Player Details

Name

Michael Estrada

Height

6' 1"

Weight

190 lbs

Date of Birth

4.7.1996 (26)

Birthplace

Guayaquil, Ecuador

Position

Forward

Position Detail

Striker

Preferred Side

Centre

Footedness

Right

Roster Category

Senior

Player Category

International
Career Summary

Previous Experience

Estrada spent the previous two seasons with Liga MX club Deportivo Toluca on Jan. 1, 2020 from Ecuadorian side Independiente del Valle. Since arriving in LigaMX, the 25-year-old has scored 17 goals and recorded six assists in 66 appearances across all competitions for Toluca. His first goal for the club was in the win against Atlas F.C. in the Copa MX on Jan. 29, 2020. In the 2021-’22 season, Estrada appeared in 16 games for Toluca. His final appearance for the club was in the 2-1 loss against Club Universidad Nacional on Nov. 22, 2021.

Estrada made his professional debut for Ecuadorian Serie A side, Macará on March 10, 2013, in a 1-0 loss against Barcelona S.C. During his three seasons with Macará, he scored 22 times across 72 appearances. Estrada then joined El Nacional where he scored 18 goals in two seasons with the Ecuadorian Club, before moving to Independiente del Valle in 2017. Over the course of his three seasons with Independiente, Estrada went out on a series of loans to Macará. 

International Experience

Estrada has been a constant for the Ecuadorian National Team since making his debut against Peru in the World Cup Qualifying on Sept. 5, 2017. In 28 caps, Estrada has scored eight goals and recorded five assists. In his most recent appearance for the Ecuador National Team, Estrada scored the opening goal in a 1-1 draw in a World Cup Qualifier against Peru on Feb. 1, 2022.

Acquired

February 8, 2020: acquired on a season-long loan with an option for a permanent transfer in 2023.