Luis Ernesto Michel
Michel playing with Guadalajara in 2011
Personal information
Full name Luis Ernesto Michel Vergara[1]
Date of birth (1979-07-21) July 21, 1979 (age 42)[2][3]
Place of birth El Grullo, Jalisco, Mexico
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)[4]
Position(s) Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Tijuana U-16 (Manager)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2015 Guadalajara 252 (0)
2004–2005Santos Laguna (loan) 2 (0)
2014Saprissa (loan) 18 (0)
2015–2016Sinaloa (loan) 33 (0)
2016BUAP (loan) 4 (0)
2017–2020 Tijuana 0 (0)
2017Sinaloa (loan) 13 (0)
Total 322 (0)
National team
2010–2011 Mexico 7 (0)
Teams managed
2021– Tijuana Reserves and Academy
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Luis Ernesto Michel Vergara (born 21 July 1979) is a Mexican former professional footballer who last played as a goalkeeper for Liga MX club Tijuana. Michel has captained both Guadalajara and the Mexico national team in official matches, captaining the latter in the 2011 Copa América.

Club career

On January 6, 2014, Guadalajara loaned Michel to Costa Rican club Deportivo Saprissa for six months, with Saprissa having the option of extending the deal for an extra six months.[5]

International career

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  1. ^ "None". Archived from the original on 2015-09-23. Retrieved 2011-05-20.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-10-17. Retrieved 2012-04-21.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ "Mexico - L. Michel - Profile with news, career statistics and history - Soccerway".
  4. ^ "Luis Ernesto Michel". espnfc. Retrieved 18 November 2014.
  5. ^ "¡Al Saprissa!" (in Spanish). El Sol de Mexico. 6 January 2014.
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Preceded byRamon Morales C.D. Guadalajara Captain2009–2010 Succeeded byHector Reynoso