Juan Arbelaez

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Juan Arbelaez
Personal information
Full name Juan Arbelaez
Date of birth (1990-10-31) October 31, 1990 (age 26)
Place of birth Pereira, Colombia
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
2005–2009 Alianza Soccer Club
2009–2010 Georgia Perimeter Jaguars
2011–2012 VCU Rams
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2013–2014 Richmond Kickers 29 (0)
2015 Fredericksburg FC 4 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of September 21, 2014.

Juan Arbelaez (born October 31, 1990 in Pereira, Colombia) is a Colombian footballer.


High School[edit]

He was varsity since his freshman year at West Hall High School. In 2009, he was captain and lead his team into state finals which they lost 3-0.


Arbelaez played for Georgia Perimeter College before transferring to Virginia Commonwealth University his junior year. While playing at GPC he registered eight goals and eleven assists in his first season. In his first season with the Rams, Arbelaez 17 appearances, all as substitutes. He scored one goal, and had one assist during the 2011 season. In 2012, Arbelaez became a regular starter for the Rams, who had a breakthrough season, starting 20 of 21 matches with VCU. That season, the Rams reached the 2012 Atlantic 10 Men's Soccer Tournament final, and played in the 2012 NCAA Division I Men's Soccer Championship.


Arbelaez was selected by the Montreal Impact of Major League Soccer in the third round of the 2013 MLS Supplemental Draft. However, he did not sign with the Impact, and subsequently signed with the Richmond Kickers of USL Pro.[1]

Arbelaez made his debut with Richmond on April 20, 2013, in a 4–1 victory.


  1. ^ "Kickers Sign VCU's Arbelaez". USLsoccer.com. United Soccer Leagues. 15 March 2013. Retrieved 22 April 2013. 

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