Carlos Will Mejía

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Carlos Will Mejía
Personal information
Full name Carlos Will Mejía García
Date of birth (1983-09-29) September 29, 1983 (age 30)
Place of birth Omoa, Honduras
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Olimpia
Number 7
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2008 Platense
2008–2011 Marathón 98 (20)
2011– Olimpia
National team
2007– Honduras 14 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 25 June 2011.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 26 February 2013
This name uses Spanish naming customs; the first or paternal family name is Mejía and the second or maternal family name is García.

Carlos Will Mejía García (born September 29, 1983) is a Honduran football midfielder, who currently plays for Olimpia in the Honduran National League.

Club career[edit]

Nicknamed Garrincha, Mejía started his professional career at Platense and also played for Marathón, while still on the books of Platense,[1] before joining Olimpia before the 2011 Apertura.[2]

International career[edit]

A rightsided winger, Mejía made his debut for Honduras in a February 2007 UNCAF Nations Cup match against Nicaragua in which he immediately scored a goal, and has, as of January 2013, earned a total of 14 caps, scoring 1 goal. He has represented his country in 3 FIFA World Cup qualification matches[3] and played at the 2007[4] and 2009 UNCAF Nations Cups[5] as well as at the 2009 CONCACAF Gold Cup.[6]

International goals[edit]

Carlos Will Mejia: International goals
Goal Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 15 February 2007 Estadio Cuscatlán, San Salvador, El Salvador  Nicaragua 7 – 1 9 – 1 UNCAF Nations Cup 2007

Personal life[edit]

His mother is a niece of former national team midfielder Prudencio Norales.[7] Mejía is married and has three daughters: Suyapa, Allison and Reina.[8]

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