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Oribe Peralta
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Peralta playing for Santos Laguna in 2012
Personal information
Full name Oribe Peralta Morones
Date of birth 12 January 1984 (1984-01-12) (age 36)
Place of birth Torreón, Mexico
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10+12 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current club América
Number 24
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003 Morelia 2 (0)
2003–2004 León 33 (10)
2004–2006 Monterrey 64 (11)
2006–2014 Santos Laguna 225 (82)
2008–2009 Chiapas (loan) 35 (12)
2014– América 153 (55)
National team
2011–2016 Mexico Olympic 16 (11)
2005– Mexico 64 (26)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 13 May 2018.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 13 May 2018

Oribe Peralta Morones (born 12 January 1984) is a Mexican footballer. He currently plays as a striker for América of the Liga MX and the Mexico national team.

Career

Peralta started his career with Monarcas Morelia in 2003. He then made moves to León and Monterrey in 2004 and 2006. Peralta was then sold to Santos Laguna, then loaned out to Chiapas in 2008. After his return from loan, Peralta was a mainstay with Santos Laguna for the next five years. There, he played in over 200 matches and scored over 70 goals. In May 2014 Peralta made a high profile move to Club América.

Peralta has also been a Mexico international. He scored two goals in the gold medal match at the 2012 Olympic football tournament against Brazil. It was the first Olympic gold medal for Mexico in football.

Career statistics

Club

As of 30 June 2014.

Club Season League Cup Continental Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Morelia 2002–03 Liga MX 2 0 2 0
Total 2 0 2 0
León 2003–04 Primera División A 33 10 33 10
Total 33 10 33 10
Monterrey 2004–05 Liga MX 40 9 40 9
2005–06 24 2 24 2
Total 64 11 64 11
Guadalajara 2004–05 Liga MX 0 0 4 0 4 0
Total 0 0 4 0 4 0
Santos Laguna 2006–07 Liga MX 35 4 35 4
2007–08 29 4 29 4
2008–09 10 0 4 2 2 0 16 2
2009–10 22 9 1 0 23 9
2010–11 31 5 9 3 40 8
2011–12 40 28 8 7 48 35
2012–13 23 13 8 0 31 13
2013–14 35 19 2 0 5 3 42 22
Total 225 82 2 0 34 15 3 0 264 97
Chiapas (loan) 2008–09 Liga MX 19 6 19 6
2009–10 16 6 16 6
Total 35 12 35 12
América 2014–15 Liga MX 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career Total 359 115 2 0 38 15 3 0 402 130

Personal life

He is married to Mónica Quintana. They have two children, Romina and Diego.

Honours

Club

León
Santos Laguna

International

Mexico U23

Individual

  • Top Scorer at the 2011 Pan American Games
  • Best Striker of the Tournament (2): Apertura 2011, Clausura 2012
  • Player of the Tournament (1): Clausura 2012
  • CONCACAF Champions League Player of the Tournament (1): 2012
  • CONCACAF Champions League Top Scorer (1): 2012
  • CONCACAF Best Player (1): 2013


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