Michael Antonio Arroyo Mina (Spanish pronunciation: [mitʃaˈel aˈroyo]; born 23 April 1987) is an Ecuadorian footballer, and performs as an attacking midfielder.
Michael Arroyo began his profession within the youth ranks of Emelec. He was seen as a really gifted participant for his age, and performed 73 occasions for Emelec. Nevertheless, in September 2007, he examined optimistic for marijuana shortly after a league match with Deportivo Cuenca, and was banned for 2 years from soccer.
He moved to the nation’s capital in January 2009 to play for Deportivo Quito. He made his debut three months later in a sport towards Liga de Portoviejo, scoring a brace in a 2–0 house win. Arroyo scored his subsequent aim with Deportivo on 20 Might in a 2–0 house win over Deportivo Cuenca. Subsequent he scored towards Manta. His fourth aim of the season got here towards Tecnico Universitario. Every week later he scored in a 2–0 away win towards Olmedo. On 26 July, Arroyo scored the profitable aim towards his outdated membership, Emelec. He scored towards Macara on 18 October, in a 1–0 win. He gained the 2009 Ecuadorian Serie A league towards Deportivo Cuenca in a 3–2 comeback, scoring two objectives, one which was the profitable aim on the 87th minute, thus profitable his first profession title. Arroyo scored 10 objectives in 17 league video games performed.
Arroyo started his 2010 season in a 1–1 away draw towards Emelec. He scored his first aim on 28 March in a 1–1 away win towards Universidad Catolica. On 5 April, he scored his second, in a 2–0 house win over Macara. His third aim got here towards Olmedo, in a 2–0 away win on 17 April. On 25 Might, Michael scored his fourth and closing aim of the season with Deportivo Quito, profitable 2–1 away towards Macara. After spectacular shows within the Serie A, he signed for San Luis in Mexico.
On 28 Might, Arroyo was transferred to San Luis of the Primera División de México after impressing them along with his skill on the ball and highly effective long-shot objectives. His debut got here on 24 July, in a 1–1 draw towards Monterrey. He scored objectives towards Tecos UAG, Querétaro, Necaxa, and Toluca within the Apertura event. Within the subsequent season he would go on to attain objectives towards Guadalajara, Monarcas Morelia, Atlas and Pachuca. In his Copa Libertadores participation with the Mexican membership in 2011, he scored two objectives towards a Peruvian membership, the primary one a volley aim from 25 yards; he additionally assisted the primary aim in a 3–1 house victory for San Luis.
On 30 November 2011, Arroyo was transferred to Atlante. He scored a free-kick aim towards his outdated membership San Luis, which he selected to not rejoice. He additionally scored three extra objectives that season towards Guadalajara, UAG and Jaguares de Chiapas. His final sport with Atlante was a 0–3 loss towards Monterrey. In the summertime of 2012, he was loaned out to Barcelona SC in Ecuador, although he had performed for metropolis rivals Emelec for a few years.
Barcelona SC (mortgage)
His debut got here in a 2–1 win over his youth profession membership, Emelec, profitable Ecuador’s Clasico. Arroyo’s first aim for Barcelona got here on 19 September, in a 4–3 win over Chilean facet Cobreloa, scoring two lengthy vary objectives. His first two league objectives for Barcelona got here on 30 September, towards Jose Teran, in a 2–2 draw. On 4 November, Arroyo scored a aim from the penalty spot in a 5–0 house win towards Emelec. On 28 November, Arroyo turned 2012 Serie A champion with Barcelona SC, after practically fourteen years since Barcelona final gained the league title.
For the 2013 Ecuadorian Serie A season, Arroyo was handed the jersey quantity 7. His first match of the season got here on 26 January, in a 1–1 away draw towards Deportivo Quevedo. On 16 February, Arroyo was given a purple card for punching an opponent within the face. On 27 February, he scored his first aim the season, from the penalty spot, already shedding to Boca Juniors 2–0, to make it 2–1. Practically a month later he scored his first league aim of the season in a 4–0 house win over Deportivo Cuenca. On 21 April, Arroyo was given two fast yellow playing cards by the referee. He was later additionally given a three-match ban and missed the matches towards Emelec, LDU Quito, and Deportivo Cuenca. On his return, Arroyo scored a free-kick aim with Barcelona defeating Universidad Catolica 6–2.
On 13 July, he scored the lone aim in a 3–1 loss to Universidad Catolica. Every week later he scored within the 3–3 draw towards Deportivo Cuenca. On 21 July, Arroyo scored a double to tie towards LDU Quito. On 15 September, Arroyo scored towards Deportivo Quito, profitable 2–1. 4 days later Arroyo scored towards Independiente del Valle, drawing 1–1. On 22 September, Michael scored the second within the 2–1 house win over Deportivo Quito.
Return to Atlante
In 2014, Arroyo returned to Atlante. On 10 March, Arroyo scored 4 objectives towards Querétaro, profitable the match 4–2. He completed the Clausura event scoring eight objectives in sixteen matches performed.
On 15 July 2014, it was introduced that Arroyo can be becoming a member of league giants América on mortgage. Arroyo scored his first Liga MX aim of the season on October 2, defeating Veracruz 2–0. On December 14, for the ultimate championship title towards Tigres UANL, Arroyo scored the primary aim of the second–leg closing match, defeating Tigres 3–0, and gained the Apertura 2014 championship title, Arroyo’s first title in Mexico. He was additionally voted because the Last Match MVP by Liga MX officers. Arroyo has had a curler coaster of kinds with Membership America.
He is been a fan favourite as a result of his flashy abilities and clutch free kicks, nonetheless as a result of his tactical indiscipline he has been unable to make himself an undisputed starter all through the Turco period, Matosas period, Nacho period or the Lavolpe period. Arroyo was not on the switch listing following the 2016 FIFA Membership World Cup nonetheless he is been having to combat for a match day spot because of the 10 foreigner/8 nationwide rule Liga MX has carried out.
A shock transfer to the Brazilian membership Grêmio signing a 3-year contract that may expire in 2019.
Arroyo performed for the Ecuador U-20 facet within the South American Youth Championship 2007. He scored a aim in Ecuador’s 3–1 win towards Venezuela. On Might 8, 2010 Arroyo acquired his first name as much as the nationwide staff and began and performed 90 minutes towards Mexico, being named man of the match earlier than being subbed out.
He scored his first aim for the most important Ecuador nationwide soccer staff on Might 28, 2011 towards Mexico. The match completed 1–1. Arroyo scored a formidable long-range shot towards England coming in as a 2nd half substitute for Jefferson Montero. Within the 2014 FIFA World Cup towards Switzerland at 3:12 of added time he had an open shot on aim to seal a win for Ecuador and selected to cease and management the ball giving defenders time to shut and block his shot. On the fast counterattack Switzerland scored a aim sealing a win and three factors. He didn’t play the following World Cup sport for Ecuador.
- Scores and outcomes listing Ecuador’s aim tally first.
|1||28 Might 2011||CenturyLink Area, Seattle, United States||Mexico||1–1||1–1||Worldwide pleasant|
|2||1 June 2011||BMO Area, Toronto, Canada||Canada||2–1||2–2||Worldwide pleasant|
|3||June 4, 2014||Solar Life Stadium, Miami, United States||England||2–2||2–2||Worldwide pleasant|
|4||29 March 2016||Estadio Metropolitano Roberto Meléndez, Barranquilla, Colombia||Colombia||1–3||1–3||2018 FIFA World Cup qualification|
|5||16 June 2016||CenturyLink Area, Seattle, United States||United States||1–2||1–2||Copa América Centenario|
- As of twenty-two Might 2016
|Deportivo Quito||2009||Serie A||27||10||–||–||27||10|
|San Luis FC||2010–11||Liga MX||30||5||–||6||3||36||8|
|Atlante FC||2012 Clausura||Liga MX||16||4||–||–||16||4|
|Barcelona SC||2012||Serie A||13||6||–||4||2||17||8|
|Atlante FC||2014 Clausura||Liga MX||16||8||–||–||16||8|
- As of 5 October 2017
|Ecuador nationwide staff|
- Deportivo Quito
- Serie A: 2009
- Barcelona SC
- Serie A (2): 2012, 2020
- Liga MX: Apertura 2014
- CONCACAF Champions League: 2014–15, 2015–16
- Copa Libertadores: 2017
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- Michael Arroyo – Liga MX stats at MedioTiempo.com (in Spanish)