Player Details

Name

Erik Sorga

Height

5' 9"

Weight

150 lbs

Date of Birth

7.8.1999 (22)

Birthplace

Tallinn, Estonia

Position

Forward

Position Detail

Striker

Preferred Side

Centre

Footedness

2020 MLS Regular Season
2020 MLS Regular Season

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Career Summary

HOW ACQUIRED: Transferred from FC Flora Tallinn and signed on February 29, 2020. Originally signed by Loudoun United on January 8, 2020.

Sorga was a proven goalscorer in the Estonian league and has represented his country at the senior international level. Sorga scored his first MLS goal, a late winner against the rival New York Red Bulls, and started six matches in 17 appearances. 

INTERNATIONAL: Sorga made his national team debut for Estonia in a 2-1 loss to Northern Ireland in European Qualifiers on June 8, 2019 The forward competed in five of Estonia’s European Qualifiers in 2019 and scored his first international goal against Belarus on Sept. 6, 2019. In total, Sorga has scored one goal in eight national team appearances, totaling 392 minutes played.

OUTSIDE MLS: The 20-year-old signed his first professional contract with FC Flora of the Estonian Meistriliiga (First Division) on Jan. 1, 2017 after playing for the Under-21 side. Sorga made his professional debut for the club as a substitute on Sept. 23, 2016 in a 4-0 win against Rakvere Tarvas in league play as a 17-year-old. He scored his first goal in his third professional appearance in a 7-0 win against JK Viljandi on May 5, 2017. In total, Sorga has scored 78 goals and recorded nine assists in 91 appearances for FC Flora across all competitions. Sorga was a part of the FC Flora side that won the Estonian Meistriliiga in 2017 and 2019. He won the league and team golden boot after scoring 31 goals in the 2019 season to lead FC Flora to the domestic title. The Tallinn, Estonia native was a product of his hometown academy, Tallinn Jalgpalli Klubi Legion, before joining the FC Flora Under-21’s on Feb. 21, 2016.

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