HOW ACQUIRED: Signed on Jan. 18. 2019.
Vega enters his second season as the Earthquakes No. 1 goalkeeper. He was of 10 players and four goalkeepers in MLS to start all 34 matches for their team and one of seven players in MLS to play all 3,060 minutes. He finished eighth among all MLS goalkeepers in saves (108) and tied for eighth in wins (13).
OUTSIDE MLS: Played for Argentina’s Nueva Chicago from 2004-07 before joining powerhouse River Plate. Made 76 appearances for Los Millonarios before moving to Europe to play for Anorthosis in 2013. Moved to the United States in 2016 after signing with North American Soccer League (NASL) side Miami FC. Set a league-low of 28 goals allowed throughout 32 games to help Miami win the spring and fall seasons, and finish with a combined record of 21-5-6. In 2018, played for Miami FC 2 of the NPSL after the NASL season was canceled, leading them to the championship. Later joined the Tampa Bay Rowdies (USL) midway through their 2018 season.