Joel Sánchez (Peruvian footballer)

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Joel Sánchez
Personal information
Full name Joel Melchor Sánchez Alegría
Date of birth (1989-06-11) 11 June 1989 (age 28)
Place of birth Santa Rita de Siguas, Arequipa, Peru
Height 1.67 m (5 ft 5 12 in)[1]
Playing position Attacking midfielder
Club information
Current team
Sporting Cristal (on loan from Tigres UANL)
Number 10
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006 Atlético Universidad
2007–2008 Total Clean 32 (2)
2009 Total Chalaco 37 (3)
2010 Alianza Lima 34 (3)
2011–2016 Universidad San Martín 90 (9)
2017– Tigres UANL 0 (0)
2017– Sporting Cristal (loan) 0 (0)
National team
2009– Peru 9 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 15 May 2016.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 15 May 2016


Joel Melchor Sánchez Alegría (born 11 June 1989) is a Peruvian footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder for Sporting Cristal on loan from Liga MX-side Tigres UANL.

Club career[edit]

Sánchez made his professional debut with Atlético Universidad on 4 February 2007 in the First Round of the 2007 Torneo Descentralizado season at home against Universitario de Deportes.[2] Manager Roberto Arrelucea allowed him to enter the match in the 65th minute for Luis Collantes, but the match finished in a 2–1 loss for his side.[2]

Joel made his league debut for Total Chalaco on 2 February 2009 in a 0–0 home draw against Juan Aurich.[3]

International career[edit]

He played for the Peru national football team in 2009.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.clubdeportivo.usmp.edu.pe/images/fotos_clubdep/juga_2015/volantes/volante_sanchez.png
  2. ^ a b "Match: Total Clean 1-2 Universitario". footballdatabase.eu. 4 February 2007. Retrieved 19 March 2012. 
  3. ^ "Total Chalaco 0-0 Juan Aurich". footballdatabase.eu. 14 February 2009. Retrieved 19 March 2012. 
  4. ^ Joel SánchezFIFA competition record

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