Player Details


Marco Angulo




5' 11"


148 lbs

Date of Birth

5.8.2002 (21)



Position Detail

Defensive Midfielder

Preferred Side


Roster Category


Player Category

International, U22 Initiative
Career Summary

FC Cincinnati acquired midfielder Marco Angulo from Independiente de Valle of the Ecuadorian Liga Pro via transfer on December 21, 2022. FC Cincinnati signed Angulo to a contract through the 2025 season, with a club option for 2026. Angulo joins the club as a U22 initiative player.

OUTSIDE MLS: Comes to FCC from Independiente, where he has made 45 appearances for the first team since October 2021 … joined Independiente Juniors in 2017, after he began his youth career at Rocafuerte FC in Guayaquil, Ecuador … made 24 appearances with Independiente Juniors in the Serie B in 2021 and 2022, scoring three goals … elevated to the first team in October 2021, and he scored his first professional goal on Aug. 2, 2022 in a 1-0 victory over Venezuelan club Deportivo Táchira in the Copa Sudamericana … in his time with Independiente, he won the U-20 Copa Libertadores in 2020, the Serie A de Ecuador in 2021, and the Copa Ecuador and the Copa Sudamericana in 2022. He has scored three goals for Independiente and added four assists for the club.

INTERNATIONAL: Made his senior international debut with the Ecuadorian National Team on November 12, 2022 in a scoreless draw with Iraq prior to the 2022 FIFA World Cup … at the youth international level, he played three of nine games in the South American U-17 championships in Peru in 2019, and he played in all four of Ecuador’s games at the 2019 U-17 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.