Rafael Márquez

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Rafael Márquez
Rafael Márquez 2014.jpg
Márquez in 2014
Personal information
Full name Rafael Márquez Álvarez[1]
Date of birth (1979-02-13) 13 February 1979 (age 43)
Place of birth Zamora, Michoacán, Mexico
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)[1]
Position(s) Centre-back, defensive midfielder
Club information
Current team
Barcelona Atlètic (head coach)
Youth career
1992–1996 Atlas
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1996–1999 Atlas 77 (6)
1999–2003 Monaco 89 (5)
2003–2010 Barcelona 163 (9)
2010–2012 New York Red Bulls 44 (1)
2012–2014 León 50 (1)
2014–2015 Hellas Verona 35 (0)
2016–2018 Atlas 58 (1)
Total 516 (23)
National team
1999 Mexico U20 4 (2)
1997–2018 Mexico 147 (17)
Teams managed
2021 Alcalá (youth)
2022– Barcelona Atlètic
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Rafael Márquez Álvarez (Spanish: [rafaˈel ˈmaɾkes] (audio speaker iconlisten); born 13 February 1979) is a Mexican former professional footballer and current head coach of Spanish team Barcelona Atlètic.


Club career statistics[change | change source]

Club statistics League CupContinentalTotal
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals AppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
MexicoLeague Cup North AmericaTotal
1996/97 Atlas Primera División 24 2 - - 24 2
1997/98 20 1 - - 20 1
1998/99 33 3 - - 33 3
FranceLeague Coupe de France EuropeTotal
1999/00 Monaco Division 1 23 3 2 0 6 0 31 3
2000/01 15 1 0 0 4 0 22 0
2001/02 19 0 3 0 - 22 0
2002/03 Ligue 1 30 1 0 0 - 30 1
SpainLeague Copa del Rey EuropeTotal
2003/04 Barcelona La Liga 22 1 6 0 3 0 31 1
2004/05 34 3 1 0 6 0 41 3
2005/06 25 0 4 1 8 0 37 1
2006/07 21 1 7 0 7 0 35 1
2007/08 23 2 5 0 8 0 38 2
2008/09 23 1 4 1 9 1 36 3
2009/10
Country Mexico 77 6 - - 77 6
France 87 5 5 0 10 0 102 5
Spain 148 8 27 2 41 1 216 11
Total 312 19 32 2 51 1 395 22

International career statistics[change | change source]

[2] [3]

Mexico national team
YearAppsGoals
1997 1 0
1998 0 0
1999 12 1
2000 10 2
2001 12 0
2002 7 1
2003 4 1
2004 8 1
2005 9 1
2006 6 1
2007 9 1
2008 6 1
2009 2 0
2010
Total 86 10

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2009 presented by Toyota: List of Players" (PDF). FIFA. 9 December 2009. p. 5. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2 September 2012. Retrieved 29 March 2020.
  2. Strack-Zimmermann, Benjamin. "Rafael Márquez". www.national-football-teams.com.
  3. "Rafael Márquez - Century of International Appearances". www.rsssf.com.

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