Player Details


Rubén Bover


5' 7"


143 lbs

Date of Birth

6.24.1992 (29)


Mallorca, Spain


Career Summary

How Acquired: Signed on Feb. 8, 2013

2014: Set career-highs for appearances (15) and starts (2) in second MLS season. Made season debut as a sub against Vancouver on March 8. Made second start of his career, and first of season, on May 27 at Sporting Park in Kansas City. Played season-high 58 minutes, and scored first career goal in his other start, October 11 against Toronto FC… Played 20 minutes as a sub in friendly against Arsenal in July… Playoffs: Appeared as a sub in the 2-2 draw at New England in the second leg of the Eastern Conference Finals, replacing Eric Alexander... Champions League: Started and played 82 minutes on September 17 in New York’s 1-0 CCL group play loss at Montreal. Replaced Saer Sene as a second-half substitute on September 24 in a 0-0 draw at C.D. FAS in CCL group play, played full 90 in October 22 draw with Montreal.

2013: Made seven appearances, including one start, and notched an assist in first season in MLS … Started season-opening 3-3 tie at Portland on March 3 at age of 20 and was credited with an assist on Jamison Olave’s goal that gave New York a 3-1 lead … Made six additional appearances as a substitute, including 21 minutes at San Jose on March 10, 24 minutes vs. Kansas City on April 17, and 9 minutes at Columbus on Aug. 10 … Playoffs: Did not appear … U.S. Open Cup: Did not appear … MLS Reserve League: Only player to appear in all 12 reserve games, starting all 12 and leading the team in minutes while notching two goals and two assists … Earned first assist in 3-2 win vs. Columbus on March 31 … Scored first goal in 3-2 loss at Dallas on Sept. 3 … Contributed a goal and an assist in 7-2 win at Houston on Sept. 8 … Other: Appeared as a second-half substitute in 2-2 friendly tie vs. Olympique Lyonnais on July 16.

2010-2012: Bover was a member of Halesowen Town from 2010-11, where he scored two goals in 18 appearances … The following season he played for English side Charleton Athletic before going on loan to Spanish club CD San Roque de Lepe during the 2011-12 season … In his time with San Roque de Lepe, Bover scored one goal in 10 appearances.

Youth: Bover is a product of Mallorca’s academy, and signed with the Kidderminster Harriers in 2009.

MLS All-Star Game

MLS All-Star Game

MLS All-Stars to face the LIGA MX All-Stars in the 2022 MLS All-Star Game presented by Target on August 10