HOW ACQUIRED: Signed on Dec. 10, 2018.
Zambrano is a central midfielder who joins the Timbers after playing two seasons with T2 in the USL Championship.
INTERNATIONAL: Zambrano has made three appearances (3 starts) for the Venezuela Men’s National Team since making his debut and recording an assist in a 5-0 win over Bolivia in a 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying match on Nov. 11, 2016.
OUTSIDE MLS: Played two seasons for T2 after joining from Spanish side Real Vallodolid. Zambrano made seven appearances (7 starts) for Portland during the 2017 USL regular season. In 2018, Zambrano made 31 appearances (30 starts), tallying three goals and three assists. The Aragua de Maturín, Venezuela, native made his debut in Venezuela’s Primera División Venezolana with Monagas SC in 2011. Zambrano spent two seasons with Monagas (2011-13), before joining A.C. Deportivo Lara for the 2014 Primera División Venezolana campaign, making 26 appearances (14 starts) and recording one goal.