Miguel Montaño

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Miguel Montaño
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Montaño playing for the Seattle Sounders in 2010.
Personal information
Full name Miguel Eduardo Montaño Bejarano
Date of birth (1991-06-25) 25 June 1991 (age 25)
Place of birth Palmira, Colombia
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
2006 Deportivo Pereira
2007 Selección Palmira
2008 Envigado
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2010 Quilmes 19 (13)
2010 Seattle Sounders FC (loan) 6 (0)
2011 Seattle Sounders FC 2 (0)
2011 Montreal Impact (loan) 6 (1)
2012 Montreal Impact 3 (0)
2012 Deportivo Cali (loan) 1 (0)
2013 Cúcuta Deportivo 2 (0)
2013–2014 Uniautónoma 11 (1)
2014 Quilmes 4 (0)
2015–2016 Birkirkara
2015 Victoria Hotspurs (loan)
2016– Victoria Hotspurs
National team
2010 Colombia U20 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of July 1, 2015.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of May 22, 2011

Miguel Montaño (born June 25, 1991 in Palmira) is a Colombian footballer.

Club career[edit]

Montaño began his career in the youth ranks of Deportivo Pereira in 2006 before moving to Selección Palmira the following season. In 2008, he joined Envigado and was a top prospect for the club scoring 18 goals in 24 matches with the reserve team. His play while on the books of the Envigado reserve team helped him draw interest from Argentina's Quilmes. He joined Quilmes in 2009 and scored 13 goals in 19 appearances for the club.

On March 17, 2010, Montaño joined Seattle Sounders FC on loan from Quilmes.[1][2][3] He made his debut for the club in a 4-0 loss at home to the Los Angeles Galaxy.[4] On March 14, 2011, Seattle announced that they had re-signed Montaño.[5]

He was sent on loan to NASL club Montreal Impact on August 15, 2011.[6] While on loan with Montreal he appeared in six league matches scoring one goal. Montaño impressed the club and on December 7, 2011 it was announced that he would be joining the club permanently during their inaugural season in Major League Soccer.[7]

Montreal announced in December 2012 that Montaño would not return for the 2013 season.[8]

In July 2014, Montaño rejoined his first professional club Quilmes in Argentine Primera División.[9]

In July 2015 Miguel joined Birkirkara FC in Malta but subsequently was loaned out to Victoria Hotspurs. He started his season at Victoria with a great impact scoring 5 goals in his debut against St. Laurence Spurs. He has no scored 14 goals in 9 games.

International career[edit]

Montaño made his debut for the Colombia Under-20 national team in 2010.

Career statistics[edit]

Club performance League Cup Continental Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Argentina League Cup South America Total
2009–2010 Quilmes Primera B Nacional 19 13 0 0 0 0 19 13
USA League Open Cup North America Total
2010 Seattle Sounders Major League Soccer 6 0 2 0 4 0 12 0
2011 2 0 1 0 0 0 3 0
Canada League Voyageurs Cup North America Total
2011 Montreal Impact (loan) North American Soccer League 6 1 0 0 0 0 6 1
2012 Montreal Impact Major League Soccer 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
Colombia League Cup South America Total
2012 Deportivo Cali (loan) Categoría Primera A 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2013 Cúcuta Deportivo Categoría Primera A 2 0 6 0 0 0 8 0
2013 Uniautónoma Categoría Primera B 11 1 0 0 0 0 11 1
Total Argentina 19 13 0 0 0 0 19 13
USA 8 0 3 0 4 0 15 0
Canada 9 1 0 0 0 0 9 1
Colombia 14 1 6 0 0 0 20 1
Career total 50 15 9 0 4 0 63 15

Honors[edit]

Seattle Sounders[edit]

Uniautónoma[edit]

References[edit]

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