Derby Rafael Carrillo (born September 19, 1987) is an American-born Salvadoran international footballer who currently plays for Atlanta Silverbacks in the North American Soccer League.
Early life [ edit ]
Carrillo was born in
La Mirada, California and attended St. John Bosco High School. He began playing [1 ] college soccer at California State University, Dominguez Hills, where he posted a 13-3-1 record in two seasons with the Toros after redshirting as a freshman. He was named a Daktronics first team All-American, a first team All-Region selection, a first team CCAA selection, and a NCAA Far West All-Tournament Team selection in 2007. Before his junior year, he transferred to St. John's University where he played goalie, forward, midfield and defense. [2 ]
While in college, Carrillo played in the
USL Premier Development League for the Newark Ironbound Express. [3 ]
Professional career [ edit ]
Major League Soccer's (MLS) 2010 Arizona training camp with the Seattle Sounders FC's. He made an impression on the coaching staff, and was asked to accompany the team to their Spain preseason camp. After the training camp, the coaching staff asked Carrillo to return to Seattle with them to train for the 2010 season and play games with Kitsap Pumas, a local P.D.L. team. Carrillo trained with the Sounders, and signed and played with the Pumas. [4 ]
In 2011, Carrillo signed with
F.C. New York of the USL Professional Division, and made his debut on April 9, 2011 in New York's first-ever game, which was a 3-0 loss to [5 ] Orlando City. [6 ]
Eric Wynalda chose Carrillo to be part of the Cal Football Club in 2012, where they competed in the 2012 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup and pulled off an upset by beating MLS' Portland Timbers. Carrillo later signed to play for [7 ] Santa Tecla before the 2012 Apertura. He has also trained in camps with El Salvador youth teams.
In March 26 2014, he signed with Atlanta Silverbacks of the
International appearances [ edit ]
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