Jonatan Maidana

Jonatan Ramón Maidana (born 29 July 1985) is an Argentine professional football who last played as a centre back for Liga MX club Toluca.

Jonatan Maidana
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Personal information
Full name Jonatan Ramón Maidana
Date of birth (1985-07-29) 29 July 1985 (age 35)
Place of birth Adrogué, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Position(s) Centre back
Youth career
Los Andes
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2005 Los Andes 37 (3)
2005–2008 Boca Juniors 66 (1)
2008–2010 Metalist Kharkiv 49 (0)
2010Banfield (loan) 13 (0)
2010–2019 River Plate 196 (4)
2019–2020 Toluca 43 (3)
National team
2005 Argentina U20 1 (1)
2011– Argentina 5 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23 November 2020
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 13 June 2018

Club careerEdit

After an initial period in Los Andes, Maidana transferred to Boca Juniors and made his debut with a 9-minute substitute appearance in a 2–2 draw with São Paulo F.C. in the 2006 Recopa Sudamericana. On 31 August 2008, Metalist Kharkiv secured Maidana's transfer. Two years later, in January 2010, he was loaned to reigning Argentine champions Banfield.[1]

After six months in Banfield, Maidana joined River Plate, rivals of his former team Boca Juniors. The defender scored River's winning goal in the 1–0 victory over Boca for the 2010 Apertura's Superclásico.[2]

In January 2019, Maidana was signed to Mexican side Toluca.[3] On 18 December 2020, Maidana left Toluca.[4]

International careerEdit

Maidana represented the Argentina national under-20 football team. In 2008, he made his debut for the U-23 team in an unofficial friendly against Guatemala, scoring in the 5–0 victory.



Boca Juniors
River Plate




  1. ^ El Gallego Maidana at Olé (in Spanish)
  2. ^ Claudio Mauri (2010-11-16). "River tuvo la fuerza que le faltó a Boca para levantarse". Cancha Llena (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 2010-11-18. Retrieved 2010-11-17.
  3. ^ "El Toluca hace oficial la salida de Jonatan Maidana". Marca (in Spanish). 18 December 2020. Retrieved 19 December 2020.
  4. ^ "Maidana llega a Toluca". TUDN (in Spanish). 20 January 2019. Retrieved 19 December 2020.

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