Luis Marín Barahona

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Marín and the second or maternal family name is Barahona.
Luis Marín
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Marín with Universidad de Chile in 2013
Personal information
Full name Luis Antonio Marín Barahona
Date of birth (1983-05-18) May 18, 1983 (age 33)
Place of birth Valparaíso, Chile
Height 1.89 m (6 ft 2 12 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Deportes Temuco
Number --
Youth career
Santiago Wanderers
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2006 Audax Italiano 0 (0)
2007 Lota Schwager 28 (0)
2008–2010 Unión Española 51 (0)
2011–2013 O'Higgins 90 (0)
2013–2014 U. de Chile 14 (0)
2015 Sporting Kansas City 8 (0)
2015–2016 Palestino 32 (0)
2016– Deportes Temuco 5 (0)
National team
2010– Chile 8 (0)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of April 27, 2015.

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of May 13, 2010

Luis Marín Barahona (born May 18, 1983) is a Chilean football goalkeeper who plays for Chilean Primera División club Deportes Temuco.


Marin began his professional career playing for Audax Italiano from 2003 to 2006, and later in 2007 he joined Lota Schwager. In 2008, Marín was signed by Unión Española. His performances at Unión led to being selected for the Chile national football team to play in the 2010 FIFA World Cup.

In January 2011 he signed for O'Higgins and was captain of the team, reaching the 2012 Torneo Apertura final lost with Universidad de Chile on the penalty shoot-out, club which Marín signed a two-year loan in 2013.[1]

On 18 December 2014, after he finished contract with Universidad de Chile, Marin signed for Sporting Kansas City of Major League Soccer. After playing Sporting KC’s first eight matches (2–2–4) of 2015 with 19 saves, three shutouts and a 1.50 goals against average, Marin agreed to terminate his contract on 27 May.[2]

On 3 June 2015, he returned his country for join Palestino.[3]

International career[edit]

He receive his first call up to play for Chile in May 2010 against Trinidad and Tobago, performing well in a 2–0 win at Iquique. After appearing in a 0–0 draw with Venezuela at Temuco and once in the 2010 FIFA World Cup provisional list, against Mexico, he finally was included in the 23-man list by Marcelo Bielsa to represents Chile at South Africa.[4]



Universidad de Chile


  • Medalla Bicentenario: 2010


  1. ^ "Luis Marín prolongó por una temporada su vínculo con Universidad de Chile". Emol. 3 June 2015. Retrieved 27 November 2015. 
  2. ^ Austin, Kurt. "Sporting KC and goalkeeper Luis Marin mutually agree to terminate contract". Sporting Kansas City. Retrieved 27 May 2015. 
  3. ^ "Tras un corto paso por el fútbol estadounidense Luis Marín vuelve a Chile y firma por Palestino". Emol. 3 June 2015. Retrieved 27 November 2015. 
  4. ^ "World Cup 2010: Jaime Valdes set for first Chile appearance under Marcelo Bielsa". The Telegraph. May 12, 2010. Retrieved May 13, 2010. 

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