Player Details

Name

Lucas Maicel Maciel Felix

Pronunciation

MA-see-ELL

Height

5' 7"

Weight

154 lbs

Date of Birth

1.18.2000 (21)

Position

Midfielder

Position Detail

Central Midfielder

Preferred Side

Unknown

Roster Category

Supplemental Slots 25-28
2021 MLS Regular Season
2021 MLS Regular Season
Career Summary

Updated October 7, 2021

MACIEL AT A GLANCE:

·        Second-year central midfielder from Rio de Janeiro owns 17 MLS appearances in 2021.

·        Ascended to New England’s MLS roster after making 16 appearances for Revolution II in 2020.

·        Became the first Revolution II graduate to appear in a match for the first team on May 1, 2021.

·        Developed for 10 years in the Botafogo F.R. Academy in Brazil.

·        Suited up for the Botafogo Under-20 side in the 2020 Copa Sao Paulo de Futebol Junior.

·        Made 32 appearances for the Botafogo F.R. U-20 side at center midfield in 2019 across all competitions totaling 2,000 minutes.

MLS CAREER (2021): Signed by New England Revolution to a one-year contract with additional club options on March 22, 2021…Began 2021 preseason as one of six Revs II players training with the first team…Has made 17 appearances, including 14 starts, with 1,156 minutes played in debut MLS season after missing first games of the season with an injury…Owns one additional start for Revolution II at the USL League One level…(5/1) vs. ATL: Became the first Revolution II player to appear in a match for the first team…Played 90 minutes in central midfield in the 2-1 win…Completed all 33 pass attempts…(5/8) at NSH: Made a second straight start in central midfield and played 64 minutes…(5/12) at PHI: Recorded a third straight start in the 1-1 draw…(5/16) vs. CLB: Started a fourth consecutive game and played 69 minutes in the 1-0 win…(6/23) vs. NYR: Made first appearance as a substitute… (7/3) at CLB: Logged two shots, one on goal, over 78 minutes played in 2-2 road draw…(7/7) vs. TOR: Started and notched second full 90-minute performance of the season…(7/17): Started and played 82 minutes in 1-0 clean-sheet victory on the road…(7/25) vs. MTL: Appeared off the bench and played 27 minutes in the 2-1 win…(8/8) vs. PHI: Started and played all 90 minutes for the third time…(8/21) vs. CIN: Contributed in the 4-1 win with a 28-minute performance as a substitute.

CLUB CAREER OUTSIDE MLS: Signed by New England Revolution II to the team’s inaugural USL League One roster on January 16, two days before his 20th birthday…Played in all 16 matches during his rookie season in 2020, leading the club with 1,414 minutes played and finishing third in USL League One with 829 passes attempted.

2020: Only member of the club to start all 16 matches this season, logging 1,414 minutes...(7/25 vs. OMA): Made professional debut playing 90 minutes in season opener, recording a team-high three shots...(8/7 at NTX): Started and played 90 minutes...(8/21 vs. RIC): Turned in a 90-minute effort, earning a season-high nine possessions gained...(8/26 vs. GVL): Recorded three tackles and saw first yellow card… (10/3) at RIC: Played 90 minutes to surpass 1,000 minutes on the season and finished the game with seven possessions gained, five interceptions, two clearances, two passes, and a team-high 90.2% pass completion rate to earn first Team of the Week selection.

ACADEMY CAREER (BOTAFOGO F.R.): Developed for 10 years in the Botafogo F.R. Academy in his native Brazil…Played four games for the Botafogo F.R. Under-20 team in the 2020 Copa Sao Paulo de Futebol Junior, helping earn a pair of victories…Made 32 appearances for the Botafogo U-20s at center midfield in 2019 across all competitions, totaling 2,000 minutes…Made 14 appearances in the 2019 U-20 Campeonato Carioca…Earned 18 appearances for the club’s U-20 side in the 2019 U-20 Campeonato Brasileiro, starting 12 of those games…Scored lone goal for the club in a 3-2 win over the Fluminese U-20 team…Totaled 90 minutes on three occasions during the Campeonato Brasileiro.

PERSONAL: Full name is Lucas Maciel Felix…Native of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil…Speaks fluent Portuguese…Spent 10 years playing for the Botafogo F.R. Academy in Brazil before making the move to USL League One…Favorite players are Andres Iniesta, Ronaldinho Gaucho, and Lionel Messi.  

PRONUNCIATION: SOUNDCLOUD

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