Alfredo Mejía

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Alfredo Mejía
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Personal information
Full name Alfredo Antonio Mejía Escobar
Date of birth (1990-04-03) 3 April 1990 (age 27)
Place of birth El Negrito, Honduras
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Xanthi FC
Number 12
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2008 Olimpia 32 (1)
2008–2009 Udinese 0 (0)
2009–2011 Real España 52 (2)
2012–2013 Motagua 22 (1)
2014 Marathón 20 (1)
2014–2016 Panthrakikos 48 (1)
2016–2017 Marathón 13 (0)
2017– Xanthi FC 4 (0)
National team
2007 Honduras U-17 6 (0)
2008–2009 Honduras U-20 7 (1)
2011–2013 Honduras U-23 6 (0)
2011– Honduras 30 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 05 March 2017.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 31 March 2012
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Mejía and the second or maternal family name is Escobar.

Alfredo Antonio Mejía Escobar (born 3 April 1990 in El Negrito, Yoro Department) is a Honduran footballer who currently plays for Xanthi FC in Greece.

Club career[edit]

Mejía had a spell at the reserves of Italian side Udinese before spending two years at Real España. He joined Motagua for the 2012 Clausura championship.[1]

He had a spell at French side Monaco in 2009[2] and was rumored to join the Seattle Sounders after the Sounders sent scouts over to Honduras.[3]

On 29 January 2016, Xanthi FC officially announced the signing of Honduran defensive midfielder, who was recently released from Marathón.

International career[edit]

Mejía played at the 2007 FIFA U-17 World Cup, 2009 FIFA U-20 World Cup and the 2012 Summer Olympics.[4]

Mejía made his senior debut for Honduras in a January 2011 UNCAF Nations Cup match against Costa Rica and has, as of January 2013, earned a total of 15 caps, scoring 1 goal. He has represented his country at the 2011 UNCAF Nations Cup[5] as well as at the 2011 CONCACAF Gold Cup.[6]

International goals[edit]

Alfredo Mejía: International goals
Goal Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 2011-06-10 FIU Stadium, Miami, United States  Grenada 7 – 1 7 – 1 2011 CONCACAF Gold Cup


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