Player Details

Name

Eduard Atuesta

Height

5' 11"

Weight

154 lbs

Date of Birth

6.18.1997 (23)

Birthplace

Velez, Colombia

Position

Midfielder

Position Detail

Central Midfielder

Preferred Side

Centre

Footedness

Right

Roster Category

Senior
2021 MLS Regular Season
2021 MLS Regular Season

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Career Summary

ACQUIRED 


Signed using Targeted Allocation Money (TAM) on February 27, 2018.  


 

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS 


Categoría Primera A Apertura Championship : 2016 - 17 


 

PROFESSIONAL 


2018 (Los Angeles Football Club): 


  • Appeared in 25 games, starting 16, with one goal and two assists across all competitions.   

  • Made MLS debut in a 4-3 loss at the LA Galaxy on March 1.  



  • Made first start in 1-1 draw vs. FC Dallas on May 5.  

  • Scored first goal as a professional in 2-0 win vs Minnesota United FC on May 19.   

  • Started three of three appearances in the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup, with an assist for the win in the 90’ vs. Sacramento FC (USL) in the quarterfinals on July 19.  

  • Played 17’ in LAFC’s first-ever MLS Cup Playoff game against Real Salt Lake on November 1.  



2016 – 17 (Independiente Medellín, Categoría Primera A, Colombia): 


  • Made 44 total appearances across all competitions. 

  • Made First-Team debut on April 13, 2016.   

  • Categoría Primera A Apertura Championship winner.  



 

INTERNATIONAL 


  • Captained Colombia’s U-20 team at the South American Championship in 2017, appearing in seven of the nine matches. 


 

PERSONAL  



  • Favorite sport outside of soccer is basketball. 

  • Favorite team outside of soccer is the LA Clippers. 

  • Favorite food is tacos. 

  • Is an only child. 



  • Follow Eduard on Instagram @eduard_atuesta. 




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