Player Details

Name

Érik Godoy

Height

6' 1"

Weight

174 lbs

Date of Birth

8.16.1993 (28)

Birthplace

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Position

Defender

Position Detail

Central Defender

Preferred Side

Centre

Footedness

Right
2020 MLS Regular Season
2020 MLS Regular Season

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Career Summary

HOW ACQUIRED: Signed on a one-year loan with an option to purchase from Club Atletico Colon using Targeted Allocation Money on Feb. 8, 2019. Transferred from Colon and signed using Targeted Allocation Money through 2022, with an option for 2023, on January 22, 2020.

A calm, dynamic centre back, Érik Godoy brought eight years of top-tier Superliga Argentina experience to Vancouver. In his second MLS season, Godoy collected 11 starts and 12 appearances after being sidelined until August due to injury. By the end of the year, he was back to being a regular presence in the 'Caps backline, starting in all but one of their last 10 matches.

OUTSIDE MLS: Godoy is entering his prime after eight years in his native Argentina with Tigre, Belgrano, and Colón. During his career in his home country he accumulated more than 140 starts in the top tier Superliga Argentina, also known as the Primera División, as well 10 appearances in the Copa Argentina. In that time, the native of Buenos Aires scored six goals in all competitions. The newest addition to the Blue and White enters training camp having recently made 10 starts and 11 appearances with Colón during the current 2018-19 Superliga season. In international cup competition, Godoy made one start in the Copa Libertadores with Tigre, as well as seven starts in the Copa Sudamericana with both Tigre, where he started the second leg of the final in 2012, and most recently with Colón in 2018.

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