Miguel Sabah

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Miguel Sabah
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Personal information
Full name Miguel Sabah Rodríguez
Date of birth (1979-11-14) November 14, 1979 (age 34)
Place of birth Cancún, Mexico
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current club León
Number 1
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000–2005 Guadalajara 86 (18)
2006–2008 Cruz Azul 104 (42)
2009–2012 Morelia 132 (64)
2013 Guadalajara 25 (3)
2014– León 8 (2)
National team
2009– Mexico 17 (5)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 9 November 2013.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 29 February 2012

Miguel Sabah Rodríguez (born November 14, 1979) is a Mexican footballer. He currently plays for León and the Mexican national team. Previously Sabah played with Monarcas Morelia, Cruz Azul, and Guadalajara. Sabah made his debut in the Invierno 2000 with Guadalajara entering in the 46th minute.[1] Sabah played five years with Guadalajara until transferring to Cruz Azul in the Apertura 2006.[2] Sabah was transferred to Morelia in the Clausura 2009, where he was the best Mexican born goalscorer of the season.[3] Sabah has been playing for the Mexican national team since June 2009, having been called up for World Cup Qualifiers against El Salvador and Trinidad and Tobago.[4] He is of Lebanese and Mexican descent.

Club career[edit]

Career statistics[edit]

As of August 19, 2012[5]

Club performance League Cup League Cup Continental Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
200001 Guadalajara Primera División de México 1 0 1 0
200102 16 3 16 3
200203 14 0 14 0
200304 29 10 29 10
200405 18 5 0 0 18 5
200506 8 0 8 0
Cruz Azul 15 3 15 3
200607 35 16 35 16
200708 34 19 34 19
200809 20 4 8 2 28 6
Morelia 17 11 17 11
2009–10 29 15 2 0 31 15
2010–11 33 11 5 4 3 0 41 15
2011–12 36 18 6 3 42 21
Career total 305 115 7 4 17 5 329 124

International[edit]

As of 29 February 2012

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Mexico's goal tally first.
Goal Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. July 9, 2009 Reliant Stadium, Houston, United States  Panama 1–0 1–1 2009 CONCACAF Gold Cup
2. July 12, 2009 University of Phoenix Stadium, Glendale, United States  Guadeloupe 2–0 2–0 2009 CONCACAF Gold Cup
3. July 19, 2009 Cowboys Stadium, Arlington, United States  Haiti 1–0 4–0 2009 CONCACAF Gold Cup
4. July 19, 2009 Cowboys Stadium, Arlington, United States Haiti Haiti 3–0 4–0 2009 CONCACAF Gold Cup
5. August 12, 2009 Estadio Azteca, Mexico City, Mexico  United States 2–1 2–1 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification

Honours[edit]

International[edit]

Mexico

Club[edit]

Morelia

Individual[edit]

  • CONCACAF Gold Cup Golden Boot (1): 2009

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cruz Azul - Chivas 2 – 1". mediotiempo.com. Retrieved 2009-04-25. 
  2. ^ "Miguel Sabah stats". ESPN. Retrieved 1 August 2009. 
  3. ^ "Tabla de Goleo Individual". femexfut.org. Retrieved 1 August 2009. 
  4. ^ "Un regreso esperado". espndeportes. Retrieved 13 July 2009. 
  5. ^ "Miguel Sabah". mediotiempo.com. Retrieved 2009-04-25. 

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