Pedro Martín

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Pedro
Personal information
Full name Pedro José Martín Moreno
Date of birth (1992-01-16) 16 January 1992 (age 23)
Place of birth Málaga, Spain
Height 1.89 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Mirandés
Number 17
Youth career
2006–2008 Málaga
2008–2010 Atlético Madrid
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2011 Atlético Madrid C 36 (9)
2011–2013 Atlético Madrid B 49 (16)
2012–2014 Atlético Madrid 0 (0)
2013–2014 Numancia (loan) 41 (3)
2014– Mirandés 17 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 11 January 2015.
† Appearances (Goals).
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Martín and the second or maternal family name is Moreno.

Pedro José Martín Moreno (born 16 January 1992), simply known as Pedro, is a Spanish footballer who plays for CD Mirandés as a striker.

Club career[edit]

Born in Málaga, Andalusia, Pedro started playing football with hometown's Málaga CF, joining Atlético Madrid in 2008 at the age of 16.[1] After two years in the youth ranks he made his senior debuts with the C-team in the fourth division and, after a good first year, he was called by first-team manager Gregorio Manzano for the 2011–12 pre-season, going on to score six goals; he was an unused substitute in both UEFA Europa League games against Strømsgodset IF, but eventually spent most of the campaign with the reserves in the third level.[2]

Pedro made his debut with the Colchoneros' first team on 8 December 2011, replacing Pizzi midway through the second half of a 1–2 Copa del Rey defeat at Albacete Balompié (1–3 on aggregate).[3] On 21 March of the following year, also at the Estadio Carlos Belmonte but with Atlético B, he scored in the last minute for a 2–1 win.[4]

New coach Diego Simeone called Pedro for various matches later in the season, as he continued to appear and score with the reserves: his first appearance in La Liga came on 29 April 2012, coming on for Tiago in the last minute of a 2–2 away draw against Real Betis.[5] On 9 May he received a Europa League winner's medal following Atlético's triumph over Athletic Bilbao, but did not leave the substitutes' bench.[6]

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Atlético Madrid

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