Player Details

Name

Steven Mendoza

Height

5' 7"

Weight

161 lbs

Date of Birth

6.27.1992 (29)

Birthplace

Palmira, Colombia

Position

Forward
Career Summary

Loan expired following 2016 season.

Mendoza, according to NYCFC sporting director Claudio Reyna and head coach Patrick Vieira, is a pacy, creative player who can take players on 1-v-1 and score goals.

International: Has represented Colombia at the U-17 and U-20 levels and represented his country at the 2009 FIFA U-17 World Cup.

Outside MLS: Mendoza began his career in his native Colombia in 2010, playing for Envigado, America de Cali, Cucuta Deportivo and Deportivo Cali. He moved to Chennaiyin of the Indian Super League in October 2014, scoring four goals in nine games before moving to Brazil's Corinthians in December. He would go back on loan to Chennaiyin in 2015, where he scored 13 goals in 16 games.