Nelson Rivas

Nelson Rivas
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Defender
  • 5' 11"
  • 208 lbs.
  • 03-25-1983
  • Pradera, Colombia

PROFESSIONAL

2013: Missed the entire season following surgery on his left knee… Returned to play in the Eastern Conference Knockout Round game as a starter against Houston in the MLS Playoffs.

2012: Played 11 games, all starts, and 858 minutes in his first season with the Impact… Selected twice to the MLSSoccer.com Team of the Week, for weeks 9 and 13-15… Recorded his first MLS point, an assist, on May 12 against the LA Galaxy… Missed training camp and the first nine games of the season with a hamstring injury and the last three games of the season following surgery on his left knee… Also started three MLS Reserve League games

2010/2011: Played one Coppa Italia game with Inter Milan on Jan. 12, against Genoa… Was then loaned to Ukrainian club Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk for part of the 2011 season… Ended his contract with Inter by mutual consent on Aug. 31, 2011… Became the first player to sign a contract with the Impact for the 2012 season in MLS, on Oct. 3.

2009/2010: Was loaned to AS Livorno, in Serie A, where he played 16 matches scoring two goals, against Sampdoria and Fiorentina. Also started one Coppa Italia game, against Inter.

2008/2009: Won the Italian Super Cup against AC Roma…Played four Serie A games, again helping Inter to a league championship… Also played one Champions League game, in the Round of 16 against Manchester United, and one Coppa Italia game.

2007/2008: Transferred to prestigious Italian first division club Internazionale Milano in July 2007, for €7.5 million (approximately $10.5 million)… Made his debut with Inter in a Champions League match against Fenerbahçe, on Sept. 19, 2007… Played 11 games and helped Inter win the Serie A championship, while also playing five Coppa Italia games and three Champions League games.

2006/2007: Made his debut with legendary club CA River Plate in Argentina against CA Lunus, on Jan. 11, 2007… Played nine games and 615 minutes in the Premier Liga.

2004 – 2006: Re-joined Deportivo Cali, scoring two goals in more than 100 career games with Deportivo, winning the Copa Mustang for the second time of his career in 2005.

2003: Played three games with Deportivo Cali from January to June, and 18 games with Deportes Tolima, between June and December, helping the team win its first Copa Mustang, Columbia’s first division championship.

2002: Made his professionnal debut with Deportivo Pasto, playing 12 games in Colombian first division.

INTERNATIONAL

Played one game with the Colombian national team.

YOUTH

Played with the Deportivo Cali youth system, in Colombia.

PERSONAL

Married to Meyerin Yaneth Lozano and is the father of a son, Jordan David, and two daughters, Alana and Celeste.

Career Statistics (Regular Season)

Year Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
2014 Montreal Impact 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 Montreal Impact 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 Montreal Impact 11 11 0 858 1 8 1 9 0 2 1
Career Totals 11 11 0 858 1 8 1 9 0 2 1

2014 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season Montreal Impact 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

2013 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Playoffs Montreal Impact 1 1 0 70 0 0 0 2 0 1 1
MLS Regular Season Montreal Impact 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

2012 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season Montreal Impact 11 11 0 858 1 8 1 9 0 2 1
GP: Games Played, GS: Games Started, G: Goals, MIN: Minutes Played, A: Assists, SHT: Shots, SOG: Shots on Goal, FC: Fouls Committed, FS: Fouls Suffered, OFF: Offsides, Y: Yellow Cards, R: Red Cards, GF: Goals For, GA: Goals Against, SO: Shutouts, SV: Saves, CK: Corner Kicks, PKA: Penalty Kick Attempts, PKG: Penalty Kick Goals, PKS: Penalty Kick Saves

Regular Season Game Log

Date Match Result Appearance MINS G A SHT SOG FC FS Y R
6/25/2014 MTL @ VAN T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/11/2014 DC @ MTL L 4-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/31/2014 NE @ MTL W 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/24/2014 MTL @ COL L 1-4 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/17/2014 MTL @ DC T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/10/2014 KC @ MTL L 3-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/26/2014 PHI @ MTL W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/19/2014 MTL @ KC L 0-4 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/12/2014 CHI @ MTL T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/5/2014 NY @ MTL T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/29/2014 MTL @ PHI T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/23/2014 SEA @ MTL L 2-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/15/2014 MTL @ HOU L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/8/2014 MTL @ DAL L 2-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/26/2013 MTL @ TOR L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/19/2013 PHI @ MTL W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/16/2013 MTL @ LA L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/12/2013 NE @ MTL L 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/4/2013 MTL @ HOU L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/28/2013 MTL @ CHI T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/21/2013 VAN @ MTL L 3-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/14/2013 CLB @ MTL L 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/8/2013 MTL @ NE W 4-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/31/2013 MTL @ PHI T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/24/2013 HOU @ MTL W 0-5 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/17/2013 DC @ MTL W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/10/2013 MTL @ CHI L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/3/2013 MTL @ DC L 1-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/27/2013 KC @ MTL W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/20/2013 DAL @ MTL T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/13/2013 MTL @ NY L 0-4 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/7/2013 CHV @ MTL T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/3/2013 MTL @ TOR T 3-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/29/2013 COL @ MTL L 4-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/19/2013 HOU @ MTL W 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/15/2013 MTL @ CLB L 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/1/2013 MTL @ KC W 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/25/2013 PHI @ MTL W 3-5 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/11/2013 RSL @ MTL W 2-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/8/2013 MTL @ NY L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/4/2013 MTL @ SJ T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/27/2013 CHI @ MTL W 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/14/2013 CLB @ MTL T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/30/2013 MTL @ KC L 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/23/2013 NY @ MTL W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/16/2013 TOR @ MTL W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/9/2013 MTL @ POR W 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/2/2013 MTL @ SEA W 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/27/2012 NE @ MTL L 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/20/2012 MTL @ TOR T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/6/2012 MTL @ HOU T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/22/2012 KC @ MTL T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/15/2012 MTL @ CHI L 1-3 Started 65 0 0 1 1 1 2 0 0
9/1/2012 MTL @ CLB L 1-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
8/25/2012 DC @ MTL W 0-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/18/2012 SJ @ MTL W 1-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/12/2012 MTL @ NE W 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/4/2012 PHI @ MTL W 0-2 Started 69 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
7/28/2012 NY @ MTL W 1-3 Started 78 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
7/21/2012 MTL @ HOU L 0-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/18/2012 NE @ MTL W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/14/2012 MTL @ PHI L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/8/2012 CLB @ MTL W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/4/2012 KC @ MTL L 3-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/30/2012 MTL @ DC L 0-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/27/2012 TOR @ MTL L 3-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/23/2012 HOU @ MTL W 2-4 Started 62 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/20/2012 MTL @ CHV L 1-2 Started 90 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0
6/16/2012 SEA @ MTL W 1-4 Started 90 0 0 1 0 3 2 1 0
5/26/2012 MTL @ COL L 2-3 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
5/19/2012 NY @ MTL L 2-1 Started 72 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0
5/12/2012 LA @ MTL T 1-1 Started 90 0 1 1 0 2 1 0 0
5/5/2012 MTL @ KC W 2-0 Started 62 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 0
4/28/2012 POR @ MTL W 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/18/2012 MTL @ DC T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/14/2012 MTL @ DAL L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/7/2012 TOR @ MTL W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/4/2012 MTL @ RSL L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/31/2012 MTL @ NY L 2-5 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/24/2012 MTL @ CLB L 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/17/2012 CHI @ MTL T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/10/2012 MTL @ VAN L 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
GP: Games Played, GS: Games Started, G: Goals, MIN: Minutes Played, A: Assists, SHT: Shots, SOG: Shots on Goal, FC: Fouls Committed, FS: Fouls Suffered, OFF: Offsides, Y: Yellow Cards, R: Red Cards, GF: Goals For, GA: Goals Against, SO: Shutouts, SV: Saves, CK: Corner Kicks, PKA: Penalty Kick Attempts, PKG: Penalty Kick Goals, PKS: Penalty Kick Saves