Alexander Callens

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Alexander Callens
Personal information
Full name Alexander Martín Marquinho Callens Asín[1]
Date of birth (1992-05-04) 4 May 1992 (age 25)
Place of birth Callao, Peru
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)[2]
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current team
New York City
Number 6
Youth career
Sport Boys
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2011 Sport Boys 30 (1)
2011–2015 Real Sociedad B 86 (5)
2014 Real Sociedad 0 (0)
2015–2017 Numancia 39 (3)
2017– New York City 15 (1)
National team
2011 Peru U20 4 (1)
2013– Peru 10 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 01:58, 6 June 2017 (UTC).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 19 November 2014

Alexander Martín Marquinho Callens Asín (born 4 May 1992) is a Peruvian footballer who plays as a central defender for North American club New York City FC.

Club career[edit]

Born in Callao, Callens began his career in Sport Boys' youth categories. He made his professional debut on 18 April 2010 against León de Huánuco,[3] and scored his first goal on 19 June against Inti Gas Deportes.[4]

In August 2011, Callens signed a two-year deal with Real Sociedad from Spain, being assigned to the reserves.[5] He went on to compete in several Segunda División B seasons with the side.

On 4 December 2014, Callens made his debut with the first team, playing the entire second half of a 0–0 away draw against Real Oviedo for the campaign's Copa del Rey.[6] On 6 June of the following year, however, he was released.[7]

On 10 August 2015, Callens signed a one-year deal with Segunda División side CD Numancia.[8] On 23 January 2017, he terminated his contract and would subsequently signed with Major League Soccer side New York City FC.[9]

Career statistics[edit]

As of 6 June 2017[10]
Club Season League League Cup Domestic Cup Continental Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Sport Boys 2010 Peruvian Primera División 24 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 24 1
2011 6 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 7 0
Total 30 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 31 1
Real Sociedad B 2011–12 Segunda División B 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
2012–13 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 18 0
2013–14 35 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 35 2
2014–15 28 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 28 3
Total 86 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 86 5
Real Sociedad 2013–14 La Liga 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014–15 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
Total 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
Numancia 2015–16 Segunda División 23 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 24 2
2016–17 16 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 16 1
Total 39 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 40 3
NYCFC 2017 MLS 15 1 0 0 0 0 15 1
Career total 170 10 0 0 3 0 0 0 173 10

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Peru's goal tally first.[11]
No Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 9 September 2014 Abdullah bin Khalifa Stadium, Doha, Qatar  Qatar 1–0 2–0 Friendly

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Real Sociedad de Fútbol SAD "B" – UB Conquense" (in Spanish). RFEF. 23 August 2014. Retrieved 27 July 2015. 
  2. ^ "Alexander Callens". CD Numancia. Retrieved 24 January 2016. 
  3. ^ "León 3 – Boys 1" (in Spanish). Dechalaca. 18 April 2010. Retrieved 30 March 2013. 
  4. ^ "Inti Gas 2 – Boys 1" (in Spanish). Dechalaca. 19 June 2010. Retrieved 30 March 2013. 
  5. ^ "Alexander Callens oficializó su traspaso a la Real Sociedad de España" [Alexander Callens made transfer to Spain's Real Sociedad official] (in Spanish). RPP. 17 August 2011. Retrieved 30 March 2013. 
  6. ^ "El Tartiere resiste" [Tartiere holds on] (in Spanish). Marca. 4 December 2014. Retrieved 4 December 2014. 
  7. ^ "Altas y bajas en el Sanse" [Ins and outs at Sanse] (in Spanish). Real Sociedad. 6 June 2015. Retrieved 27 July 2015. 
  8. ^ "Alex Callens, octavo refuerzo del C. D. Numancia 15–16" [Alex Callens, eighth addition of C.D. Numancia 15–16] (in Spanish). CD Numancia. 10 August 2015. Archived from the original on 23 September 2015. Retrieved 10 August 2015. 
  9. ^ "Alex Callens rescinde su contrato con el C. D. Numancia" [Alex Callens terminates his contract with C. D. Numancia] (in Spanish). CD Numancia. 23 January 2017. Retrieved 26 January 2017. 
  10. ^ "A. Callens". Soccerway. Retrieved 1 June 2014. 
  11. ^ "Callens, Alexander". National Football Teams. Retrieved 4 May 2017. 

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