Player Details

Name

Mohamed Traore

Height

6' 3"

Weight

157 lbs

Date of Birth

8.15.2002 (20)

Birthplace

Dakar, Senegal

Position

Defender

Position Detail

Central Defender

Preferred Side

Centre

Roster Category

Senior

Player Category

International
Career Summary

ACQUIRED:   

Signed using the top spot in the MLS Waiver Order on August 17, 2020.  

EXPERIENCE:  

2020 (Los Angeles Football Club): 

Appeared in one match, logging 45 minutes.  

Made MLS and LAFC debut in 3 – 0 loss at Real Salt Lake on Sep. 9. 

2016- 2019 (Soccer Institute of Montverde Academy): 

  • Led Montverde to a 21-4-1 record in his senior season and an overall mark of 56-9-6 in his time there.  
  • Honored as Montverde Academy's Most Improved Player in his junior season. 
  • Tallied seven assists in his senior season. 
  • Scored his first goal in his sophomore campaign.  

INTERNATIONAL

  • Called into the Under-17 Senegalese National Team for CAF Qualifiers and the Under-17 Youth World Cup. 

PERSONAL  

  • Moved to Orlando as a 14-year old to attend the Soccer Institute of Montverde Academy. 
  • Made his way to Orlando through Salif Diao’s Foundation, Sport 4 Charity. 
  • Was a three-year honor roll student at Montverde Academy. 
  • Has two younger siblings, a brother and sister, his brother is also a soccer player.  
  • Big fan of the NBA; favorite team is the Golden State Warriors.  
  • FC Barcelona fan.  
  • Follow Mohamed on Instagram @momotra_official.