando Mina González|
|Date of birth||23 September 1994|
|Place of birth||Guachené, Colombia|
|Height||1.95 m (6 ft 5 in)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 15:39, 31 December 2018 (UTC)|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 3 July 2018
Yerry Fernando Mina González (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈɟʝeri ˈmina]; born 23 September 1994) is a Colombian professional footballer who plays as a centre-back for English club Everton and the Colombia national team. He shares the record for most goals in a single World Cup by a defender, with three goals at the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
Born in Guachené, Mina was a Deportivo Pasto youth graduate, joining the side only at the age of 18. Promoted to the main squad during the 2013 season, he made his senior debut on 20 March of that year by starting in a 0–1 away loss against Dépor in the year's Copa Colombia.
Mina made his Categoría Primera A debut on 15 September 2013, starting in a 0–0 draw at Deportivo Cali. His first professional goal occurred on 18 October, as he scored his team's first in a 2–2 home draw against Atlético Huila.
On 14 December 2013, Mina moved to fellow top tier club Independiente Santa Fe, initially on a one-year loan deal. He made his debut for the club the following 25 January, playing the full 90 minutes in a 3–0 home win against Rionegro.
Mina made his debut for the club on 4 July 2016, playing a full game in a 3–1 away defeat of Sport Recife. His first goal for the Verdão arrived in the following fixture, a 1–1 draw against Santos. He was however substituted off just before the end of the first half due to an apparent injury which had left the defender in tears as he exited the field on a stretcher. On 13 July it was confirmed that Mina would not recover in time for the 2016 Summer Olympics, with the expectancy of the injury estimated to be 6–8 weeks.
Mina fully recovered from injury in late August 2016, being an undisputed starter during the latter stages of the season. In September, he scored goals against rivals São Paulo and Corinthians, and finished the year with four league goals as his team lifted the trophy after a 22-year absence.
On 11 January 2018, FC Barcelona and Palmeiras reached an agreement for the transfer of Yerry Mina for the remainder of the season and five more until 30 June 2023. This made him the first ever Colombian to play for the club. The cost of the transfer was €11.8 million and his release clause was set at €100 million. 
Mina made his debut replacing Gerard Piqué in the 83rd minute of the Copa del Rey semi-final against Valencia. Barcelona would go on to win the match 2–0 and advance to the final. He would make his home and league debut against Getafe, starting and playing the full game to a 0–0 draw. He made his first official contribution at the club as he assisted Ousmane Dembélé in a 5–1 defeat of Villarreal.
In 2016, Mina was named to Colombia's Copa América Centenario squad, starting one game against Costa Rica. He played in five of Colombia's 2018 World Cup Qualifying matches from October 2016 to March 2017, and in May 2018 he was named in Colombia’s final 23-man squad for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
At the 2018 World Cup, Mina scored three goals for Colombia, all coming from headers off corner kicks. Mina did not play in Colombia's opening 2–1 loss with Japan, but started at centre back in each of Colombia's remaining matches. In the group stage, he scored the opening goal in a 3–0 win over Poland, then scored the lone goal in a 1–0 win over Senegal which propelled Colombia to the top of their group and into the knockout stage. Against England in the round of sixteen, Mina tied the scoring 1–1 in the 93rd minute to send the game into extra time. Colombia went on to lose the game on penalty kicks, ending their tournament. With his three goals, he tied the record number of goals scored by a defender in a single World Cup tournament, sharing the record with Germans Paul Breitner in 1974 and Andreas Brehme in 1990.
His uncle, Jair Mina, is also his agent.
|Deportivo Pasto||2013||Categoría Primera A||14||1||8||0||2[a]||0||—||24||1|
|Santa Fe||2014||Categoría Primera A||34||3||16||0||2[b]||0||—||52||3|
|1.||11 October 2016||Estadio Metropolitano, Barranquilla, Colombia||Uruguay||2–2||2–2||2018 FIFA World Cup qualification|
|2.||13 June 2017||Coliseum Alfonso Pérez, Getafe, Spain||Cameroon||2–0||4–0||Friendly|
|4.||24 June 2018||Kazan Arena, Kazan, Russia||Poland||1–0||3–0||2018 FIFA World Cup|
|5.||28 June 2018||Cosmos Arena, Samara, Russia||Senegal||1–0||1–0|
|6.||3 July 2018||Otkritie Arena, Moscow, Russia||England||1–1||1–1|