Jairo Aquino

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Jairo Aquino
Personal information
Full name Jairo Jose Aquino
Date of birth 18 July 1990
Place of birth Baldwin Park, California, United States
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Boca Juniors Gibraltar
Youth career
20xx–2008 Mountain View High School[1][2]
College career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–20xx Mt. San Antonio College[1]
Cal State LA Golden Eagles[4]
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2013 OC Blues Strikers FC[3] 8 (1)
2014 San Jose Earthquakes U23
2016 Academia Chișinău 2 (0)
2016–2017 Nova Mama Mia
2017– Boca Juniors Gibraltar
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Jairo Jose Aquino (born 18 July 1990 in Baldwin Park, California, United States) is an American soccer player who plays for FC Boca Juniors Gibraltar in the Gibraltar Premier Division.[5]



Added to the Academia Chișinău of the Moldovan National Division's roster in early 2016, Aquino stated that he was happy to be there and was excited for the opportunity.[6]


Landing at CS Nuova Mama Mia Becicherecu Mic of the Romanian Liga III alongside American Heriberto Ponce Jr in late 2016, the only two foreigners on the team,[7] the Baldwin Park native wore number 16 for the club.[8] The transfer was arranged by US-based agent George Sangeorzan, who gave credence to their abilities.[8] On the level of the third tier, the midfielder claimed that it was physical and hard tackling.[8]

Personal life[edit]

Majoring Kinesiology, at Cal State LA, Aquino is the son of Mauro Aquino[4] and has Salvadoran citizenship.[8]


  1. ^ a b Aquino settles score Whittier Daily News
  2. ^ Vikings’ Aquino stings Spartans Los Angeles Daily News
  3. ^ "Jairo Aquino - SoccerStats.us". soccerstats.us.
  4. ^ a b "Jairo Aquino - 2011 Men's Soccer Roster - Cal State L.A." lagoldeneagles.com.
  5. ^ Player profile‚ footballeur-lifestyle.fr
  6. ^ FC Academia îşi întăreşte lotul cu jucători din toate colţurile lumii. Cine sunt noile achiziții Publika.md
  7. ^ Cine e Mama Mia Becicherecu Mic, adversara Astrei de azi? Gsp.ro
  8. ^ a b c d Latino-americanii de la Mama Mia Becicherecu Mic. Jairo Aquino și Ponce Junior au dat soarele Californiei pe fotbalul românesc de ligă inferioară Pressalert.ro

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