Player Details

Name

Nacho Gil

Pronunciation

NAH-cho HEEL

Height

5' 6"

Weight

139 lbs

Date of Birth

9.9.1995 (27)

Birthplace

Valencia, Spain

Position

Midfielder

Position Detail

Winger

Preferred Side

Left/Right

Footedness

Right

Roster Category

Senior

Player Category

International
Career Summary

Updated October 24, 2022

NACHO GIL AT A GLANCE:

  • Spanish midfielder owns 101 career appearances in La Liga 2 with FC Cartagena, Ponferradina, and Elche CF.
  • Owns 22 appearances in Spain’s La Liga between Valencia and Las Palmas.
  • Most recently played two seasons for Spanish Segunda Division side FC Cartagena, logging 60 appearances across all competitions with one goal and two assists.
  • Scored 16 goals in 95 appearances for Valencia B from 2014-17.
  • Developed for 12 years with the Valencia CF Academy in his native Spain.
  • Younger brother of Revolution teammate and 2021 MLS MVP Carles Gil.

MLS CAREER: Signed as a free agent to a one-year contract on August 23, 2022…Appeared in four matches, starting twice, to close the 2022 regular season, totaling 201 minutes for the year.

2022: Signed as a free agent to a one-year contract on August 23, 2022…Appeared in four matches, starting twice, to close the 2022 regular season, totaling 201 minutes for the year…(9/10) at NY: Made Revolution and MLS debut with a seven-minute substitute appearance…(10/1) vs. ATL: Made his first start for the club and his home debut at Gillette Stadium, playing 76 minutes…(10/9) at CHI: Started and played 74 minutes in season finale.

CLUB CAREER OUTSIDE OF MLS: Signed first professional contract with Valencia B after spending 12 years developing in the club’s Academy…Made 95 appearances for the Valencia second team, scoring 16 goals and adding six assists…Earned a call up to the Valencia first team and made his senior debut on February 25, 2017…Spent the second half of the 2017-18 season on loan with Las Palmas, making 14 appearances…Joined Elche CF on loan for the 2018-19 season, scoring two goals and adding one assist in 11 appearances…Terminated contract with Valencia and signed for Segunda Division side SD Ponferradina on July 19, 2019…Played in 35 matches across all competitions for Ponferradina, tallying a goal and an assist…Signed a two-year deal with FC Cartagena in August 2020, making 60 appearances in the Segunda Division and registering a goal and two assists.

Cartagena (ESP): Signed a two-year deal with FC Cartagena in August 2020, making 60 appearances in the Segunda Division and registering a goal and two assists…Debuted for the club on September 13, 2020 with a 45-minute shift against Real Oviedo…Notched an assist against his former club Ponferradina on October 11, 2020…Recorded an assist in Copa del Rey action against Pontevedra on December 17, 2020…Missed over three months to start the 2021-22 season with a shoulder injury, returning to action December 12, 2021…Tallied lone goal for the club on March 26, 2022 at Sporting Gijon.

Ponferradina (ESP): Signed for Segunda Division side SD Ponferradina on July 19, 2019…Played in 35 matches across all competitions for Ponferradina, tallying a goal and an assist…Made his debut for the club on August 18, 2019, starting and playing 70 minutes at Cadiz CF…Tallied first goal for the club on December 22, 2019, a second-half equalizer to spur a comeback victory over UD Almeria…Recorded an assist on June 21, 2020 against CD Mirandes.

Elche (ESP): Joined Elche CF on loan for the 2018-19 season, scoring two goals and adding one assist in 11 appearances…Made first appearance for the club on January 4, 2019 at CD Tenerife, a 32-minute substitute appearance…Registered an assist on February 16, 2019 against Extremadura…Notched goals in consecutive matches on May 12, 2019 at UD Almeria and on May 18, 2019 against CD Tenerife.

Las Palmas (ESP): Spent the second half of the 2017-18 season on loan with Las Palmas, making 14 appearances in La Liga, the Spanish top flight…Started eight times…Made his debut for the club on January 28, 2018 with a 28-minute appearance at Atletico Madrid

Valencia (ESP): Signed first professional contract with Valencia B after spending 12 years developing in the club’s Academy…Made 95 appearances for the Valencia second team, scoring 16 goals and adding six assists…Made professional debut on January 5, 2014, starting and playing 67 minutes at CE L'Hospitalet…Made 32 appearances in 2014-15, his first full professional season, netting five goals…Scored first two professional goals in consecutive matches, a game-winner on December 7, 2014 at Reus Deportiu and an equalizer on December 14, 2014 against UE Cornella…Scored three goals in 26 games during the 2015-16 campaign…Added a career-high seven goals and three assists during the 2016-17 season, including four game-winners…Delivered a game-winning assist on December 10, 2016 against Lleida Esportiu…Tallied in the dying minutes of a 2-1 win over UE Cornella on March 11, 2017…Scored a stoppage-time winner in a 5-4 victory over CF Gava on March 19, 2017…Notched a goal and three assists in the 2017 Promotion Playoffs…Registered a goal and an assist in a 3-2 win over Celta de Vigo B during the first leg of the Promotion Playoffs Quarterfinals…Tallied two assists in the second leg of the quarterfinals…Earned a call up to the Valencia first team after three seasons with the second team…Made his first team debut on February 25, 2017 with a late substitute appearance at Alaves…Started four times in the 2017-18 Copa del Rey…Recorded first assist for Valencia on December 9, 2017, a game-winning helper against Celta de Vigo…In final appearance for the club, notched an assist in a 57-minute performance at Las Palmas.

PERSONAL: Full name is Ignacio Gil de Pareja Vicent…Native of Valencia, Spain…Joined Valencia Academy in 2002 at the age of 7, playing parts of 12 years in the youth system before graduating to Valencia B…Alongside brother and current Revolution captain Carles, became third set of siblings to suit up for New England joining Alexi & Greg Lalas (1997) and Daouda & Ibrahim Kante (2003).