Juan Fernández Miranda

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Juan Fernández Miranda
Full name Juan de la Cruz Fernandez Miranda
Date of birth (1974-11-11) November 11, 1974 (age 39)
Place of birth Buenos Aires, Argentina
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 88 kg (13 st 12 lb)
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Fly-half or Centre
Amateur clubs
Years Club / team
Hindú Club
correct as of 22 June 2013.
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
1997-2007 Argentina 29 (165)
correct as of 22 June 2013.
Sevens national teams
Years Club / team Comps
1997-2002 Argentina 5
correct as of 30 September 2007.

Juan de la Cruz Fernández Miranda (born November 11, 1974 in Buenos Aires, Argentina) is an Argentine former rugby player and a current coach. He played as a fly-half and as a centre.

He won 29 caps for Argentina, from 1997 to 2007. He made his international test debut at the age of 22 on 27 September 1997 against Uruguay. He scored 165 points for Argentina including 5 tries. He played most of his career for the Hindú Club in Argentina, and the Buenos Aires Representative Team, where he was in charge of the strategic management of Hindú Club and the Buenos Aires representative team alongside his older brother, fellow Puma Nicolás Fernández Miranda. He was also an active sevens player and has represented Argentina in five tournaments. He finished his player career in 2009, becoming Hindú Club coach afterwards.

Juan Fernández Miranda was awarded the prestigious Olimpia de Plata for Rugby in 1997. He went to represent Argentina at the 1999 Rugby World Cup finals and the 2003 Rugby World Cup finals.

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