Carlos Alvarez (soccer)

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Carlos Alvarez
Personal information
Full name Carlos Alvarez
Date of birth (1990-11-12) November 12, 1990 (age 28)
Place of birth Los Angeles, California, United States
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
2006–2008 Pateadores
2008–2009 Chelsea
2009–2012 Connecticut Huskies
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2013–2014 Chivas USA 40 (2)
2014–2015 Colorado Rapids 11 (0)
2015Charlotte Independence (loan) 21 (2)
2016 San Antonio FC 30 (4)
2017 Orange County SC 19 (2)
2018 Las Vegas Lights 29 (7)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of October 16, 2018

Carlos Alvarez (born November 12, 1990) is an American soccer player who plays as a midfielder. Alvarez's brother Efraín is also a professional soccer player.

Career[edit]

Early and collegiate[edit]

Alvarez attended Bishop Mora Salesian High School in Los Angeles, where he played soccer. He then continued to University of Connecticut, where he continued his soccer career. He majored in Spanish.[1]

Chivas USA[edit]

On January 17, 2013, Alvarez was selected as the second overall pick in the 2013 MLS SuperDraft by Chivas USA.[2] On March 17, 2013, Alvarez made his debut for Chivas USA in the MLS against local-rivals, Los Angeles Galaxy, at the Home Depot Center, in which he came in as a half-time substitute for José Erick Correa, and scored the game-tying goal even though Chivas USA had only 10 men.[3]

Colorado Rapids[edit]

On July 1, 2014, Alvarez was traded to Colorado Rapids in exchange for Nathan Sturgis.[4]

San Antonio FC[edit]

On February 2, 2016, Alvarez was announced as the first-ever signing by San Antonio FC.[5]

Los Angeles FC[edit]

On March 23, 2017, Alvarez was announced as the first-ever signing by Los Angeles FC.[6] He was waived by Los Angeles before their inaugural season in 2018.

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

Statistics accurate as of June 4, 2014

Club Season League MLS Cup US Open Cup CONCACAF Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Chivas USA 2013 29 2 0 0 2 1 0 0 33 3
2014 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 0
Career total 37 2 0 0 2 1 0 0 39 3

Personal life[edit]

Alvarez is married to Renae Cuéllar, who gave birth to their son Romeo in April 2017.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "UCONNHUSKIES.COM :: University of Connecticut Huskies Official Athletic Site :: Men's Soccer".
  2. ^ "Carlos Alvarez".
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-03-24. Retrieved 2013-03-17.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ "Colorado Rapids acquire Carlos Alvarez from Chivas USA in exchange for Nathan Sturgis". 1 July 2014.
  5. ^ "USL SAN ANTONIO SIGNS MIDFIELDER CARLOS ALVAREZ". USLSanAntonio.com. February 2, 2016. Archived from the original on February 5, 2016. Retrieved February 2, 2016.
  6. ^ "FORMER SECOND-OVERALL PICK IN MLS SUPERDRAFT TO JOIN ORANGE COUNTY SC". orangecountysoccer.com. March 23, 2017. Archived from the original on March 24, 2065. Retrieved March 23, 2017. Check date values in: |archivedate= (help)
  7. ^ Gotz, Ben (4 April 2018). "Lights training partner Renae Cuellar ready to represent Mexico". Las Vegas Review-Journal. Retrieved 13 January 2019.

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