Irvin Cardona

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Irvin Cardona
Personal information
Full name Irvin Cardona
Date of birth (1997-08-08) 8 August 1997 (age 21)
Place of birth Nîmes, France
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Cercle Brugge (on loan from Monaco)
Number 14
Youth career
2003–2012 US Le Pontet
2012–2017 Monaco
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2016– Monaco B 21 (15)
2017– Monaco 3 (0)
2017–Cercle Brugge (loan) 36 (12)
National team
2015 France U18 3 (0)
2016–2017 France U20 7 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 5 January 2018
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 28 March 2017

Irvin Cardona (born 8 August 1997) is a French professional footballer who currently plays as a forward for Belgian First Division A side Cercle Brugge on loan from Monaco.[1]

Club career[edit]

Monaco[edit]

Cardona made his professional debut on 2 February 2017 in the Coupe de France Round of 32 against FC Chambly. He replaced Pierre-Daniel N'Guinda after 78 minutes in a 5–4 away win.[2] He made his Ligue 1 debut 10 days later coming on for Radamel Falcao to play the last 9 minutes of a 5–0 home thrashing of Metz.[3]

Cercle Brugge (loan)[edit]

On 18 July 2017, Cardona extended his Monaco contract until 2021 and was immediately loaned to the club's Belgian satellite club Cercle Brugge for the following season.[4] Although he missed a couple of weeks by an injury, he still was a major key player in the team that became champion of the Belgian Second Division. He scored an important penalty in the last minute in the champion's game against Beerschot-Wilrijk.[5] He was voted second best player in the league, after teammate Xavier Mercier[6]

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

(Correct as of 21 October 2018) [1]

Club Season League Cup League Cup Europe Other Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Monaco 2016–17 3 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 7 0
Cercle Brugge (loan) 2017–18 17 7 1 2 18 9
2018–19 19 5 0 0 1 2
Career total 21 9 4 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 25 11

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Monaco

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Irvin Cardona Socceway Profile". Retrieved 19 February 2017.
  2. ^ "Chambly vs. Monaco - 1 February 2017 - Soccerway". soccerway.com. Retrieved 19 February 2017.
  3. ^ "Monaco vs. Metz - 11 February 2017 - Soccerway". soccerway.com. Retrieved 19 February 2017.
  4. ^ "Monaco prolonge Irvin Cardona et le prête au Cercle de Bruges" (in French). L'Équipe. Retrieved 18 July 2017.
  5. ^ jtp. "Thriller met erg bittere afloop voor Beerschot Wilrijk: Cercle Brugge naar 1A na penalty in slotminuut". Gazet van Antwerpen.
  6. ^ "Best Player of Proximus League: Xavier Mercier". jupilerproleague.be.

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