Player Details

Name

Cristian Espinoza

Height

5' 9"

Weight

161 lbs

Date of Birth

4.3.1995 (27)

Birthplace

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Position

Midfielder

Position Detail

Winger

Preferred Side

Left/Right

Footedness

Right

Roster Category

Senior

Player Category

Designated Player
Career Summary

HOW ACQUIRED: Signed on loan from Villarreal using Targeted Allocation Money on Jan. 2, 2019. Acquired on a permanent transfer and signed to a multi-year Designated Player contract on December 11, 2019.

A winger with an eye for goal, the Earthquakes and head coach Matias Almeyda saw Espinoza become one of the best wingers in MLS in 2019 and that continued in 2020.

OUTSIDE MLS: Espinoza most recently played on loan for Boca Juniors in 2017-18. He made his debut for Argentinian club Huracan at 17-years-old and earned a transfer to Villarreal in 2016, and has spent time on loan at Alaves and Real Valladolid before Boca.

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