Player Details


Jhegson Sebastian Méndez


5' 9"


159 lbs

Date of Birth

4.26.1997 (25)


Mira, Ecuador



Position Detail

Defensive Midfielder

Preferred Side




Roster Category

Career Summary

2020: Made 23 appearances … Started 16 … Tallied first MLS assist at Semifinals of MLS is Back Tournament against Minnesota on Aug. 6 … 2019: Appeared in 23 matches … Registered 20 starts … Made his City debut in the season-opener against NYCFC on March 2 … 2018: Joined Orlando City on Dec. 28 as an International Player … Appeared in 40 matches across all competitions for Independiente del Valle … Tallied two goals … 2017: Featured in 20 matches … Scored one goal … 2016: Appeared in 19 matches for Independiente del Valle ...  2015: Joined Independiente del Valle of Serie A … Appeared in two matches … Loaned to Cultural Leonesa in August … Made one appearance

2020: Recorded one cap for Ecuador … 2019: Appeared in 10 matches for Ecuador … Tallied his first assist in his Copa America debut on June 22 against Chile … Played a full 90 in a friendly against the United States on March 22 in Orlando … 2018: Totaled five appearances for the senior Ecuadorian National Team … Made his debut on Sept. 12 in a friendly against Guatemala … 2017: Member of Educador’s 2017 South American U-20 Championship team 

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