Ezequiel Miralles

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This name uses Spanish naming customs; the first or paternal family name is Miralles and the second or maternal family name is Sabugo.
Ezequiel Miralles
Ezequiel Miralles.jpg
Miralles (left) while playing for Colo-Colo
Personal information
Full name Ezequiel Nicolás Miralles Sabugo
Date of birth (1983-07-21) 21 July 1983 (age 30)
Place of birth Bahía Blanca, Argentina
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Olimpo
Number 11
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2004 Tres Arroyos 24 (3)
2004–2005 Ferro 30 (6)
2005–2006 Defensa y Justicia 25 (6)
2006–2007 Racing Club 6 (0)
2007 Talleres de Córdoba 11 (3)
2008–2009 Everton 58 (27)
2009–2011 Colo-Colo 51 (32)
2011–2012 Grêmio 29 (4)
2012–2013 Santos 16 (11)
2013 Atlante 10 (1)
2014– Olimpo 1 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 4 February 2014.
† Appearances (Goals).

Ezequiel Nicolás Miralles Sabugo (Spanish pronunciation: [eθeˈkjel miˈɾaʎes], born 21 July 1983) is an Argentine footballer that currently plays for Club Olimpo as a striker.

Club career[edit]

He began his football career at Huracán de Tres Arroyos of the second tier of his country, in where scored 3 goals in 24 appearances during one season, in where also earned the Primera B title. In June 2006, after successful spells at Ferro Carril Oeste and Defensa y Justicia, Miralles joined to Argentine Primera División powerhouse club Racing Club de Avellaneda. After a regular pass Racing, in where failed to score goals in six games, he joined to Talleres de Córdoba.

In January 2008, he traveled to Chile and signed for Chilean Primera División club Everton. In his first tournament, the Apertura Tournament of that year, Miralles won his first title in the Chilean football, after of defeat to Colo-Colo at the Sausalito Stadium. After two successful seasons at the club of Viña del Mar, in where scored 13 goals in 29 games, on 2 June 2009, was sold to Colo-Colo for a US$1.2 transfer fee,[1][2] club that lost the final with Everton in the 2008 Apertura Tournament. He debuted in an historic game against Eastern Island,[3] that his club won 4–0 and his first goal came on 22 August against O'Higgins in a 2–2 away draw after a notable free kick in the last minute of game.[4] He earned his first title with Colo-Colo, the Clausura Tournament, in where he netted 11 goals in 16 games. In the next year, Miralles was the key player of his club in a regular 2010 season, scoring thirteen goals in 22 appearances, in a season that also managed to the team two coachs Hugo Tocalli and Diego Cagna. In the next season, Miralles had a regular performance in the 2011 season, but was the team's goalscorer with eight just one goal over Esteban Paredes that had six goals. On 21 May 2011, Colo-Colo accepted a US$2.4 million bid to the Brazilian Série A club Grêmio, being confirmed that he joined to the club of Porto Alegre when the Apertura ends.[5]

After his successful incorporation to Grêmio, Miralles debuted for the seventh week of the 2011 Campeonato Brasileiro Série A in a 2–2 home draw with Avaí and his first goal came on 27 July against America (MG), in a 1–1 draw. Because his lack of opportunities, he expressed that would leave the club at the end of season.

On 6 July 2012, Miralles signed for Santos FC, after a swap for Elano. Despite being a regular in Santos' squad, he left the club a year later, joining Atlante.

Career statistics[edit]

(Correct as of September 30, 2013)[6][7]
Club Season State League League Cup Libertadores Other Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Tres Arroyos 2003–04 23 4 23 4
Total 23 4 23 4
Ferro Carril 2004–05 30 6 30 6
Total 30 6 30 6
Defensa y Justicia 2005–06 25 6 25 6
Total 25 6 25 6
Racing 2006–07 6 0 6 0
Total 6 0 6 0
Talleres 2006–07 11 3 11 3
Total 11 3 11 3
Everton 2008 35 17 35 17
2009 17 8 6 2 23 10
Total 52 25 6 2 58 27
Colo-Colo 2009 16 11 16 11
2010 22 14 5 3 1 0 28 17
2011 13 7 6 3 19 10
Total 51 32 11 6 1 0 63 38
Grêmio 2011 19 2 19 2
2012 5 1 5 1 5 2 15 4
Total 5 1 24 3 5 2 34 6
Santos 2012 16 6 2 0 18 6
2013 13 5 2 0 15 5
Total 13 5 16 6 2 0 2 0 33 11
Atlante 2013 10 1 10 1
Total 0 0 10 1 0 0 0 0 10 1

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Talleres de Córdoba
Everton
Colo-Colo
Santos

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