José Luis Cabión

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José Luis Cabión
Personal information
Full name José Luis Cabión Dianta
Date of birth (1983-11-14) 14 November 1983 (age 34)
Place of birth San Antonio, Chile
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Playing position Defensive midfielder
Club information
Current team
Deportes Melipilla
Number 6
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2007 Deportes Melipilla 86 (1)
2007–2011 Colo-Colo 28 (0)
2008 Everton (loan) 11 (0)
2009 Santiago Morning (loan) 21 (0)
2010 Cobresal (loan) 26 (1)
2011–2012 Cobresal 38 (0)
2013 Neftchi Baku 1 (0)
2013–2015 Rangers 36 (0)
2014 Santiago Morning (loan) 10 (0)
2015–2017 Cobresal 47 (1)
2018– Deportes Melipilla 0 (0)
National team
2007 Chile 6 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 12 January 2018
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 13 March 2011, 18:00 (UTC)

José Luis Cabión Dianta (born 14 November 1983) is Chilean footballer who plays for Deportes Melipilla as midfielder.

Club career[edit]

Born in San Antonio, he began his career at Deportes Melipilla of Chilean second tier. Nevertheless, following Melipilla's promotion to first tier in 2007 he became the team's captain, which allowed him call-ups for Chilean national team friendlies and then, even, the Copa América held in Venezuela.

His performances made that Chilean powerhouse Colo-Colo noticed him, so that he joined Estadio Monumental–based side in July 2007.[1] He was a regular player into Claudio Borghi scheme, being an occasional player in the starting lineup for league and international games. However, the 2008 season wasn't successful for Cabión, due to he was relegated to the reserves and was marked by a fight with Rodolfo Moya during a training,[2] that triggered in his loan to Everton de Viña del Mar, freshly Chilean champion in the age.

After an inconspicuous spell at Everton, he was released from the team in December 2008[3] and then joined Santiago Morning (on loan too) to face the 2009 season. Then he played the entire 2010 for Cobresal on loan.

In 2011, he returned Colo-Colo first-team and was a regular starter with coach Américo Gallego at Copa Libertadores and league games. Nevertheless, on mid-year he left the club and again joined Cobresal.

In 2013, Cabión moved Azerbaijan's Neftchi Baku after a successful trial,[4] agreeing a 6-month contract.[5] There he helped Neftchi to win the Azerbaijan Cup.[6]

In July 2013, he returned to Chile and joined Rangers, being loaned to Santiago Morning in 2014.

In 2015, he returned to Cobresal, to face the local tournament and the Copa Libertadores.

International career[edit]

He made his first international cap in a 3–0 win over Cuba at Rubén Marcos Peralta Stadium as a 79th-minute substitution for Boris Rieloff. After participating of regularly way in Chile's 2007 Copa América preparatory friendlies around Caribbean, national team's coach Nelson Acosta included Cabión in Chile's definitive 23-man squad to face the contest.[7] During all games of Chile in the cup, he was on the bench, debuting as a 57th-minute substitution for centre-back Gonzalo Jara in a 6–1 thrash with Brazil at Puerto La Cruz.


As of March 1st, 2016[8]

Chile national team
Year Apps Goals
2007 6 0
Total 6 0


Neftchi Baku


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