Player Details


Samuel Armenteros


5' 10"


181 lbs

Date of Birth

5.27.1990 (34)


Gotehnburg, Sweden


Career Summary

Loan expired following 2018 season.

Armenteros, who has the ability to create chances for his own and score glorious goals, had a solid first season with the Timbers, emerging as the club's first-choice No. 9 midway through the season. He had eight goals in 28 appearances, 19 as a starter. 

INTERNATIONAL:  Armenteros has earned two caps for the Sweden Men’s National Team, scoring the game-tying goal in the 81st minute on his debut in a 1-1 draw against Norway on June 13, 2017. In his most recent appearance for Sweden, Armenteros came on as a second-half substitute in a 2018 World Cup Qualifying match against Bulgaria on Aug. 31, 2017. Additionally, Armenteros has featured for Sweden at the U-17, U-19 and U-21 levels.

OUTSIDE MLS: Armenteros joins Portland with over 200 professional appearances in Europe since making his debut as a 19-year-old with Dutch side Heracles Almelo, appearing in a 3-2 win over Roda JC on Nov. 28, 2009. A native of Gothenburg, Sweden, Armenteros played five seasons for Heracles (2009-13, 2016-17). During the 2016-17 campaign for Heracles, Armenteros tallied 22 goals in 32 appearances across all competitions. Armenteros joined newly promoted Serie A side Benevento Calcio for the 2017-18 season, recording one goal in nine appearances.