Carlos Alvarez

Carlos Alvarez
Carlos Alvarez
Carlos Alvarez
Real Name: Carlos Alvarez
HT: 5' 10" WT: 160
Age: 27 (11/12/1990)
Birthplace: Los Angeles, CA
Hometown: Los Angeles, Calif.

Hometown: Los Angeles, California
College: Connecticut
Citizenship: USA and Mexico
Birth date: November 12, 1990

Acquired from Chivas USA July 1, 2014 in exchange for Nathan Sturgis.



  • Started six of the 10 games he appeared in during the season, contributing one assist.
  • Before joining the Rapids in mid-season, started seven of 11 games for Chivas USA.


  • On January 17, 2013, Alvarez was selected as the second overall pick in the 2013 MLS SuperDraft by Chivas USA.
  • Had a solid rookie season, starting 26 of 29 appearances, scoring two goals and adding four assists.
  • Had a dramatic start to his MLS career, scoring a game-tying, draw-securing goal as a second-half substitute in his MLS debut against the LA Galaxy.


  • At the University of Connecticut, started 21 games in his final season with the Huskies, recording seven goals and nine assists
  • Named Big East Conference midfielder of the year, as well as being named to the all-Big East first team.
  • A semifinalist for the Hermann Trophy in 2012.
  • Called up to the U.S. Under-20 national team in 2008 and to Mexico’s U-20 national team in 2009.

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Career Statistics (Regular Season)
2015Colorado Rapids100310200000
2014Colorado Rapids1060568114412000
2014Chivas USA1170694015316040
2013Chivas USA2926221823351024450
Career Totals-5139234754661752490
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