Manny Gómez

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Manny Gómez
Personal information
Full name Emmanuel Leonardo Gómez
Date of birth (1987-03-30) March 30, 1987 (age 30)
Place of birth Mendoza, Argentina
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Victoria highlanders fc=
Number 10
Youth career
1999–2004 Victoria Football Academy
2005–2007 River Plate
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007 CSD Tristán Suárez 27 (7)
2008–2010 Sportivo Barracas 50 (19)
2011 CD Binéfar
2012– [Victoria highlanders fc]]
National team
2003 Canada U15 23 (3)

Canada U20

Men's national team 2013
1 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Emmanuel Leonardo Gómez (born March 30, 1987) is a Canadian professional soccer player who currently plays for Club Atlético Jorge Griffa.[1]

Early life[edit]

Gómez was just two years old when he and his family moved to Victoria, British Columbia. Both of his parents were born in Mendoza, Argentina.


Gómez began his career in his hometown with the Victoria Football Academy and was 2005 scouted from Argentine top club Club Atlético River Plate. After three years with Club Atlético River Plate on their youth side, he signed his first professional contract with Club Social y Deportivo Tristán Suárez. Gómez played in his first professional season for CSD Tristán Suárez in the Argentine Primera B Metropolitana, playing twenty-seven games and scoring seven goals. In January 2008 he joined Sportivo Barracas in the Primera C Metropolitana league.[2] After two years with Sportivo Barracas,[3] joined 2011 to Spanish lower side CD Binéfar.[4] After one year in Spain returned to Argentine and signed for CA Griffa.[5]

International career[edit]

Gómez is former Canada men's national youth soccer teams player who played two games for the U-15 and one game for the U-20 of Canada.[6] On 18. January 2013 earned his first call-up for the Canadian national men's soccer team but failed to make an appearance.[7]


  1. ^ Canada MNT Names Young Squad for January Camp
  2. ^ Canucks Abroad @
  3. ^ The New Mother Of All Canadians Abroad
  4. ^ Binefar Futbol base-Ficha Partido - portada
  5. ^ TFC draft pick Bekker among youth-heavy Canada squad
  6. ^ Canada Soccer Profile
  7. ^ Canada MNT names young squad for January camp