Andrés Flores

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Andrés Flores
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Personal information
Full name Andrés Alexander Flores Mejía
Date of birth (1990-08-31) August 31, 1990 (age 24)
Place of birth San Salvador, El Salvador
Height 1.71 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Midfielder/Forward
Club information
Current team
New York Cosmos
(on loan from Isidro Metapán)
Number 14
Youth career
1998–2005 Academia Chelona
2006–2008 River Plate
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009– Isidro Metapán 60 (16)
2012 Viborg (loan) 1 (0)
2014 New York Cosmos (loan) 6 (1)
National team
2002–2004 El Salvador U15
2005–2006 El Salvador U17 7 (3)
2007–2009 El Salvador U20 5 (1)
2010 El Salvador U21
2012 El Salvador U23 5 (3)
2008– El Salvador 37 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of August 2, 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of September 13, 2014
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Flores and the second or maternal family name is Mejía.

Andrés Alexander Flores Mejía (born August 31, 1990) is a Salvadoran footballer who currently plays for New York Cosmos in the North American Soccer League on loan from Isidro Metapán.

Club career[edit]

Nicknamed Ruso, Flores was signed by top Argentine side River Plate and played for River Plate's Reserves team in 2006-2008. He impressed in Argentina, but was unable to stay due to his age.

Upon returning to El Salvador he signed with A.D. Isidro Metapán in 2009. During his time with the club Metapán enjoyed the greatest period in its history capturing four domestic titles, the last one in December 2011.

On January 29, 2012, Flores signed to first division Danish club Viborg FF. Due to injury he only played one league game, but played several games in the Danish Cup, where he scored two goals. He did not renew his contract with Viborg and went back to El Salvador to play with Metapán.

New York Cosmos[edit]

On July 18, 2014, the New York Cosmos announced that Flores would be signed on loan from Turín FESA F.C.. The 23 year old made his first appearance for the New York Cosmos in a 1-0 loss to the Carolina RailHawks during the 2014 NASL Fall Season.

International career[edit]

Flores started playing for the U-15 national team, and has been an essential player in the youth national teams. In 2008, El Salvador's manager Carlos de los Cobos called the young Flores to train with the senior team. He made his debut for El Salvador in a March 2008 friendly match against Trinidad & Tobago but was overlooked from May 2008 on, only to be recalled for a September 2010 friendly against Honduras. Flores took part at the 2011 CONCACAF Gold Cup. He was subbed-on at the 78th minute in exchange for Léster Blanco in a friendly on August 7, 2011 against Venezuela.

International caps and goals[edit]

El Salvador's goal tally first.

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

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