Leonel Miranda

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Leonel Miranda
Personal information
Full name Leonel Ariel Miranda
Date of birth (1994-01-07) 7 January 1994 (age 24)
Place of birth Avellaneda, Argentina
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Winger
Club information
Current team
Defensa y Justicia
Number -
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012–2016 Independiente 34 (2)
2015–2016Houston Dynamo (loan) 32 (3)
2016– Defensa y Justicia 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 25 July 2016 (UTC)

Leonel Ariel Miranda (born 7 January 1994 in Avellaneda, Argentina) is an Argentine footballer who currently plays as an attacking midfielder for Defensa y Justicia.



Miranda signed with top Argentine club Independiente in October 2012.[1] He made his debut with the seven-time Copa Libertadores champions in March 2013 and made 34 appearances for the club scoring 2 goals.

On 8 January 2015 it was announced that Miranda would join Major League Soccer club Houston Dynamo on loan through to the end of the 2015 MLS season.[2] The loan was extended for the 2016 MLS season on 30 January 2016.[3]

Defensa y Justicia[edit]

Defensa y Justicia revealed the signing of Leonel Miranda through its social media accounts on Monday, July 25, 2016, publishing a photo of Miranda putting pen to paper.[4]


  1. ^ Perfil Leonel Mirando Archived 2014-12-10 at the Wayback Machine. - clubaindependiente.com (in Spanish)
  2. ^ Mirando joins Houston on loan - mlssoccer.com
  3. ^ "Argentine midfielder Leonel Miranda returns to Houston Dynamo on loan from C.A. Independiente". Houston Dynamo. 
  4. ^ "Leonel Miranda llega libre de Independiente", Defensa y Justicia on Twitter (in Spanish), retrieved July 25, 2016 

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