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Jose Milton Melgar

Jose Milton Melgar Soruco is a retired Bolivian football midfielder. In 2006, he was appointed by the Bolivian Government under President Evo Morales as Minister of Sports, but he resigned a year later. He currently runs his own youth football academy in his hometown.

At club level Melgar played for Blooming, Bolivar, Oriente Petrolero and Real Santa Cruz in Bolivia, as well as, Everton (VdM) and Cobreloa in Chile.

Melgar was capped 89 times and scored 6 international goals for Bolivia between 1980 and 1997. His tally of 89 caps was a national record until 2002. Melgar played all three matches at the 1994 FIFA World Cup, and his club at that time was The Strongest.

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