Juan Cominges

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Juan Cominges
Personal information
Full name Juan Elías Cominges Mayorga
Date of birth (1983-10-01) 1 October 1983 (age 33)
Place of birth Callao, Peru
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 1 12 in)
Playing position Attacking midfielder
Club information
Current team
Sport Boys
Number 14
Youth career
Universitario
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000–2001 Virgen de Chapi 48 (6)
2002 Coronel Bolognesi 31 (1)
2003 Universitario 33 (3)
2004 Sporting Cristal 35 (6)
2005 Colón de Santa Fe 27 (3)
2006 Estudiantes 22 (2)
2007 Sporting Cristal 21 (0)
2008 Caracas 6 (0)
2008 Atlético Huila 9 (2)
2009 José Gálvez 12 (1)
2009 Al-Qadisiya 17 (8)
2010 José Gálvez 14 (2)
2011 Al-Qadisiya 10 (1)
2011 Cobresol 8 (0)
2012 Cienciano 35 (3)
2013 Guarani 0 (0)
2013 Unión Comercio 17 (1)
2014– Sport Boys 38 (19)
National team
2003–2012 Peru 15 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16 March 2012.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of December 10, 2006

Juan Elías Cominges Mayorga (born 1 October 1983) is a Peruvian footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder. He currently plays for Unión Comercio in the Torneo Descentralizado.[1] Cominges has risen to fame in the South American scene over the recent years. This right-footed midfielder first attracted attention due to being the younger brother of forward Paul Cominges,[2] who had been an effective striker in the major clubs in Peru and at a few clubs overseas.

Club career[edit]

He got his chance in the youth divisions of popular club Universitario de Deportes and slowly earned a spot in the main team as well as in the national youth teams of Peru. To give him a chance to play more games he was loaned to the club Coronel Bolognesi of Tacna in 2002, where he performed well. He then returned to the 'U' in 2003, where he had another good year. Due to money arguments the next year he moved to rival team Sporting Cristal, where he performed so well, scoring several goals and leading the team to a national championship, that he was named the Peruvian player of the year by the media outlets.

In 2005 former 'U' star José "Chemo" del Solar, on his first outing as a coach, took Juan to Argentine club Colón de Santa Fe. Juan had several ups and downs in his performance, but secured a starting place as the new '10' of the Peruvian national team. The next year he migrated to Estudiantes de La Plata. He played a few games of the Copa Libertadores before developing a back injury, which kept him off the fields until July 2006. From there on he played irregularly, but he remained part of the championship-winning team. He has recently moved back to Sporting Cristal, where he played in the 2007 Torneo Descentralizado season.

On January 2008 he was signed by Venezuelan club Caracas FC, making his debut against Union Lara.

International career[edit]

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Estudiantes de La Plata

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Player - Juan Elías Cominges". footballdatabase.eu. Retrieved 25 September 2012. 
  2. ^ "Juan Cominges - Historia" (in Spanish). delgol.com. Retrieved 25 September 2012. 

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