Player Details

Name

Diego Rossi

Height

5' 7"

Weight

146 lbs

Date of Birth

3.5.1998 (23)

Birthplace

Montevideo, Uruguay

Position

Forward

Position Detail

Striker

Preferred Side

Centre

Footedness

Right
2021 MLS Regular Season
2021 MLS Regular Season

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Career Summary

ACQUIRED 


Signed on December 14, 2017 as a Young Designated Player. 


 

CAREER MILESTONES 


Uruguayan Primera División Championship: 2015-16, 2016-17 


 U-20 South American Championship: 2017 


 

PROFESSIONAL 


2018 (Los Angeles Football Club) 


  • Started 30 of 32 regular season appearances, scoring 12 goals and adding seven assists (total minutes played 2,608). 

  • Scored Club’s first-ever goal on the 11th minute in 1-0 victory at the Seattle Sounders on March 4.  

  • Tallied first five-point-game in MLS since 2008 in a 5-1 win at Real Salt Lake on March 10. 



  • Ended season as the Club’s top scorer across all competitions, with 17 goals and 10 assists. 

  • Finished Top 3 in MLS’s “22 Under 22”.  

  • Started Club’s first ever MLS Cup playoff match, a 3 – 2 loss to Real Salt Lake on November 1, adding three shots on goal.  

  • Started four of four US Open Cup appearances and added five goals and one assist. 

  • Scored a hat trick in the US Open Cup semi-final loss to the Houston Dynamo on August 8. 



2016-17 (Peñarol, Uruguayan Primera División):  


  • Appeared in 42 matches, scoring 11 goals with 11 assists, logging 2,580 total minutes played across all competitions.  

  • Winner of the Uruguayan Primera División Championship for the second time.                                                              


 2015-16 (Peñarol, Uruguayan Primera División):  



  • Made his First Team regular season debut in April, 2016.  

  • Appeared in nine matches, scoring two goals in all competitions.  

  • Winner of the Uruguayan Primera División Championship. 


 

INTERNATIONAL 



  • Played for the Uruguay Under-17 and Under-20 National Teams, scoring 10 goals for Uruguay in 39 appearances while helping Uruguay win the U-20 South American Championship. 


 

PERSONAL 


  • Entered the CA Peñarol youth system at 12-years old and led the U-17 club to the league title. 

  • Favorite sport other than soccer is basketball. 



  • Favorite video game is FIFA.  

  • Favorite musical artist is Ozuna.  

  • Favorite place in LA is Santa Monica.  

  • Follow Diego on Instagram @diegorossi9. 



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