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Miguel Calero

Personal information
Full nameMiguel Ángel Calero Rodríguez
Height1.91 m
Playing positionGoalkeeper
Club information
Current clubPachuca

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Miguel Ángel Calero Rodríguez (born April 14, 1971 in Ginebra, Valle del Cauca) is a Retired Colombian football goalkeeper he has played 50 times for the Colombia national team between 1995 and 2007. He also is a Mexican citizen.

He played for Deportivo Cali winning the 1996 Copa Mustang Division Mayor: Primera A Championship Title and Atlético Nacional Colombia and now plays for C.F. Pachuca in Mexico, where he is the current captain of the team. With Pachuca, he achieved 4 National championships, 3 CONCACAF Champions Cup, 1 Copa Sudamericana and 1 SuperLiga title. He scored a goal against Chiapas on August 11, 2002.

He played for the Colombia national football team and was a participant at the 1992 Summer Olympics and at the 1998 FIFA World Cup. In 2001 he was part of the Colombia team that won their first ever Copa América championship.

He is known for wearing a baseball cap as a goalkeeper (and most recently, a bandana) Also for having a pair of wings on the back of his jersey around his number, 1. These wings symbolize his nickname, "El Condor" which gives him the courage to play a good game.

After a poor performance in Copa America 2007, which included a 5-0 loss to Paraguay, Calero announced his retirement from the Colombian National team.

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