Hometown: Berkeley, CA
Previous Club: Vitoria (POR)
Acquired: Signed by the Rapids on March 28, 2012
- Appeared in six first team matches during the season, as well as 13 games in Reserve League action, starting 10.
- Began his trial with Rapids on March 13 and was signed by the club on March 28 from Vitoria S.C. (Portugal)
- Made his MLS debut in a 2-1 loss to the Galaxy on April 21 and scored his first MLS goal on April 1 against Chicago (2-0 victory)
- Made a pair of substitute appearances with the U.S. National Team in 2007, first in a 4-1 win over China on June 2 and then in a 1-0 loss at Sweden on August 22, for a total of two caps (as of Jan. 28, 2014).
- Made several appearances with the U.S. Under-20 National Team in 2005
- Began his career with VfL Wolfsburg of the German Bundesliga, Germany’s top division, and made his debut in January of 2007. He made nine total appearances with the first team, as well as several with the clubs second team.
- Joined Vitória S.C. of Portugal in 2009, and was also loaned to Aves of the Portuguese second division in 2010.
- Played two seasons at UCLA from 2004-05, scoring nine goals and adding 13 assists in 40 games (32 starts).