Siddhesh Joshi (Editor)

Miguel Mercado

Updated on
Share on FacebookTweet on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on Reddit
Height  1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
1989-1994  Tahuichi Academy
Name  Miguel Mercado

Miguel Mercado ArtStation Miguel Mercado

Full name  Miguel Angel Mercado Melgar
Date of birth  (1975-08-30) August 30, 1975 (age 40)
Place of birth  Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia
Playing position  Striker, Right Midfielder

Miguel Ángel Mercado Melgar (born August 30, 1975 in Santa Cruz de la Sierra), is a Bolivian retired football striker who spent most of his career playing for Bolívar.


Club career

Mercado emerged from the respected youth football academy Tahuichi. His first club at professional level was Bolívar, team for which he played for nearly twelve seasons with over 300 appearances. He also had short stints with San José, Wilstermann and the last club prior to his retirement, The Strongest.

Among his achievements, he was named the league topscorer in the 2003 Clausura tournament with 18 goals.

International career

Between 1995 and 2004, Mercado earned a total of 12 caps with the national team and scored his only goal against Chile during Copa America 1995. He had also participated Copa America 2004, as starting right midfielder and represented his country in 2 FIFA World Cup qualification matches.


  • Bolívar
  • Liga de Fútbol Profesional Boliviano: 2003 (C) topscorer (18 goals)
  • Club

  • Bolívar
  • Liga de Fútbol Profesional Boliviano: 1996, 1997, 2002, 2004 (A), 2005 (AD)
  • References

    Miguel Mercado Wikipedia