Joel Reyes

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Reyes and the second or maternal family name is Zúñiga.
Joel Reyes
Personal information
Full name Joel Antonio Reyes Zúñiga
Date of birth (1972-04-08) 8 April 1972 (age 43)
Place of birth Recoleta, Chile
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Playing position Defensive Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1999 Colchagua ? (?)
1999–2001 Santiago Morning 73 (5)
2002–2003 Colo-Colo 34 (0)
2004 U. de Concepción 23 (0)
2005–2006 Unión Española 53 (3)
2007 Everton 36 (0)
2008–2010 Ñublense 85 (1)
2011 Santiago Morning 8 (0)
National team
2000–2005 Chile 5 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 31 March 2012.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 14 September 2008

Joel Antonio Reyes Zúñiga (born 8 April 1972) is a Chilean former footballer whose last club was Santiago Morning of the Chilean Primera División in the 2011 season.

Born in Peñaflor, he started his career at Deportes Colchagua in January 1999, when he was 26, a very late age for began to play football. In June of the same year, Reyes joined to Santiago Morning, professional club of the Chilean Primera División, in where he was runner–up of the 2000 Copa Chile, after of lost the final against Universidad de Chile. After two successful seasons at Morning, Reyes joined to Chilean powerhouse Colo-Colo in 2002, remaining at that club only one season more, joining to Universidad de Concepción for the 2004 season.

Reyes joined to Unión Española in January 2005, in where he proclaimed champion of the Apertura Tournament of that year and the next season was part of the 2006 Copa Libertadores squad that disputed the tournament. The following season, was confirmed that he joined to Everton, team based in Viña del Mar, that was directed by Juvenal Olmos in the first part of the year and finished with Nelson Acosta as coach. After of not longer in the plans of Acosta for the next season, he moved to Ñublense, in where he played 85 games and scored one goal to his old club Colo-Colo during the time that he played in the team of Chillán. Reyes signed a contract with his former club Santiago Morning for the 2011 season, but after of only play eight games in the year and the relegation of his club, he decided his retirement.

He also has represented to the Chilean national football team five years, playing the same number of games, but however, he failed to play in tournaments like the Copa América editions of 2001 and 2004.



Santiago Morning
Unión Española

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