Carlos Ascues

Carlos Ascues
Carlos Ascues
Carlos Ascues
Defender
26
Real Name: Carlos Ascues
HT: 6' 2" WT: 172
International
Age: 26 (05/19/1992)
Birthplace: Caracas, Venezuela
Hometown: Caracas, Venezuela

HOW ACQUIRED: Signed on loan from FBC Melgar on Aug. 16, 2018.

Ascues is a central defender with experience in both Europe and South America. A Venezuelan-born Peruvian international, Ascues can also play defensive midfield. The Lions brass will be hoping he can help shore up MLS's leakiest defense in 2018.

INTERNATIONAL: On the international stage, Ascues, who was born in Caracas, Venezuela, but whose parents are Peruvian, has made 21 senior national team appearances for Peru, scoring five goals. Ascues started two World Cup qualifiers for Los Incas in March 2016. Ascues played every minute in Peru’s third-place finish at the 2015 Copa América.

OUTSIDE MLS: Ascues joined the Lions after playing for Alianza Lima, where he made 13 league appearances and four in the Copa Libertadores in 2018. In 2017, Ascues scored four goals and made 36 appearances across all competitions for Alianza and Peruvian side FBC Melgar, winning the league title with Alianza. Prior to returning to Peru, Ascues spent two years with VfL Wolfsburg in the German Bundesliga. He has also played for Benfica B (Portugal), Panetolikos Arginio (Greece), and Universidad San Martin de Porres (Peru).

 


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Stats

MLS
Career Statistics (Regular Season)
YearClubGPGSGMINSASHTSSOGFCOFFYR
2018Orlando City SC9907550418020
Career Totals-9907550418020
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