José Cifuentes

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José Cifuentes
Personal information
Full name José Adoni Cifuentes Charcopa
Date of birth (1999-03-12) 12 March 1999 (age 22)
Place of birth Esmeraldas, Ecuador
Height 176 cm (5 ft 9 in)
Position(s) Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Los Angeles FC
Number 11
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2016–2017 Universidad Católica 6 (1)
2017–2019 América de Quito 68 (7)
2020– Los Angeles FC 50 (6)
National team
2019 Ecuador U20 16 (2)
2019– Ecuador U23 2 (0)
2019– Ecuador 3 (0)
Honours
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 27 November 2021
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 21 January 2020

José Adoni Cifuentes Charcopa (born 12 March 1999) is an Ecuadorian professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Major League Soccer club Los Angeles FC and the Ecuador national team.[1]

Club career[edit]

In January 2020, Cifuentes joined Major League Soccer side Los Angeles FC for a reported fee of $3 million, signing a four-year contract.[2][3]

International career[edit]

Cifuentes represented the Ecuadorian under-20 team at the 2019 South American U-20 Championship, which Ecuador won, and the 2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup, where Ecuador finished third. In the latter tournament Cifuentes scored the opening goal in a 2-1 victory over the United States.[4]

He made his senior debut for Ecuador on 6 September 2019 in a match against Peru.[5]

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of match played 7 November 2021
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League National Cup Continental Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Universidad Católica 2016[6] Ecuadorian Serie A 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
2017[6] 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Total 6 0 0 0 0 0 6 0
América de Quito 2017[6] Ecuadorian Serie B 22 2 0 0 22 2
2018[6] 29 5 0 0 29 5
2019[6] Ecuadorian Serie A 17 0 0 0 17 0
Total 68 7 0 0 0 0 68 7
Los Angeles FC 2020[7] Major League Soccer 18 1 0 0 3[a] 0 21 1
2021 32 5 32 5
Career total 124 13 0 0 3 0 127 13
  1. ^ Appearance(s) in CONCACAF Champions League

References[edit]

  1. ^ José Cifuentes at Soccerway
  2. ^ "Las ofertas por José Cifuentes no satisfacen a Universidad Católica" (in Spanish). El Comercio. 30 July 2019. Retrieved 11 September 2019.
  3. ^ "LAFC Signs 20-Year-Old Midfielder José Cifuentes". LAFC.com. 13 January 2020. Retrieved 13 January 2020.
  4. ^ "Cifuentes: I never gave up on my dream". FIFA.com. 9 June 2019. Archived from the original on June 9, 2019. Retrieved 11 September 2019.
  5. ^ "PERU VS. ECUADOR 0 - 1". Soccerway. Retrieved 6 September 2019.
  6. ^ a b c d e Strack-Zimmermann, Benjamin. "José Cifuentes". www.national-football-teams.com. Retrieved 15 January 2021.
  7. ^ "José Cifuentes - MLS Soccer".