Cristian Marrugo

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Cristian Marrugo
Personal information
Full name Cristian Camilo Marrugo Rodríguez
Date of birth (1985-07-18) July 18, 1985 (age 31)
Place of birth Cartagena, Colombia
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Independiente Medellín
Youth career
Atlético Nacional
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002–2006 Atlético Nacional 94 (14)
2006–2007 Santa Fe 51 (13)
2008–2012 Deportes Tolima 212 (30)
2013–2014 Pachuca 15 (0)
2013–2014 Veracruz (loan) 17 (5)
2014 Deportivo Cali 21 (1)
2014– Independiente Medellín 93 (15)
National team
2008–2012 Colombia 11 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 6 October 2016.

Cristian Camilo Marrugo Rodríguez was born (18 July 1985) in Cartagena, Colombia, is a professional soccer player who plays for Independiente Medellín. He plays the position of attacking midfielder.

Club career[edit]

Cristian played for the Bolivar Department soccer and indoor soccer teams in all categories U10, U14, U16. When he was 15 years old, he traveled from Cartagena to Cali, where he stayed a couple of years before arriving to Medellín to join Atlético Nacional where he won the Colombian League in 2005. He was then transferred from Atlético Nacional to Independiente Santa Fe and also promoted to the Senior Colombia national football team.

He was later traded to Deportes Tolima for Anchico and on November 2012, to CF Pachuca.

Marrugo with la Goma (left) in an interview

For the year 2014, Deportivo Cali acquired Cristian to enforce the midfield for coming tournaments like Copa Libertadores and Liga Postobón. For the second semester of 2014, Cristian was signed by Independiente Medellín on a six-months loan to reinforce the red and blue team. In 2016, he helped Independiente Medellín win their sixth league championship, scoring a brace in the final against Junior. Since then, he have been known as Marrugol. For The second season of Águila League 2016 he finished as the forward with more goals in DIM.

International career[edit]

He played with the Colombia national under-20 football team at the 2005 South American Youth Championship, which Colombia hosted and won. He then competed at the 2005 FIFA World Youth Championship in the Netherlands, helping Colombia to the Round of 16 before losing to eventual champion Argentina.

Personal life[edit]

Cristian and his family have strong sports habits, his brother Camilo Marrugo has also played a couple of professional games in the Colombian league with Real Cartagena and Cúcuta Deportivo.

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