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Juan Manuel Rosado Mojarro (born 24 April 1974), commonly known as Iván Rosado, is a Spanish retired footballer who played as a striker.

Iván Rosado
Personal information
Full name Juan Manuel Rosado Mojarro
Date of birth (1974-04-24) 24 April 1974 (age 45)
Place of birth Huelva, Spain
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 8 12 in)
Playing position Striker
Youth career
1990–1991 San Juan
1991–1992 Ayamonte
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1992–1997 Recreativo 129 (69)
1997–1999 Rayo Vallecano 51 (11)
1999–2006 Osasuna 143 (37)
2005–2006Xerez (loan) 20 (2)
2007–2008 Málaga 25 (4)
2008 Melilla 0 (0)
Total 368 (123)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Over five seasons, he amassed La Liga totals of 122 matches and 26 goals with Osasuna (six years in total).[1] He represented four other teams during his 16-year professional career, starting in 1992 with Recreativo.

Football careerEdit

Rosado was born in Huelva, Andalusia. After starting playing for local Recreativo de Huelva in the third division he signed with Rayo Vallecano for two seasons in the second level, promoting in his first year but scoring only twice in 20 league games in the process.

Rosado's most steady and fruitful period came with Pamplona's CA Osasuna: after being the team's top scorer in his first season with 11 goals, as they returned to La Liga after six years[2][3]– whilst Recreativo was relegated – he repeated the feat the following campaign (at 14),[4] helping the Navarrese barely avoid relegation and taking his tally in his first three top flight seasons to 25 goals, in 100 appearances.

After an uneventful loan at Xerez CD, Rosado was released by Osasuna in September 2006.[4] After nearly one year out of football, he moved to Málaga CF; he featured scarcely during his one-and-a-half season spell, as the club returned to the top level in 2008.[5]

Rosado joined UD Melilla in August 2008, but terminated his contract only a few months after, and retired from the game aged 34. In 11 years in the two major levels, he amassed totals of 239 matches and 54 goals.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Valenciano Andía, José Carlos (4 July 2013). "Sola entre los quince máximos goleadores" [Sola amongst fifteen top scorers] (in Spanish). El Sadar. Retrieved 13 October 2018.
  2. ^ Monreal, Félix (8 May 2000). "Osasuna se coloca en zona de ascenso" [Osasuna reach promotion zone]. Mundo Deportivo (in Spanish). Retrieved 13 October 2018.
  3. ^ "Iván Rosado: "Osasuna tiene un valor que no tiene casi nadie: la afición"" [Iván Rosado: “Osasuna have a plus that almost no one has: the fans”] (in Spanish). Osasuna 1920. 7 December 2016. Retrieved 13 October 2018.
  4. ^ a b "Iván Rosado rescinde su contrato con Osasuna" [Iván Rosado terminates his contract with Osasuna]. Marca (in Spanish). 7 September 2006. Retrieved 13 October 2018.
  5. ^ "El Málaga ha acudido cinco veces en 12 años al mercado de jugadores en paro" [Málaga went to market of unemployed players five times in 12 years] (in Spanish). El Desmarque. 17 September 2018. Retrieved 13 October 2018.

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