Jonny Magallón

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Jonny Magallón
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Magallón while playing for Guadalajara
Personal information
Full name José Jonny Magallón Oliva
Date of birth (1981-11-21) 21 November 1981 (age 35)
Place of birth Ocotlán, Jalisco, Mexico
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Number 13
Youth career
1991–2002 Tapatío
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2012 Guadalajara 218 (4)
2012– León 86 (3)
2016 Lanús (loan) 2 (0)
2017 Zacatecas (loan) 0 (0)
National team
2007–2011 Mexico 54 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 5 May 2013.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 11 November 2011

José Jonny Magallón Oliva (born 21 November 1981) is a Mexican professional footballer who plays as a defender for MX Ascenso club Mineros de Zacatecas.

Club career[edit]

CD Gualadajara[edit]

Magallón made his professional debut with C.D. Guadalajara on 16 March 2003, against arch rival Club América which ended in the victory of Guadalajara 1-2. After playing in 12 championships with Chivas, the Right Center Back (stopper) was sold to Club Leon in June 2012.[1]

Club Atlético Lanús[edit]

In the summer of 2016, Magallón was loaned to CA Lanús for 6 months.

Mineros de Zacatecas[edit]

After a brief stint with CA Lanús, Magallon returned to Mexico to play with Mineros de Zacatecas in Mexico's second tier, Ascenso MX.[2]

International career[edit]

Mexico national team[edit]

On 18 January 2007, then national team coach Hugo Sánchez gave Magallón his first call up to the Mexico national team, and he played his first game with the Mexico national team on 28 February 2007. He was the player with the most Minutes at the 2007 CONCACAF Gold Cup and 2007 Copa America. On 7 February he was the protagonist of the Friendly match against the USA in the 2-2 Mexico USA match in a sold out stadium in Houston, scoring both of his side's goals. He has scored three international goals, two against USA, in a game he brought Mexico to a 2-2 draw, and a goal against Jamaica. Magallón was called up to the 2010 FIFA World Cup but he did not play in the tournament. Jonny Magallon was called up by New Mexico coach Jose Manuel de la Torre in a friendly match against Serbia on November 11, 2011.

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Mexico's goal tally first.
Goal Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. February 6, 2008 Reliant Stadium, Houston, United States  United States 1–1 2–2 Friendly
2. 2–2
3. September 6, 2008 Estadio Azteca, Mexico City, Mexico  Jamaica 3–0 3–0 2010 FIFA World qualification







  1. ^ "Venado llega a Pachuca y Magallón a León" [Deer sold to Pachuca and Magallón to León] (in Spanish). Record. 2 June 2012. 
  2. ^ "JONNY MAGALLÓN JUGARÁ PARA MINEROS DE ZACATECAS" [Jonny Magallon will play for Mineros de Zacatecas] (in Spanish). Azteca Deportes. 16 December 2016. 

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