Luis Ángel Landín

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Luis Ángel Landín
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Personal information
Full name Luis Ángel Landín Cortés
Date of birth (1985-07-23) 23 July 1985 (age 31)
Place of birth Zamora, Mexico
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Municipal Pérez Zeledón
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2007 Pachuca 81 (20)
2007–2015 Morelia 48 (7)
2009 Cruz Azul (loan) 16 (7)
2009–2010 Houston Dynamo (loan) 16 (2)
2010–2011 Atlante (loan) 7 (0)
2012 Puebla (loan) 17 (2)
2012–2013 Queretaro (loan) 28 (5)
2013 Estudiantes Tecos (loan) 12 (3)
2014 Ballenas Galeana (loan) 13 (4)
2015 Zacatepec 10 (1)
National team
2008 Mexico U23 2 (2)
2006–2007 Mexico 5 (0)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 6 July 2015.
† Appearances (goals)

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 12 September 2007

Luis Ángel Landín Cortés (born 23 July 1985 in Zamora) is a Mexican footballer, who plays for Municipal Pérez Zeledón in the Costa Rican 1ST Division.



Landín began his career in the youth development system of the Pachuca football club. Landín made Primera División de México (Mexico First Division) debut in 2004 with the Pachuca senior team and played with the club until 2007. For the Apertura 2007, Landín was sold to Monarcas Morelia where he served as a striker. For the Clausura 2009, he was loaned to Cruz Azul.

Landín signed with Major League Soccer side Houston Dynamo on 20 August 2009, as the club's firstDesignated Player.[citation needed] Landin was released by the Houston Dynamo on 14 July 2010 after less than one season with the team.[1] Landín signed with Atlante on 14 July 2010 and was on loan two days later.[2]


Landín made his Mexico national team debut on 1 March 2006, in a friendly against Ghana in Frisco, Texas. Landín was called in to replace the injured Jared Borgetti in the 2007 Copa América, where he made two appearances. He also played for Mexico U-23 in the 2008 CONCACAF Men's Pre-Olympic Tournament as Mexico failed to qualify for Olympic medal competition.


In 2009, Landín married his girlfriend Viridiana Fernández.[3] The couple had their first child during his stint at Houston.




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