Player Details


Daniel Vega


6' 2"


190 lbs

Date of Birth

6.3.1984 (40)


Neuquén, Argentina



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Career Summary


How He Joined The club: Signed on Jan. 18, 2019.

2020 (San Jose Earthquakes): Made 12 appearances (all starts) in MLS play … Recorded three shutouts and 42 saves … MLS is Back: Made five appearances (all starts), recording a 3-1-1 record and 21 saves during the MLS is Back Tournament … MLS Cup Playoffs: Did not feature in a loss against Sporting Kansas City at Children’s Mercy Park on Nov. 22 in the Knockout Round.

2019 (San Jose Earthquakes): One of 10 players and four goalkeepers in MLS to start all 34 matches for their team … One of seven players in MLS to play all 3,060 minutes ... Finished eighth among all MLS goalkeepers in saves (108) and tied for eighth in wins (13) ... Recorded 108 saves, the most by a Quakes keeper since 2014 (Jon Busch - 137) ... Recorded seven shutouts in his debut season with San Jose … U.S. Open Cup: Did not feature in Fourth-Round match against Sacramento Republic FC on June 1 … Did not feature in Round of 16 match against LAFC on June 20 … International Friendlies: Did not feature against C.F. Monterrey on March 23 … Did not feature against Real Valladolid C.F. on July 16.

Professional Experience: 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.