Sergio Salas

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Sergio Salas
Personal information
Full name Sergio Salas Quinteros
Date of birth (1981-03-22) March 22, 1981 (age 33)
Place of birth Cochabamba, Bolivia
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Playing position Attacking midfielder
Club information
Current team
West Texas United Sockers
Number 15
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000 D.C. United 1 (0)
2000 MLS Pro 40 (loan) 13 (0)
2002-2004 Northern Virginia Royals 37 (6)
2005–2006 Club Aurora 9 (0)
2006–2007 Municipal Real Mamore 10 (2)
2007 Indios USA
2008 Club Aurora
2009 West Texas United Sockers 4 (0)
2009 Real Maryland Monarchs 3 (0)
2011– West Texas United Sockers 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of May 21, 2011.
† Appearances (Goals).

Sergio Salas (born March 21, 1981 in Cochabamba) is a Bolivian footballer who currently plays for West Texas United Sockers in the USL Second Division.

Career[edit]

Youth[edit]

Salas moved from his native Bolivia to the United States as a child, settling with his family in McLean, Virginia. He attended Mclean High School, but chose to not to play college soccer, instead turning professional straight out high school when he signed a Project-40 contract with Major League Soccer.

Professional[edit]

Salas was drafted in the third round (27th overall) of the 2000 MLS SuperDraft by D.C. United.[1] He spent most of the season on loan to MLS Pro 40,[2] but played one game, 18 minutes in total for D.C. before being released at the end of the season. Following his release from DC, Salas bounced around the American lower-leagues, playing for Northern Virginia Royals in the USL Second Division, and the amateur Indios USA in the National Premier Soccer League, before signing on with Bolivian pro team Club Aurora in 2005. In 2006 Salas joined Municipal Real Mamore on a one-year loan. That year the Team won the Bolivian 2nd division tournament Simon Bolivar and won promotion to 1st division.

Salas returned to the United States in 2009 to play for the West Texas United Sockers in the USL Premier Development League,[3] before moving to the Real Maryland Monarchs in the USL Second Division.[4]

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