Miguel Ximénez

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Ximénez and the second or maternal family name is Acosta.
Miguel Ximénez
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Personal information
Full name Miguel Alejandro Ximénez Acosta
Date of birth (1977-08-26) 26 August 1977 (age 37)
Place of birth Maldonado, Uruguay
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Universitario de Deportes
Number 18
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1997 - 2005 Deportivo Maldonado 74 (27)
2002 Atenas de San Carlos (loan) 9 (3)
2003 Plaza Colonia (loan) 19 (9)
2004 CSD Comunicaciones (loan) 22 (13)
2005 - 2007 Danubio F.C. 4 (1)
2005 - 2006 Montevideo Wanderers (loan) 43 (27)
2007 Junior Barranquilla (loan) 19 (8)
2008 - 2011 Sporting Cristal 95 (47)
2009 Club Libertad (loan) 16 (8)
2012 - Universitario de Deportes 55 (24)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of August 28, 2011.
† Appearances (Goals).

Miguel "El Chino" Ximénez Acosta (born on 26 August 1977 in Maldonado) is an Uruguayan football striker. He plays for Universitario de Deportes of Peru.

Career[edit]

Sporting Cristal[edit]

Miguel Ximénez was top goalscorer in the Torneo Apertura 2008 with 20 goals in 20 games playing for Sporting Cristal, also breaking Sergio Ibarra's record of 17 goals in a Torneo Apertura.

On October 26, 2008, Miguel Ximénez scored a hat-trick against José Gálvez FBC and broke Juan Cabellero's record of 29 goals in a single season with Sporting Cristal.[1]

After a year with Club Libertad, Ximénez returned to Sporting Cristal for the 2010 season.

Universitario de Deportes[edit]

In 2012, he signed a new contract in the Peruvian First Division with 20 goals in 20 games playing for Club Universitario de Deportes. In the Peruvian 2013 Championship he won his first National title with Universitario de Deportes.

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Universitario de Deportes

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Este Chino sí cumple". libero.com. Retrieved 2008-10-27. 

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