Marcos Flores released

Melbourne Victory can confirm that midfielder Marcos Flores has been released from the club with immediate effect.

Melbourne Victory have confirmed that midfielder Marcos Flores has been released from the club with immediate effect.

Flores joined the Victory at the start of the 2012/13 season, making 24 appearances and scoring four goals as the blue side of Melbourne finished third on the Hyundai A-League ladder.

During his stint with the club, Flores also claimed Hyundai A-League 'Goal of the Year' award for his skilful strike against Wellington Phoenix at Etihad Stadium.

The Argentine-born attacking midfielder made 31 appearances for Adelaide United and was named the competition-s best player in the 2010/11 season, taking home the coveted Johnny Warren Medal.

In 2011, Flores made the move to Chinese club Henan Jianye for a year, before moving back to Australia and signing with Melbourne Victory in the 2012/13 pre-season as the club-s international marquee player.

Flores made his senior football debut for Argentine club Unión de Santa Fe in 2004 where he made 24 appearances.