Player Details

Name

Jaime Castrillón

Height

5' 11"

Weight

185 lbs

Date of Birth

4.5.1983 (38)

Birthplace

Medellín, Colombia

Position

Midfielder
2020 MLS Regular Season
2020 MLS Regular Season

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Career Summary

ACQUIRED

  • Signed as an International Player on January 25, 2012.
  • A dynamic and exciting box-to-box midfielder
  • Played over 300 matches in the Colombian first division, scoring more than 50 goals
  • Has made 29 appearances with the Colombian National Team

MLS CAREER

2012:

  • Won the Colorado Rapids Golden Boot award with eight goals in his debut MLS season.
  • Scored game-tying goal in a 1-1 tie over the L.A. Galaxy on Oct. 1
  • Scored game-winning goal in 3-2 Montreal Impact on May 26.

NATIONAL TEAM

  • Has earned 29 caps with the Colombian National Team, scoring five goals.
  • Made his debut for Colombia in 2004.
  • Scored a goal against the United States and current teammate Drew Moor in a 1-0 win during the 2007 Copa America.

OTHER PROFESSIONAL HIGHLIGHTS

  • Began his professional career in 2002 with Independiente Medellín in the Colombian first division. Helped the squad to two Primera A titles in 2002 and 2004.
  • Played with Chinese team Nanchang Bayi in 2009.
  • Returned to Colombia with Once Caldas in 2010 before rejoining Independiente in 2011. In his ten years in the Colombian first division, Castrillón has played over 300 matches, scoring more than 50 goals.

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