Emilio Orozco

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Emilio Orozco
Personal information
Full name Emilio Orozco Plascencia
Date of birth (1992-04-29) April 29, 1992 (age 22)
Place of birth Oxnard, California, United States
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Defender
Youth career
2007–2009 IMG Soccer Academy
2009–2010 Real So Cal
2010–2012 Tigres
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012–2013 Tigres 0 (0)
2012 Fort Lauderdale Strikers (loan) 14 (0)
2013 Chivas USA 0 (0)
National team
2007–2009 United States U17 8 (0)
2010 United States U20 4 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of December 12, 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of April 21, 2012

Emilio Orozco Plascencia (born April 29, 1992) is an American soccer player.

Career[edit]

Club[edit]

After graduating from High School, Orozco joined Mexican Primera División side Tigres de la UANL. On March 19, 2012, Orozco joined NASL side Fort Lauderdale Strikers on a season-long loan.[1] On April 21, Orozco made his debut for the club, coming on as a 71st minute sub in a 2-2 draw on the road against San Antonio Scorpions FC.[2]

On February 27, 2013, Chivas USA announced that Orozco and Josue Soto had joined the club after impressing during a pre-season trial.[3]

International[edit]

Orozco has represented the United States at the Under 17 and Under 20 level.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Strikers Confirm Emilio Orozco Loan from Tigres". Our Sports Central. 19 March 2012. Retrieved 22 April 2012. 
  2. ^ "Strikers And Scorpions Draw 2-2". North American Soccer League. 21 April 2012. Retrieved 22 April 2012. 
  3. ^ "Orozco and Soto sign with Chivas USA". Major League Soccer. 27 February 2013. Retrieved 27 February 2013. 

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