Jorge Almirón

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Jorge Almirón
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Jorge Almirón (2013)
Personal information
Full name Jorge Francisco Almirón Quintana
Date of birth (1971-06-19) June 19, 1971 (age 47)
Place of birth San Miguel, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Playing position Defensive Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Atlético Nacional (manager)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1991–1994 San Miguel 0 (0)
1994–1996 Santiago Wanderers 0 (0)
1997–2000 Atlas 86 (10)
2000–2004 Monarcas Morelia 168 (12)
2004–2006 Querétaro 74 (6)
2006–2007 Atlante 34 (1)
2007–2008 León 45 (2)
2008–2009 Dorados 8 (0)
Total 415 (31)
Teams managed
2008–2009 Dorados
2009–2010 Veracruz
2010–2011 Correcaminos UAT
2011–2012 Atlas (assistant coach)
2012–2013 Defensa y Justicia
2013 Tijuana
2014 Godoy Cruz
2014–2015 Independiente
2016–2017 Lanús
2018– Atlético Nacional
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Jorge Francisco Almirón Quintana (born June 19, 1971 in San Miguel, Buenos Aires), commonly known as Jorge Almirón, is an Argentine football manager and retired footballer who played as a defensive midfielder. Currently manager of Colombian Primera A club Atlético Nacional, Almirón played for clubs in Argentina, Chile and Mexico.

In July 26, 1997, he made his Primera División de Mexico debut with Atlas with a 2-1 victory over Puebla. In the season of the Clausura 2006 he helped Querétaro pass to the Primera División of Mexico but then demoted back to the Segunda Division (now called Liga de Ascenso) in Clausura 2007. In 2008, he was named player-coach of Dorados.

As manager, he guided Lanús to achieve its second league title ever and got them to the 2017 Copa Libertadores Finals, where they were defeated by Brazilian club Grêmio.

Titles[edit]

As player[edit]

Santiago Wanderers
Morelia
Querétaro

Ascenso MX (1): Clausura 2006

As manager[edit]

Lanús

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