A football striker, Miguel Sabah Rodriguez began his professional football career in 2000 with Club Deportivo Guadalajara. He made his debut against Cruz Azul in August, 2000, but only made a reappearance in the Verano 2002 season. During the season Sabah started 11 games, and made a total of 16 appearances, scoring thrice. But his following season was not this successful, with only 6 appearances and no luck with goals.
It was only by the latter half of the 2003 season that Sabah was able to pick up a good pace, and scored 8 goals in his 18 appearances for the club. In the Apertura 2004, Sabah earned his first red card, in a match against Atlante F.C. All in all, Sabah remained with Guadalajara for nine seasons during which time he made over 85 appearances and scoring 18 goals in total.In 2005, Sabah transferred to Cruz Azul, the team he made debut against. The footballer had some of best seasons in his career so far, with the club. Particularly the Apertura 2006 season, wherein he started 15 of the 18 games he appeared in and scored 10 goals, and the Apertura 2007 season, where he scored 11 goals in the 17 games he started in. Apart from this, Cruz Azul reached the finals in the last two seasons that Sabah remained with the club, though it lost both times, to Santos Laguna and Deportivo Toluca respectively. During his tenure with the club, Sabah appeared in over 100 games and has 42 goals to his credit.
In 2008, Sabah moved to his current club, Monarcas Morelia. Scoring his first goal in 2009, against C. F. America, the footballer has had a decent start with the club, with 11 goals in 17 games. Apart from this, Sabah has also had the opportunity to represent his country, and has been a part of the national team since June 2009. Sabah appeared in the 2010 World Cup qualifiers against El Salvador as well as Trinidad and Tobago. He managed to score a goal against the latter, and also managed a spot on the 2009 CONCACAF Gold Cup roster, during which he scored his first international goal, against Panama, which was also the 500th goal of the tournament.