José Méndez (footballer)

José Alejandro Méndez (born 28 March 1993) is an Argentine professional footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder for Atenas de San Carlos.[1]

José Méndez
José Alejandro Méndez.jpg
Personal information
Full name José Alejandro Méndez
Date of birth (1993-03-28) 28 March 1993 (age 28)
Place of birth Mendoza, Argentina
Height 1.71 m (5 ft 7+12 in)[1]
Position(s) Attacking midfielder[2]
Club information
Current team
Atenas
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2014 Jorge Newbery 17 (4)
2015–2018 Independiente Rivadavia 57 (7)
2016–2017Atlético Tucumán (loan) 17 (1)
2018–2019 Tampico Madero 23 (2)
2019–2020 Almagro 17 (1)
2020– Atenas 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 17:56, 19 October 2020 (UTC)

CareerEdit

Méndez began his career in 2014 with Jorge Newbery, he participated in seventeen matches and scored four times before making the move to join Primera B Nacional team Independiente Rivadavia a year later.[3] He managed three goals in thirty-six matches for Independiente.[1] In 2016, Méndez joined Primera División side Atlético Tucumán on loan.[4] His debut came in an 8 February win against Racing Club at the Estadio Monumental José Fierro.[1] He returned to Independiente in July 2017 after Tucumán chose not to sign him permanently.[5] Méndez left for Mexico in June 2018 by signing for Ascenso MX's Tampico Madero.[1]

After scoring goals against Leones Negros and Zacatepec across twenty-three appearances, as they suffered relegation, Méndez agreed his departure from Tampico Madero on 29 June 2019 to Primera B Nacional's Almagro.[6]

Career statisticsEdit

As of 30 June 2019.[1]
Club statistics
Club Season League Cup League Cup Continental Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Jorge Newbery 2014 Torneo Federal B 17 4 0 0 0 0 17 4
Independiente Rivadavia 2015 Primera B Nacional 36 3 2 0 0 0 38 3
2016 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016–17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017–18 21 4 0 0 0 0 21 4
Total 57 7 2 0 0 0 59 7
Atlético Tucumán (loan) 2016 Primera División 9 0 0 0 0 0 9 0
2016–17 8 1 1 0 3[a] 0 0 0 12 1
Total 17 1 1 0 3 0 0 0 21 1
Tampico Madero 2018–19 Ascenso MX 23 2 4 0 0 0 27 2
Career total 114 14 7 0 3 0 0 0 124 14
  1. ^ Appearance(s) in the Copa Libertadores

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f "José Méndez profile". Soccerway. 11 March 2017. Retrieved 11 March 2017.
  2. ^ José Méndez at WorldFootball.net
  3. ^ "José Méndez profile". BDFA. 11 March 2017. Retrieved 11 March 2017.
  4. ^ "José Méndez, el último refuerzo de Atlético". La Gaceta. 2 February 2016. Retrieved 11 March 2017.
  5. ^ "Esos locos bajitos leprosos". Los Andes. 27 July 2017. Retrieved 27 July 2017.
  6. ^ "Un delantero para el Tricolor". Mundo Ascenso. 29 June 2019. Retrieved 30 June 2019.

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