Alvaro Fernandez

Alvaro Fernandez
Alvaro Fernandez
Real Name: Alvaro Fernandez
HT: 6' 1" WT: 159
Age: 33 (10/11/1985)
Birthplace: Soriano, Uruguay
Hometown: Soriano, Uruguay

  •     Second on team with 9 goals in 2011 season
  •     Capped 11 times by Uruguay, including four appearances in 2010 FIFA World Cup

MLS Experience
2011: Emerged as an offensive weapon, finishing second on the team with 9 goals. 29 appearances and 23 starts. Scored two goals in 3-0 win vs. DC (9/17). Equalizing goal in 91st minute of 1-1 draw at PHI (4/16). Scored goal and named to Team of the Week vs. POR (5/14). Scored lone goal in CCL win at CF Monterrey (8/23). Altogether, scored 11 goals and 5 assists in 39 appearances across all competitions.

2010: Started 4 of 12 appearances, scoring two goals with one assist. Scored two goals on four shots, including the game-winner at Kansas City (10/9) and also scored in his home debut vs. HOU (8/8). Made MLS debut at SJ (7/31), just days after signing with the club, and made first start at CHV (8/14). Sent the club to the group stage of CONCACAF Champions League with his game-winning goal at Metapan (8/3). Appeared in 23 games with 10 starts in all competitions, logging 1066 minutes.

Other Professional Experience
2010: Played for Chile’s Universidad while on loan from Nacional. Appeared in 11 games with nine starts and onegoal. Universidad, located in Santiago, finished second in the Primera Division.   

2008-09: Started 12 matches for Mexico’s Puebla before signing with Uruguay’s Nacional. Made one start for Nacional in 2008 and made nine appearances with eight starts and three goals in 2009.   

2006-07: Began his professional career with Montivideo Wanderers. Appeared in 43 games over three seasons, making 40 starts with three goals.

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