Miguel Britos

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This name uses Spanish naming customs; the first or paternal family name is Britos and the second or maternal family name is Cabrera.
Miguel Britos
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Britos in 2011
Personal information
Full name Miguel Ángel Britos Cabrera
Date of birth (1985-07-17) 17 July 1985 (age 28)
Place of birth Maldonado, Uruguay
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current team
Napoli
Number 5
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2006 Fénix 12 (0)
2006–2007 Juventud 33 (3)
2007–2008 Montevideo Wanderers 26 (1)
2008–2011 Bologna 71 (4)
2011– Napoli 41 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 2 Dezember 2013.
† Appearances (Goals).

Miguel Ángel Britos Cabrera (born 17 July 1985) is a Uruguayan footballer who plays as a centre back for Napoli in the Serie A.

Club career[edit]

Fénix[edit]

Britos began his professional career playing with Fénix in 2005. After playing the 2005–06 Uruguayan Primera División season, his team was relegated to the Uruguayan Segunda División.

Juventud[edit]

On 1 January 2006, he was transferred to Juventud, club where he achieved the promotion to the 2007/08 Uruguayan Top Division season.

Wanderers[edit]

On 1 July 2007, he signed a new contract with Montevideo Wanderers.

Bologna[edit]

He then moved to Italy in mid-2008 where he played for Bologna in the Serie A.[1] He made his Serie A debut on 21 September 2008 against Fiorentina. On 21 February 2009, he scored his first goal in Europe against Inter.

Napoli[edit]

His talent did not go unnoticed and he was signed by Napoli on a 5-year contract.[2] He scored his first goal for Napoli in a 2–0 home win over Chievo on 13 February 2012.[3] Growing into an invaluable asset for Walter Mazzarri's side, Britos featured in the final of the Coppa Italia on 20 May 2012, as Napoli defeated Serie A champions Juventus 2–0.[4]

Statistics[edit]

As of 26 March 2014

Club Season League Domestic League Domestic Cups Continental Cups Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Fénix 2005–06 Primera División 12 0 - - - - 12 0
Juventud 2006–07 Uruguayan Segunda División 16 1 - - - - 16 1
Montevideo Wanderers 2007–08 Primera División 26 1 - - 2 0 28 1
Bologna 2008–09 Serie A 14 1 2 0 - 16 1
2009–10 Serie A 23 0 1 0 - 24 0
2010–11 Serie A 34 3 0 0 - 34 3
Napoli 2011–12 Serie A 11 1 2 0 0 0 13 1
2012–13 Serie A 22 0 1 0 3 0 27 0
2013–14 Serie A 12 1 1 0 5 0 18 1
Total Career 173 10 7 0 10 0 191 10

Honours[edit]

Juventud
Napoli

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Six million dollars" (in Spanish). Espectador.com. 12 July 2008. Retrieved 12 July 2008. 
  2. ^ "Official: Miguel Britos completes switch to Napoli". Goal.com. 12 July 2011. Retrieved 12 July 2011. 
  3. ^ "Napoli 2–0 Chievo: Britos and Cavani strike as Walter Mazzarri's side record first Serie A win in six matches". Goal.com. 13 February 2012. Retrieved 13 February 2012. 
  4. ^ "JUVENTUS – NAPOLI – 0 2". Serie A TIM. 20 May 2012. 

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