Player Details

Name

Michael Salazar

Height

5' 11"

Weight

165 lbs

Date of Birth

11.15.1992 (28)

Birthplace

New York, NY, NY Belize

Position

Forward

Position Detail

Striker

Preferred Side

Centre

Footedness

2020 MLS Regular Season
2020 MLS Regular Season

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Career Summary

Contract option declined on Dec. 1, 2020

Salazar returns to MLS with the Dynamo after a successful stint with RGV FC in the USL Championship. The winger earned one start in seven appearances with Houston in 2019.

INTERNATIONAL: Played in 14 games with the Belize national team, including three in the 2013 Concacaf Gold Cup and five in the 2017 Copa Centroamericana. He scored his first international goal against Grenada in Concacaf Nations League B in November.

OUTSIDE MLS: Salazar appeared in 12 matches for the Toros in 2019 before signing with the Dynamo, starting eight, and leads the team with eight goals on the year. His eight goals were tied for fourth-most in the USL Championship at the time, and he has averaged nearly a goal per 90 minutes played this year.

COLLEGE: Played two seasons with California Baptist University in the National Christian College Athletic Association in 2011 and 2012, helping the team win the Division 1 National Championship in 2012. Played two seasons with UC Riverside in 2014 and 2015, earning a First Team All-Big West Conference selection in his last season.


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