Player Details

Name

Cristian Cásseres Jr

Pronunciation

CAH-sah-rehs

Height

5' 9"

Weight

150 lbs

Date of Birth

1.20.2000 (21)

Position

Forward

Position Detail

Unknown

Preferred Side

Unknown

Roster Category

Senior

Player Category

International
2021 MLS Regular Season
2021 MLS Regular Season

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Career Summary

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

• First MLS goal - vs Minnesota, 4/6/2019 in the 70th minute
• First MLS assist - at Sporting KC, 4/14/2019 on a Daniel Royer goal in the 52nd minute
• First MLS game & start - vs Houston, 8/29/2018

2020: MLS: Recorded two goals and three assists in 19 games played with 14 starts ... tallied his second career multi-point performance with a goal and an assist at New York City FC on November 1. Playoffs: Came on as a substitute in the 50th minute vs. Columbus Crew SC on Nov. 21.

2019: Started 20 of his 22 appearances … recorded three goals and four assists in 1711 minutes played ... scored his first career MLS goal against Minnesota United on April 6. Playoffs: Made his first MLS playoff appearance against the Philadelphia Union. Open Cup: Scored his first career Open Cup goal against the New England Revolution in the Fourth Round on June 11. CCL: Didn’t appear in any games. USL: Started two games tallying 163 minutes.

2018: MLS: Called up to the first team for the Houston Dynamo match on Aug. 29 ... made his MLS debut and first-career start vs. Dynamo. USL: Started in 19 of 26 matches he has appeared in ... tallied three goals and two assists in 1,786 minutes played.

INTERNATIONAL

Earned his senior national team call-up on October 10, 2020 to compete with Venezuela in the 2020 World Cup Qualifiers ... has appeared in three matches with two starts ... recorded his first start for Venezuela on October 14 against Paraguay.

Featured for the Venezuelan U-20 team during the 2019 U-20 South American Championship ... started all four Group A matches and then started all five Group 1 matches ... Since Sept. 7, 2019, he has recorded 14 games started with one assist in 1,020 minutes played across all competitions.

A fixture for the Venezuelan U-17 squad before being called into camp for the U-20 side that finished as runners up at the 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup ... was also on the roster for the 2017 CONMEBOL Under-17 Football Championship, starting seven of the nine matches and scoring one goal.

Cásseres, Jr., is following in the footsteps of his father, Cristian Cásseres Sr., who played for the Venezuelan national team. Cásseres Sr. played for Atletico Venezuela’s first team while Cásseres Jr., was on the U-14 team.

PRIOR TO NEW YORK

At the age of 16, the midfielder made his professional debut for Deportivo La Guaira in the Venezuelan First Division ... appeared in 15 total matches for the senior team and scored once.

ACQUIRED

New York Red Bulls complete transfer of Cristian Cásseres, Jr. on February 2, 2018. Casseres Jr., a Discovery Signing, will occupy an international spot on the Red Bulls roster.

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