Jorge Flores (soccer)

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Jorge Flores
Personal information
Date of birth (1977-02-12) February 12, 1977 (age 41)
Place of birth Los Angeles, California, United States
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1996–1999 Dallas Burn 34 (2)
1999 Boston Bulldogs (loan) 1 (0)
1999 MLS Pro 40 (loan) 2 (0)
National team
1993 US U-17
1996 United States 1 (0)
1997 US U-20
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Jorge Flores (born February 13, 1977) is a retired American soccer midfielder who spent four seasons with the Dallas Burn in Major League Soccer. He was a member of the U.S. teams at the 1993 FIFA U-17 World Championship and 1997 FIFA World Youth Championship.

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Flores attended Paramount High School in Paramount, California, graduating in 1994. He was an outstanding youth soccer player. In February 1996, the Dallas Burn selected Flores in the 11th round (103rd overall) of the 1996 MLS Inaugural Player Draft. He became a starter with the Burn while continuing to play for the youth national teams. In 1998, he saw limited time due to a stress fracture. In 1999, he played one game for the Boston Bulldogs in the USL A-League and two on loan to the MLS Pro 40. The Burn released him in 2000.

International[edit]

In 1993, Flores played every minute for the United States U-17 men's national soccer team at the 1993 FIFA U-17 World Championship. In 1997, he was a member of the United States U-20 men's national soccer team which went to the second round of the 1997 FIFA World Youth Championship. On October 10, 1996, Flores played the first half in the United States men's national soccer team loss to Peru.[1]

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