Antonio Rago

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Antonio Rago
Personal information
Full name Antonio Rago
Date of birth (1990-11-05) November 5, 1990 (age 26)
Place of birth St. Albert, Alberta, Canada
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Playing position Defender
Youth career
Green & Gold Soccer Academy
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008 Whitecaps Residency 15 (0)
2010 Edmonton Drillers (indoor) 7 (1)
2011–2013 FC Edmonton 69 (0)
National team
2006–2007 Canada U17
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of November 8, 2013.

Antonio Rago (born November 5, 1990 in St. Albert, Alberta) is a former Canadian soccer player.


Youth and college[edit]

Rago played at the University of Alberta's Green & Gold Soccer Academy under head coach Len Vickery, before joining the Vancouver Whitecaps residency program in July 2007.[1] He went on to play with the Vancouver Whitecaps Residency team in the USL Premier Development League,[2] while training with the senior Whitecaps side.


Rago played professional indoor soccer for the Edmonton Drillers in the Canadian Major Indoor Soccer League in 2010, before being signed by FC Edmonton of the new North American Soccer League in 2011. He made his professional debut in the team's first competitive game on April 9, 2011, a 2-1 victory over the Fort Lauderdale Strikers.[3] The club re-signed Rago for the 2012 season on October 12, 2011.[4]


Rago, played for the Canadian U-17 national team in 2006 and 2007, scoring a goal in a friendly victory against Northern Ireland in the Ballymena International Tournament, and competing in the 2007 Chivas Cup in Guadalajara, Mexico.


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