Alfredo Morales

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Alfredo Morales
Morales, Alfredo Hertha 12-13 WP.JPG
Personal information
Full name Alfredo Morales
Date of birth (1990-05-12) 12 May 1990 (age 24)
Place of birth Berlin, Germany
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Defender, Midfielder
Club information
Current team
FC Ingolstadt 04
Number 6
Youth career
1994–1997 BSC Reinickendorf 21
1997–1999 Borussia Pankow
1999–2000 FC Concordia Wilhelmsruh
2000–2008 Hertha BSC
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2013 Hertha BSC II 81 (11)
2010–2013 Hertha BSC 20 (1)
2013– FC Ingolstadt 04 34 (2)
National team
2008–2009 United States U20 4 (0)
2012 United States U23 1 (0)
2013– United States 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 10 August 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 9 January 2013

Alfredo Morales (born 12 May 1990) is a German-American football defender of Peruvian descent, currently playing for FC Ingolstadt 04.

Career[edit]

Club[edit]

In November 2008, Morales made his first match for the second team of Hertha BSC in the Fußball-Regionalliga. In 2010, he was allowed the to travel with the professional players to the summer training camp for first time,[1] though he couldn't make it to the squad. Due to injuries to Fanol Perdedaj and Raffael, he made his professional debut for Hertha's first team on 5 December 2010 in a match against TSV 1860 München, which Hertha lost 0–1.[2]

On 17 May 2013, Morales joined FC Ingolstadt 04 on a two-year contract.[3] Morales received a red card in the 80th minute of Ingolstadt's opening match against FC Erzgebirge on 19 July 2013 after earning a spot in the starting XI.

International[edit]

Morales was called up by the senior United States squad the for November 2011 European friendlies.[4] Morales made his first appearance for the U.S. National Team on 29 January 2013 in an international friendly vs Canada, coming on as a substitute in the 75th minute.

As his father is from Peru (Chimbote), Morales has been considering playing for the Peru national football team.[citation needed] Sergio Markarian, coach of the Peruvian national team, has shown interest in the German born player.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hertha mit 27 Spielern ins Trainingslager" (in German). bundesliga.de. 10 July 2010. Retrieved 14 September 2012. 
  2. ^ "Hertha lost against Munich 0:1" (in German). herthabsc.de. [dead link]
  3. ^ Sciaretta, Brian (17 May 2013). "Morales Signs With Ingolstadt". Yanks Abroad. Retrieved 8 June 2013. 
  4. ^ "Klinsmann Names 22 Players to MNT Roster for Important November Friendlies Against France and Slovenia". ussoccer.com. 3 November 2011. Retrieved 14 September 2012. 
  5. ^ "Markarián: Alfredo Morales del Hertha quiere jugar por Perú" (in Spanish). peru.com. 23 September 2011. Retrieved 14 September 2012. 

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