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|Full name||Isaac Bryan Mina Arboleda|
|Date of birth||(1980-10-17) October 17, 1980|
|Place of birth||Esmeraldas, Ecuador|
|Height||1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)|
|Playing position(s)||Centre-back or leftback|
| * Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 24 May 2008
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 13 November 2008
Mina broke in as a youth in his hometown club, Esmeraldas Petrolero. However, he opted for a team of higher calibre in Club Deportivo ESPOLI of Quito. In 2006, Mina played for Deportivo Azogues, where he impressed with his display of power in the air. After a short and unsuccessful spell in Barcelona SC in 2007, he returned to Quito with Deportivo Quito, where he got his chance of starting and making the national team.
Mina was first called up for a friendly against Haiti in spring of 2008, beating them 3-1. He then made an appearance for the Ecuadorian national team in an important friendly against world powers France. Despite going down 2-0 against them, Mina impressed with his defensive ability and might. He was successful in keeping Lionel Messi scoreless during the 2010 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Argentina, eventually drawing 1-1 in Buenos Aires. He also featured in the 0-0 draw with Colombia in Quito. Mina is now seen as Ecuador's starting leftback.
On 15 October 2008, he scored his first international goal in a qualifier against Venezuela, despite their losing 3-1.
- "Isaac Mina, muy cerca de pasar a Chievo Verona" (in Spanish). ESPN Deportes. 2008-07-13. Retrieved 2008-07-19.
- Isaac Mina at National-Football-Teams.com
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