How Acquired: Acquired via trade with Chivas USA in exchange for allocation money on May 7, 2013
One of the top creative forwards in the league since 2010 when he was signed as a homegrown player by the New York Red Bulls. Spends most of his time at center forward, but can also play on either wing. Dropped draws with his wonder goal in the summer of 2013 with a back heel chip.
INTERNATIONAL: 19 appearances and 3 goals in his US national team career. Scored the game winner on his debut in South Africa in November of 2010 becoming the youngest goal scorer in national team history.
OUTSIDE MLS: Signed a pre-contract with Stoke City but failed to receIve a UK work permit. Spent time with FC Utrecht in Holland scoring 3 times and assitng on 3 more while waiting a year to join Stoke. Once again failed to recieve a work permit after which the contract was terminated.
PERSONAL: Was born in Manizales, Colombia, and moved to the US when he was eight years old.