Ramón Mifflin

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Mifflin and the second or maternal family name is Páez.
Ramón Mifflin
Personal information
Full name Ramón Antonio Mifflin Páez
Date of birth (1947-04-05) April 5, 1947 (age 67)
Place of birth Lima, Peru
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1963–1964 Centro Iqueño
1965 Defensor Arica
1966–1973 Sporting Cristal
1973–1974 Racing Club
1974–1975 Santos F.C.
1975–1978 New York Cosmos 38 (7)
1979–1980 Los Angeles Aztecs 6 (0)
1980 Independiente Santa Fe[1] 11 (0)
1981 Sporting Cristal
National team
1966–1973 Peru 44 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of January 2009.
† Appearances (Goals).

Ramón Antonio Mifflin Páez (born 5 April 1947) is a former Peruvian football player.

Career[edit]

He started his career in Centro Iqueño in 1963, by 1965 he played in Defensor Arica, and signed with Peruvian team Sporting Cristal in 1968 after being named player of the year. He then started in the 1970 FIFA World Cup for the Peru national football team with Teófilo Cubillas, Roberto Challe, and Hugo Sotil which were eliminated. After his play in the World Cup, he was signed by Racing Club of Argentina, and followed by Santos of Brazil where he became a close friend of Edson Arantes dos Nacimento – Pelé. When Pele retired from Brazilian soccer, he signed for the New York Cosmos of the North American Soccer League (NASL). Pele recommended several players to come and join the NY Cosmos, among them, Carlos Alberto of Brazil and Ramon Mifflin from Peru. IN 1975, Mifflin signed with the Cosmos and remained with the team until 1977. In 1978, he played six games with the Los Angeles Aztecs.[2]

Mifflin made 44 appearances for the Peru national football team from 1966 to 1973.[3] Mifflin also played for Peru at the 1970 FIFA World Cup finals in Mexico.[4]

Retirement[edit]

Ramon Mifflin would then end up as an assistant coach for the 1982 World Cup Squad. His son Ramon also played pro soccer, and now is a pro soccer coach.

Honours[edit]

Sporting Cristal
  • Peruvian League
    • Winner (5): 1968, 1970, 1972, 1979, 1980
    • Runner-up (2): 1967, 1973
New York Cosmos

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistics at Golgolgol.net
  2. ^ [1]
  3. ^ Pierrend, José Luis (2009-05-28). "Peru – Record International Players". RSSSF. 
  4. ^ Ramón MifflinFIFA competition record