Júnior Morales

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Júnior Morales
Personal information
Full name Júnior Exequiel Morales Maradiaga
Date of birth (1978-03-23) March 23, 1978 (age 37)
Place of birth San Pedro Sula, Honduras
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Atlético Choloma
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1999–2001 Real España 31 (0)
2002 Platense
2003–2005 Real España
2006 Broncos UNAH
2006 Atlético Olanchano
2007 Hispano
2007 Deportes Savio 14 (0)
2008 Platense 25 (0)
2009 Vida 15 (0)
2009–2010 Deportes Savio 16 (0)
2010–2011 Victoria (0)
2011–2012 Deportes Savio 3 (0)
2012–2014 Atlético Choloma
2014- KRC Genk
National team
2001–2005 Honduras 8 (0)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 22 August 2011.
† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 20 August 2011
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Morales and the second or maternal family name is Maradiaga.

Júnior Exequiel Morales Maradiaga (born 23 March 1978 in San Pedro Sula, Honduras) is a Honduran footballer who currently plays as goalkeeper for Liga Nacional de Honduras club Atlético Choloma.

Club career[edit]

A much-travelled goalkeeper, Morales played for several clubs before joining Platense for the 2008 Clausura championship. In October 2008, Morales was dismissed by Platense during the 2008 Apertura season.[1] At the end of 2008 he joined Vida[2] but in May 2009, the club announced Morales would leave the club.[3]


On 1 July 2010, Júnior Morales moved to Victoria replacing John Bodden, who moved to Necaxa, signing a one-year contract.[4]

On 21 August 2010, Morales made his domestic league debut with Victoria in a 1-1 in the Clásico Ceibeño against Vida.[5]

International career[edit]

Morales made his debut for Honduras in a March 2001 friendly match against Peru and has earned a total of 8 caps, scoring no goals. He has represented his country at the 2001 UNCAF Nations Cup,[6] as well as at the 2005 CONCACAF Gold Cup.[7]

His final international was a September 2005 friendly match against Japan.

Personal life[edit]

Morales is married to Katherine and the couple have two children, Pedro and Katherine.[8]


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