- Daniel Morales
Morales Personal information Full name Daniel Alexandre Morales Batagello Date of birth December 6, 1975 Place of birth Jaú, São Paulo, Brazil Height 1.77 m (5 ft 9 1⁄2 in) Playing position defensive midfileder Club information Current club retired Youth career XV de Jau Senior career* Years Team Apps† (Gls)† 1993–1997 XV de Jau ? (?) 1998 Mogi Mirim ? (?) 1998 Fernandópolis ? (?) 1999-2000 Garça FC ? (?) 2000-2002 Coritiba ? (?) 2002–2004 Naftex 35 (6) 2004–2005 Lokomotiv Plovdiv 9 (0) 2005–2006 Cherno More 19 (3) 2007 CSKA Sofia 10 (1) 2007-2008 Lokomotiv Plovdiv 19 (0) 2008–2009 Spartak Varna 27 (7) 2009–-2010 Loko Mezdra 13 (0) * Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of December 22, 2009.
† Appearances (Goals).
Daniel Alexandre Morales Batagello (born December 6, 1975 in Brazil) is a former Brazilian footballer. Currently (as of 2009[update]) he is playing for Lokomotiv Mezdra as a midfielder. Morales typically plays as a defensive midfielder. In April 2009, he received a Bulgarian passport.
After spending the first nine years of his career in his home country with XV de Jau, Mogi Mirim, Fernandópolis, Garça FC and Coritiba, Morales relocated to Bulgaria in December 2002, signing a contract with Naftex Burgas. During playing at Brazil Morales earned 200 appearances, scored twenty goals. He made his competitive debut for Naftex on 15 March 2003 against Cherno More Varna in the seventeen round of the Bulgarian top division. In next season (2003–04), Morales earned 27 appearances playing in the A PFG, scored six goals and provided seven assists. On 13 February 2004 he scored two goals and provided one assist in a match against Bulgarian champions CSKA Sofia. The result of the match was a 3-3 draw. In June 2004 Daniel joined the defended A PFG champions Lokomotiv Plovdiv for fee of 100 000 €. He wears shirt number twenty eight for Loko. Morales made his debut for Loko Plovdiv on 15 August 2004 against his previous team Naftex. In season 2004/05 he played in only 9 matches and in summer'2005 signed with Cherno More Varna. Morales fast becomes part of the titular team of Cherno More. The Brazilian player is uncompromising in defence and very dangerous in attack. In December 2006 he was honoured as Footballer of the Year of Varna. One months later he transferred to the most successful Bulgarian football team - CSKA Sofia. For six months in CSKA Morales earned 10 appearances playing in the A PFG, scored one goal. In season 2007/08 he played in Lokomotiv Plovdiv. On 3 August 2008 Morales signed a one-and-a-half year contract with Spartak Varna. In the season 2008-09 he earned 27 appearances playing in the A PFG, scored seven goals and provided two assists. In June 2009 Morales signed with Lokomotiv Mezdra.
PFC Lokomotiv Mezdra – current squad
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