The former goalkeeper of the Peruvian team, Sporting Cristal and Universitario died at the age of 54.

Miguel Miranda, former goalkeeper of the Peruvian National TeamSporting Cristal and Sports University, died this Saturday in Chongoyape at 54 years of age. As it was known, it was due to a heart attack. Rest in peace!

The news was announced by journalist Juan Carlos Esteves on his Twitter account. “ A shame. The former goalkeeper of the Peruvian team of the 1990s Miguel Miranda died in the Chongoyape area. Apparently it was from a heart attack. The health center in the area would make this bad news official … ”, he published.

Miguel Miranda defended the Peruvian team in 47 games. His debut was in May 1993 in a goalless draw against the United States. His last game was in November 2001 when we drew 1-1 against Bolivia.

Throughout his career with the Peruvian team, he played four Copa América: 1993, 1995, 1997 and 1999. His best participation was in Bolivia 1997, a tournament in which we were in fourth place.

At the club level, Miguel Miranda made his debut at Sporting Cristal in 1985. In addition, he went through UTC de Cajamarca, Universitario, Sipesa, Aurich-Cañana, Municipal, among other local clubs. Abroad he wore the colors of China’s Shenyang Haishi. Rest in peace, Miguel Miranda!

Amelia Warner– After graduating from NYU with a master's degree in history, She was also a columnist for many local newspapers. Amelia Warner mostly covers Entertainment topics, but at times loves to write about movie reviews as well.

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