Cristian Roldan

Cristian Roldan
Cristian Roldan
Cristian Roldan
Midfielder
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Real Name: Cristian Roldan
HT: 5' 8" WT: 165
Age: 23 (06/03/1995)
Birthplace: Artesia, CA

HOW ACQUIRED: Selected in first round (No. 16 overall) of 2015 MLS SuperDraft on Jan. 15, 2015.

PRONUNCIATION: Roll-‐dahn

Roldan began his college career at the University of Washington as a wide player, but he ultimately settled into a role as a devastatingly effective withdrawn central playmaker. That level of versatility and on-ball skill paved the way for one of the most skilled young midfielders in MLS.

INTERNATIONAL: Thanks to his swiftly rising star, Roldan was first called up to the U.S. U20 national team after his incendiary 2013 freshman season in 2013. He has made two appearances with the U.S. senior national team, once in 2017 and once in 2018.

COLLEGE: After a serendipitous discovery at a youth tournament, Roldan earned a scholarship to the University of Washington and made the most of his two years there. He was the Huskies’ key cog in the midfield during the team’s 2013 Pac-12 tile run, which helped open the pathway to a Generation adidas contract after just two seasons.

NOTES:  As a youngster, Roldan appeared in an adidas commercial playing with a rolled up wad of plastic bags for a soccer ball.


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Stats

MLS
Career Statistics (Regular Season)
YearClubGPGSGMINSASHTSSOGFCOFFYR
2018Seattle Sounders FC2929326106241236240
2017Seattle Sounders FC3333629603401734030
2016Seattle Sounders FC3328426323301127420
2015Seattle Sounders FC221101114112413310
Career Totals-11710113931613106441109100
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