Jonatan Maidana

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Jonatan Maidana
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Personal information
Full name Jonatan Ramón Maidana
Date of birth (1985-07-29) 29 July 1985 (age 31)
Place of birth Adrogué, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current team
River Plate
Number 2
Youth career
Los Andes
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004 Los Andes 37 (3)
2005–2008 Boca Juniors 66 (1)
2008–2010 Metalist Kharkiv 49 (0)
2010 Banfield (loan) 21 (0)
2010– River Plate 165 (5)
National team
2005 Argentina U-20 2 (1)
2011– Argentina 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 27 April 2015.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 27 May 2016

Jonatan Ramón Maidana (born 29 July 1985) is an Argentine professional football who plays as a centre back for River Plate.

Club career[edit]

After an initial period in Los Andes, Maidana transferred to Boca Juniors and made his debut with a 9-minute substitute appearance in a 2–2 draw with São Paulo F.C. in the 2006 Recopa Sudamericana. On 31 August 2008, Metalist Kharkiv secured Maidana's transfer. Two years later, in January 2010, he was loaned to reigning Argentine champions Banfield.[1]

After six months in Banfield, Maidana joined River Plate, rivals of his former team Boca Juniors. The defender scored River's winning goal in the 1–0 victory over Boca for the 2010 Apertura's Superclásico.[2]

International career[edit]

Maidana represented the Argentina national under-20 football team. In 2008, he made his debut for the U-23 team in an unofficial friendly against Guatemala, scoring in the 5–0 victory.



Boca Juniors
River Plate




  1. ^ El Gallego Maidana at Olé (Spanish)
  2. ^ Claudio Mauri (2010-11-16). "River tuvo la fuerza que le faltó a Boca para levantarse". Cancha Llena (in Spanish). Retrieved 2010-11-17. 

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