Player Details

Name

Brandon Vázquez

Height

6' 2"

Weight

196 lbs

Date of Birth

10.14.1998 (23)

Birthplace

Chula Vista, CA USA

Position

Forward

Position Detail

Striker

Preferred Side

Centre

Footedness

2020 MLS Regular Season
2020 MLS Regular Season

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Career Summary

HOW ACQUIRED: Selected in 2019 Expansion Draft and traded to FC Cincinnati on November 19, 2019. Signed a contract extension Oct. 29, 2020

Vazquez signed with Atlanta United as a Discovery Signing via transfer from Club Tijuana on Dec. 2, 2016. After a few seasons as a backup, he had two goals and two assists with a career-high eight starts in 19 appearances in 2020.

OUTSIDE MLS: Was a part of Club Tijuana's youth academy.

INTERNATIONAL: Named to head coach Richie Williams’ 21-man roster for the 2015 FIFA U-17 World Cup in Chile. Despite failing to reach the knockout rounds, Vazquez played a huge role for the U.S., scoring two of their three goals in group play. He gave the U.S. a 2-0 lead against Croatia on Oct. 20, 2015 and put the U.S. ahead of Chile three days later. The only other goal scored in the tournament by the U.S. was by Christian Pulisic.

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