Player Details

Name

Eddie Segura

Height

5' 10"

Weight

154 lbs

Date of Birth

2.2.1997 (24)

Birthplace

Pereira, Colombia

Position

Defender

Position Detail

Central Defender

Preferred Side

Centre

Footedness

Right

Roster Category

Senior

Player Category

International

Player Status

Season Ending Injury
2021 MLS Regular Season
2021 MLS Regular Season

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Career Summary

ACQUIRED  

Acquired on November 21, 2018 from Colombian side Atlético Huila on a six-month loan with a purchase option. Acquired on a permanent basis on July 29, 2019.  

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS  

MLS Team of the Week: 2020, Weeks 1, 21 

MLS Supporters’ Shield Winner: 2019  

MLS Team of the Week: 2019, Week 18  

PROFESSIONAL  

2020 (Los Angeles Football Club):  

  • Started 21 of 22 matches played, led team with 1,886 minutes.  
  • Scored two goals.  
  • Earned MLS Team of the Week honors for weeks 1, 21. 

2019 (Los Angeles Football Club):  

  • Started 33 of 34 total MLS regular season matches, adding one goal in a total of 2,995’ minutes played.  
  • Led LAFC in regular season minutes played with 2,995’.  
  • Made LAFC and MLS debut in 2-1 win vs. Sporting Kansas City on March 3.   
  • Got married to his girlfriend of three years the morning of the 4-2 win vs. the Montreal Impact on May 24.  
  • Started and played 90’ minutes in both MLS Cup Playoff matches, adding one assist in the 5 - 3 Western Conference Semifinal win against the LA Galaxy on October 24.  
  • Started all three Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup matches, logging 270’ minutes played.  

2017 - 2018 (Atlético Huila,  Categoría  Primera A):  

  • In his two years with the club, Segura saw action in 80 contests across all competitions, tallying two goals in 7,121 minutes.  
  • In 2018, captained Atlético Huila to a fourth-place regular season finish in the Torneo Apertura and a trip to the semifinals after appearing in every league and postseason match.  

2013 – 2016 (Deportivo Pereira,  Categoría  Primera B):   

  • Appeared in 53 matches across all competitions, adding one goal in 4,095 minutes played.  
  • Made his senior debut as a 16-year-old on May 5, 2013, playing the full 90’ in a 4-2 win away to Universitario Popayán.  

INTERNATIONAL  

  • Received his first international call-up for the Colombian U23 team on November 17, 2019, for a friendly 2-0 victory over Japan.  
  • Started four 2020 CONMEBOL pre-Olympic qualifying matches for the Colombian U23 team.  

PERSONAL  

  • Favorite food is lentejas con chorizo.  
  • Favorite video games are Fortnite and FIFA.  
  • Favorite movies growing up were the Harry Potter series.  
  • Follow Eddie on Instagram and Twitter @eddiesegura02.

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