|Full name||Ángelo Smit Preciado Quiñónez|
|Date of birth||18 February 1998|
|Place of birth||Shushufindi, Ecuador|
|Height||1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)|
|2014–2015||América de Quito|
|2015–2018||Independiente del Valle|
|2018–2020||Independiente del Valle||65||(6)|
*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 12 November 2023|
‡ National team caps and goals, correct as of 21 November 2023
Ángelo Smit Preciado Quiñónez (born 18 February 1998) is an Ecuadorian professional footballer who plays as a right-back or winger for Czech First League club Sparta Prague and the Ecuador national team.
Born in Shushufindi, Sucumbíos, Preciado joined Independiente del Valle's youth setup in 2015, from América de Quito. In February 2018, during the semifinals of the 2018 U-20 Copa Libertadores, he went viral after using the corner flag to defend himself from a fight with the River Plate Montevideo players.
Promoted to the first team after playing a short period in the reserve team, Alianza Cotopaxi, Preciado made his senior – and Serie A – debut on 9 July 2018, starting in a 3–1 away loss against Aucas. He soon became a regular starter, and scored his first goals on 25 August by netting a brace in a 4–2 home defeat of El Nacional.
On 28 December 2020, Belgian Pro League club Genk announced the signing of Preciado on a two-and-a-half year contract, with an option for a further two years, for a reported fee of €3 million. He made his debut for the Belgian club on 16 January 2021, starting in a 2–0 away loss at Royal Excel Mouscron.
On 4 September 2023, Czech First League club Sparta Prague announced the signing of Preciado on a long-term contract (the specific duration was undisclosed), for a reported fee of €2.5 million, which could increase to €3 million with add-ons.
On 4 May 2017, Preciado was called up to Ecuador under-20s for the year's FIFA U-20 World Cup, On 30 August of the following year, he was called up to the full side by manager Hernán Darío Gómez, for two friendlies against Jamaica and Guatemala.
- As of match played 12 November 2023
|Alianza Cotopaxi||2018||Segunda Categoría||0||0||—||—||11[a]||2||11||2|
|Independiente del Valle||2018||Ecuadorian Serie A||24||2||—||—||—||24||2|
|2019||Ecuadorian Serie A||20||1||—||8[b]||0||—||28||1|
|2020||Ecuadorian Serie A||21||3||—||7[c]||1||2[d]||0||30||4|
|Genk||2020–21||Belgian Pro League||10||0||0||0||—||—||10||0|
|2021–22||Belgian Pro League||23||0||2||0||5[e]||0||1[f]||0||31||0|
|2022–23||Belgian Pro League||24||0||3||0||—||—||27||0|
|2023–24||Belgian Pro League||2||0||0||0||0||0||—||2||0|
|Sparta Prague||2023–24||Czech First League||5||0||0||0||4[e]||0||0||0||5||0|
- As of 22 November 2023
Independiente del Valle
- "FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 – Squad list: Ecuador (ECU)" (PDF). FIFA. 15 November 2022. p. 10. Retrieved 15 November 2022.
- Ángelo Preciado at Soccerway. Retrieved 4 September 2023.
- "Preciado le dedicará el mundial a su padre" [Preciado will dedicate the World Cup to his father] (in Spanish). El Telégrafo. 16 May 2017. Retrieved 4 December 2019.
- "¿Quién es el futbolista que se defendió con el banderín en la Libertadores Sub 20?" [Who is the footballer who defended himself with the corner flag in the U-20 Libertadores?] (in Spanish). Bendito Fútbol. 22 February 2018. Retrieved 4 December 2019.
- "Independiente remontó y ganó 4–2 a El Nacional en Sangolquí" [Independiente completed a comeback and defeated El Nacional by 4–2 in Sangolquí] (in Spanish). El Comercio. 25 August 2018. Retrieved 4 December 2019.
- "Ecuadoraanse international Angelo Preciado is op komst!" [Ecuadorian international Angelo Preciado is on his way!]. krcgenk.be (in Dutch). KRC Genk. 28 December 2020. Retrieved 4 September 2023.
- "Genk sign 18 year old Ecuadorian defender Alfred Caicedo". OneFootball. 4 January 2023. Retrieved 4 September 2023.
- "Met 2-0 onderuit op sneeuwtapijt" [Down 2-0 on snow carpet]. krcgenk.be (in Dutch). KRC Genk. 16 January 2021. Retrieved 4 September 2023.
- "New Spartan: Angelo Preciado". sparta.cz. AC Sparta Praha. 4 September 2023. Retrieved 4 September 2023.
- "Angelo Preciado troca o Genk pelo Sparta Praga" [Angelo Preciado trades Genk for Sparta Prague]. Bola na Rede (in Portuguese). 4 September 2023.
- "Ecuador elige a los juveniles que participarán en el Mundial Sub 20 Corea del Sur 2017" [Ecuador choose the youngsters who will take part of U-20 World Cup South Korea 2017] (in Spanish). ANDES. 4 May 2017. Archived from the original on 5 May 2017. Retrieved 4 December 2019.
- "Los 22 convocados de Hernán Darío Gómez para los partidos amistosos ante Jamaica y Guatemala" [The 22 called up by Hernán Darío Gómez for the friendly matches against Jamaica and Guatemala] (in Spanish). El Universo. 30 August 2019. Retrieved 4 December 2019.
- "Goles y errores en la derrota 4–3 de Ecuador ante Catar en Doha" [Goals and errors in Ecuador's 4–3 defeat to Qatar in Doha] (in Spanish). El Comercio. 12 October 2018. Retrieved 4 December 2019.
- "Preciado Quiñonez Angelo Smit" (in Spanish). Ecuadorian Football Federation. Retrieved 4 December 2019.
- Ángelo Preciado at National-Football-Teams.com
- "Onuachu with an assist as Genk clinch Belgian Cup title after Standard Liege win". Goal. 26 April 2021. Retrieved 29 April 2021.