Miguel Angel Falasca Fernandez was born in Mendoza, Argentina. His father Juan Carlos is a former Argentine national team player and his mother is from Spain. At the age of 16, Miguel and his family moved to Spain and continued his passion for the game. He was then selected to play for the Spanish national team from 1993 to 2009. As a national team player, he saw action at the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games, won gold at the 2007 European Championship and was a multi-medallist in the European League, with a gold in 2007, silver in 2009 and bronze in 2005. He was also named Best Setter at the 2007 World Cup. As a club player, he was a three-time Spanish champion and a three-time Polish champion. He retired from playing and started coaching in 2013 for Polish club PGE Skra Beltachow. He stayed with the club until the 2016 Champions League. He assumed the role of national team coach of the Czech Republic in February 2016.