Massimo Mirabelli

Massimo Mirabelli (born 21 October 1991) is a Canadian soccer player who last played professionally for arena soccer team Mississauga MetroStars of the Major Arena Soccer League.

Massimo Mirabelli
Personal information
Full name Massimo Mirabelli
Date of birth (1991-10-21) 21 October 1991
Place of birth Brampton, Ontario, Canada
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Midfielder, Forward
Youth career
Vaughan Azzurri
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2011 SC Toronto 36 (15)
2012 Ekenäs 25 (7)
2013–2014 FC Edmonton 24 (2)
2015 Toronto FC II 24 (2)
2016–2018 Vaughan Azzurri 10 (4)
2019 Mississauga MetroStars (indoor) 11 (1)
National team
2011 Canada U20 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23 November 2019

Club career

Mirabelli began his career with Portugal FC of the Canadian Soccer League in 2010. He recorded his first goal for the organization on June 25, 2010 in a 3-2 victory over Milltown F.C..[1] He scored his first professional hat-trick in a match against Brantford Galaxy.[2] He assisted in Portugal's qualification for the postseason by finishing fifth on the overall standings. He contributed with a goal in the semi-final match against Brantford Galaxy, but Portugal was eliminated from the playoffs after losing that match to a score of 5-3.[3] Mirabelli returned to Toronto for the 2011 season and clinched his first regular season title with the club.[4] In the quarterfinals of the playoffs he scored two goals in a 4-3 victory over York Region Shooters, but their match went into penalties as their two-game series was tied by a score of 4-4 on goals on aggregate, and subsequently Toronto would lose in the penalty shootout.[5]

In 2012, he signed with Ekenäs IF of the Kakkonen in Finland. Mirabelli signed with FC Edmonton of the North American Soccer League on 4 March 2013 after impressing the club while on trials.[6] On 6 April 2013 he made his debut for the club against the Fort Lauderdale Strikers in which he came on in the 87th minute for Shaun Saiko as Edmonton drew the match 1–1.[7]

Mirabelli joined Toronto FC II on March 20, 2015.[8] He made his debut against the Charleston Battery on March 21.[9] Mirabelli was let go at the end of the 2015 season as his contract was not renewed .[10]

In 2016, Mirabelli signed with League1 Ontario side Vaughan Azzurri, making five league appearances and scoring two goals that season.[11] In 2018, he made added another five appearances and two goals in league play, and made another two appearances in the playoffs, scoring one goal.[12]

International career

In 2011 Mirabelli played with the Canada U20s during the 2011 CONCACAF U-20 Championship in Guatemala.[13]

Career statistics

Club

Statistics accurate as of November 2, 2014

Club Season League Domestic Cup Other Continental Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
FC Edmonton 2013 1921000202
FC Edmonton 2014 50200070
Toronto FC II 2015 242242
Career total 484300000514

References

  1. "June 25, 2010 CSL--summary of Friday games (from CSL website)". www.rocketrobinsoccerintoronto.com. Retrieved 2015-11-08.
  2. "August 27, 2010 CSL--details of Friday games (from CSL website)". www.rocketrobinsoccerintoronto.com. Retrieved 2015-11-08.
  3. Glover, Robin. "October 22, 2010 CSL--Portugal FC vs Brantford Galaxy (by Rocket Robin)". www.rocketrobinsoccerintoronto.com. Retrieved 2015-11-08.
  4. "September 23, 2011 CSL--details of Friday's game (from CSL website)". www.rocketrobinsoccerintoronto.com. Retrieved 2015-11-08.
  5. Glover, Robin. "October 14, 2011 CSL--SCT Toronto vs York Region Shooters (by Rocket Robin)". www.rocketrobinsoccerintoronto.com. Retrieved 2015-11-08.
  6. "FC Edmonton adds Canadian midfielder to the growing roster". FC Edmonton. Retrieved 7 April 2013.
  7. "FLS 1-1 FCE". The North American Soccer League. Retrieved 7 April 2013.
  8. "Toronto FC II announces signing of four players". March 20, 2015.
  9. Hylton, Kamal (March 21, 2015). "Match Recap: TFC II vs. Charleston".
  10. "Toronto FC II Announce Roster Moves". Toronto FC. Retrieved February 2, 2016.
  11. "Massimo Mirabelli 2016". League1 Ontario. Retrieved 26 April 2019.
  12. "Massimo Mirabelli 2018". League1 Ontario. Retrieved 26 April 2019.
  13. "Canada 2-1 Guadeloup". CONCACAF. Archived from the original on 2 January 2013. Retrieved 7 April 2013.
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