Paolo Cardozo

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Paolo Cardozo
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Personal information
Full name Paolo Daniel Cardozo
Date of birth (1989-06-09) June 9, 1989 (age 27)
Place of birth Montevideo, Uruguay
Height 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
Playing position Winger
Club information
Current team
L.A Wolves
Number 30
Youth career
1996–2008 River Plate
2009–2010 Quilmes
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010 Quilmes 1 (0)
2011–2012 LA Galaxy 18 (0)
2012 Chivas USA 9 (1)
2013–2014 Cartaginés 44 (6)
2015–2016 L.A. Wolves 9 (6)
2016– present LA Wolves FC
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of December 14, 2014.

Paolo Daniel Cardozo (born June 9, 1989) is an Uruguayan footballer, who currently plays for L.A. Wolves FC in the Premier Development League.



Cardozo started his career with the youth ranks of Argentine power Club Atlético River Plate. After impressing while at River, Cardozo moved to the reserve side of Quilmes.[1] While with Quilmes, Cardozo quickly established himself as one of the top scorers in the highly successful Quilmes reserve side. As a result, he was signed to a full professional contract by Quilmes in June 2010.[2] On January 31, 2010 Cardozo debuted for the senior side in a match against Boca Unidos.[3]

United States[edit]

During the 2010 season Cardozo went on trial with Colombus Crew.[4] In January 2011, after receiving limited first team action with Quilmes, Cardozo signed with Major League Soccer with hopes of being selected in the 2011 MLS SuperDraft. On January 13, he was selected by the Los Angeles Galaxy with the #16 pick of the first round of the MLS SuperDraft.

He made his debut for Galaxy on March 20, 2011, in a game against New England Revolution.

On April 10, 2012 Cardozo was traded to Chivas USA in exchange for David Lopes.[5] Chivas USA released Cardozo on February 14, 2013.[6]


Los Angeles Galaxy[edit]


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