|Full name||Miguel Ángel Ferrer Martínez|
|Date of birth||12 November 1978|
|Place of birth||Caravaca de la Cruz, Spain|
|Height||1.84 m (6 ft 1⁄2 in)|
|1990–1994||Peña Madridista Caravaca Cruz|
|1996–1997||Real Madrid C||29||(9)|
|1997–1998||Real Madrid B||43||(23)|
|2008–2010||Deportivo La Coruña||26||(2)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
An unsuccessful Real Madrid youth graduate, he would make a name for himself with Valencia, helping the club win a total of four major titles during a five-year spell and scoring a total of 48 goals in 218 La Liga games in ten seasons, in representation of four teams.
Born in Caravaca de la Cruz, Region of Murcia, Mista was a protégé of Rafael Benítez, who first coached him at Real Madrid Castilla. He also worked with the player at CD Tenerife, and then Valencia CF.
At Tenerife, Mista – along with Curro Torres and Luis García – was a key member of the team that won promotion to La Liga in 2001. He subsequently signed for Valencia, and was a prominent member of the successful sides that won two league titles and the 2004 UEFA Cup, where he scored the second goal in the 2–0 win against Olympique de Marseille. On 21 March 2004 he netted a hat-trick for the eventual champions in a 5–1 home win over RCD Mallorca, but his goal rate decreased drastically after the 2004–05 campaign.
In July 2006, Mista joined Atlético Madrid, playing 29 games in his first season but almost absolutely no part in the following. In July 2008, the free agent moved to fellow league club Deportivo de La Coruña on a three-year contract, scoring in his competitive debut by netting the first in a 2–1 triumph against Real Madrid on 31 August; constantly troubled by injuries and a loss of form, his second league goal came more than a year later (7 November 2009) in a 2–0 win at Getafe CF.
After only two official goals for Depor in two seasons, Mista signed with Toronto FC of Major League Soccer on 6 July 2010, in a deal running until the end of the campaign. He made his unofficial debut for the team in a friendly against Bolton Wanderers at BMO Field on the 21st, and first appeared in the league in a home match against FC Dallas on 24 July; his first and only goal came on 17 August, in a 2–1 home success over Cruz Azul in the CONCACAF Champions League.
Mista made his debut with Spain on 26 March 2005, in a 3–0 friendly win against China in Salamanca. He added another cap seven months later, in a 6–0 away thrashing of San Marino for the 2006 FIFA World Cup qualifiers.
- Atlético Madrid
- Sirera, Christian (8 July 2010). "Law of one Spaniard in MLS at a time: Miguel Angel Mista to Toronto FC". Bleacher Report. Retrieved 24 March 2013.
- "La ambición de Benítez tuvo justa recompensa" [Benítez's ambition had its just reward]. Marca (in Spanish). 28 October 2000. Retrieved 12 September 2017.
- Valencia reclaim pole position; UEFA.com, 19 April 2004
- Valencia 2–0 Marseille; BBC Sport, 19 May 2004
- Mista magic dazzles Mallorca; UEFA.com, 21 March 2004
- Mista to start again at Atlético; UEFA.com, 27 July 2006
- "El Deportivo de La Coruña ficha al atlético Mista" [Deportivo de La Coruña sign Atlético's Mista]. El País (in Spanish). 28 June 2008. Retrieved 23 March 2017.
- Deportivo La Coruña 2–1 Real Madrid; ESPN Soccernet, 31 August 2008
- Depor ease past Getafe; ESPN Soccernet, 7 November 2009
- "Mista vuelve a gritar gol" [Mista cries goal again]. El País (in Spanish). 21 November 2009. Retrieved 23 March 2017.
- Toronto FC signs Spanish forward Mista; Toronto FC, 6 July 2010
- Mista's first goal in Champions League; Toronto FC, 18 August 2010
- Toronto waives five players; Toronto FC, 24 November 2010
- "Aperitivo oriental" [Oriental hors d'oeuvre]. Mundo Deportivo (in Spanish). 27 March 2005. Retrieved 17 May 2013.
- "Se consuma el fracaso: a la repesca" [Failure confirmed: to the play-offs]. Diario AS (in Spanish). 12 October 2005. Retrieved 26 June 2016.