Álex Muñoz

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Álex Muñoz
Personal information
Full name Alejandro José Muñoz Miquel
Date of birth (1994-07-30) 30 July 1994 (age 24)
Place of birth Sant Joan d'Alacant, Spain
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current team
Number 24
Youth career
2000–2003 Mutxamel
2003–2009 Alicante
2009–2013 Hércules
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012–2013 Hércules B 6 (0)
2012–2016 Hércules 73 (1)
2013–2014 Jove Español 22 (0)
2016–2018 Sevilla B 44 (3)
2018– Zaragoza 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 2 June 2018

Alejandro José 'Álex' Muñoz Miquel (born 30 July 1994) is a Spanish footballer who plays for Real Zaragoza. Mainly a central defender, he can also play as a left back.

Club career[edit]

Born in Sant Joan d'Alacant, Alicante, Valencian Community,[1] Muñoz played youth football for local Alicante CF from ages 9–15, and finished his formation with neighbouring Hércules CF. In 2012, he was crowned under-18 champion with the Valencian Community autonomous team[2] and, on 22 September of that year, whilst still a junior, he made his debut as a professional, coming on as a 73rd-minute substitute for Pepe Mora in a 0–3 home loss against FC Barcelona B for the Segunda División championship.[3]

On 20 September 2013 Muñoz penned a new three-year deal with the Blanquiazules,[4] and was assigned to FC Jove Español San Vicente, the club's farm team in Tercera División. On 19 August 2014 he signed his first professional contract – running until 2018 – being definitely promoted to the main squad now in Segunda División B.[5]

On 21 July 2016, Muñoz signed a three-year contract with Sevilla FC, being assigned to the reserves in the second division.[6] On 24 July 2018, he signed a three-year deal with fellow league team Real Zaragoza.[7]


  1. ^ "Álex: «Pido disculpas, aún no me creo lo que me pasó»" [Álex: "I apologize, I still do not know what has happened with me"] (in Spanish). Diario Información. 29 June 2016. Retrieved 23 July 2016.
  2. ^ "Álex Muñoz y Víctor Lafuente, campeones de España con la Sub-18" [Álex Muñoz and Víctor Lafuente, Spanish champions with Under-18] (in Spanish). Diario Información. 23 April 2012. Retrieved 18 October 2012.
  3. ^ "El Barça B encadena su cuarta victoria y hunde al Hércules" [Barça B gets fourth in a row win and sinks Hércules] (in Spanish). Diario AS. 22 September 2012. Retrieved 18 October 2012.
  4. ^ "Alex Muñoz renueva con el Hércules por tres temporadas" [Alex Muñoz renews with Hércules for three seasons] (in Spanish). Diario Información. 20 September 2013. Retrieved 15 September 2014.
  5. ^ "Alex Muñoz firma su primer contrato profesional con el Hércules y amplía su vinculación hasta 2018" [Alex Muñoz signs his first professional contract with Hércules and extends his link until 2018] (in Spanish). Hércules CF. 19 August 2014. Retrieved 15 September 2014.
  6. ^ "El central Álex Muñoz, tercera incorporación del Sevilla Atlético" [Stopper Álex Muñoz, third signing of Sevilla Atlético] (in Spanish). Sevilla FC. 21 July 2016. Retrieved 23 July 2016.
  7. ^ "Fortaleza y salida de balón para la defensa zaragocista: así es Álex Muñoz" [Strength and ball playing for the zaragocista defense: this is Álex Muñoz] (in Spanish). Real Zaragoza. 24 July 2018. Retrieved 24 July 2018.

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