Player Details

Name

Kevin Paredes

Height

5' 6"

Weight

119 lbs

Date of Birth

5.7.2003 (18)

Birthplace

South Riding, VA USA

Position

Defender

Position Detail

Wing Back

Preferred Side

Left

Roster Category

Supplemental Slots 25-28

Player Category

Homegrown
2021 MLS Regular Season
2021 MLS Regular Season

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Career Summary

MLS Experience

2019 (Loudoun): Paredes made his debut for Loudoun United as a substitute in the 4-1 victory over Swope Park on Sept. 26. The midfielder was handed his first start in the match against Nashville SC on Sept. 29. In his third match for Loudoun, Paredes recorded his first assist during the 2-1 loss against the Pittsburgh Riverhounds on Oct. 2. Paredes finished the season with one assist and three chances created in three appearances (one start).

Previous Experience

As a member of D.C. United's Academy since the U-13 level, Paredes recorded 39 goals in 85 U.S. Soccer Development Acad- emy (USSDA) appearances (61 starts). The 16-year-old impressed with his ability to score from his midfield position, while remaining disciplined in defense.

After breaking through the D.C. United academy, Paredes made his professional debut for D.C. United’s USL Championship affiliate Loudoun United on Sept. 26, 2019. Paredes came on as a substitute during a 4-1 victory over Swope Park Rangers. The 16-year-old made his first start for the club in a 2-0 defeat against Nashville FC on September 29. Paredes recorded his first assist for Loudoun during the 2-1 defeat against the Pittsburgh Riverhounds on October 2.

International Experience

Paredes has represented the U.S. U-17 Men’s National Team on three occasions recording a goal and an assist. The Virginia native made his debut in a friendly against the Netherlands U-17 squad on Nov. 14, 2019. During the match, Paredes came off the bench and scored his first goal for the national team as he helped his squad to a 3-3 draw. In the 3-2 victory over Turkey’s U-17 team on Nov. 18, 2019, the midfielder recorded an as- sist for the United States second goal of the match.

Acquired

United sign midfielder Kevin Paredes as the club’s 14th Homegrown Player on January 17, 2020.

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