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 26)
Place of birth El Negrito, Honduras
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Number 6
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2008 Olimpia 32 (1)
2008–2009 Udinese 0 (0)
2009–2011 Real España 15 (1)
2012–2013 Motagua 25 (1)
2014 Marathón 7 (1)
2014– Panthrakikos 48 (1)
National team
2007 Honduras U-17 6 (0)
2008–2009 Honduras U-20 7 (1)
2011–2013 Honduras U-23 6 (0)
2011– Honduras 15 (1)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 25 August 2013.

‡ 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 Panthrakikos 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]

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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