Miguel Ángel Díaz

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Miguel Ángel Díaz
Miguel Angel, La Ardilla, Diaz Arevalo.jpg
Personal information
Full name Miguel Ángel Díaz Arévalo
Date of birth (1957-01-27) 27 January 1957 (age 58)
Place of birth Chalatenango, El Salvador
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position defender or striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Atlético Marte
1977–1989 Chalatenango
1990–1993 Luis Ángel Firpo
1994–1995 Cojutepeque
National team
1978–1989 El Salvador
Teams managed
2005–2010 UES
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 24 March 2011.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 24 March 2011
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Díaz and the second or maternal family name is Arévalo.

Miguel Ángel Díaz Arévalo (born 27 January 1957) is a retired football player from El Salvador.

Club career[edit]

Nicknamed Ardilla (Squirrel), Díaz started his career at third division side Alacranes, later renamed as Chalatenango, with whom he won promotion to the second division and later to the first division. When they got relegated at then end of 1989 he moved to Luis Ángel Firpo where he played alongside Raúl Díaz Arce and won two league titles. He retired at Cojutepeque.

International career[edit]

He has represented his country in 1 FIFA World Cup qualification match and at the 1982 FIFA World Cup in Spain.[1]

His final international game was a May 1989 friendly match against Chile.

Managerial career[edit]

He was coach of UES from 2005 through 2010 and took them from the third division to the Salvadoran Premier League.

Personal life[edit]

He is married to Elizabeth and they have four children.[2]


  1. ^ Miguel DiazFIFA competition record
  2. ^ Su perfil y triunfos ¿Qué PASó con... ardilla arévalo ? - El Salvador.com (Spanish)

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