Steven Diaz

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Steven Diaz
Personal information
Full name Steven Diaz
Date of birth (1986-05-11) May 11, 1986 (age 31)
Place of birth Jackson Heights, New York, United States
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
New York Cosmos
Number 24
Youth career
2005–2008 Briarcliffe College
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007 Brooklyn Knights 10 (0)
2011 F.C. New York 5 (0)
2012 Ocala Stampede 13 (0)
2014– New York Cosmos 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of September 30, 2014.

Steven Diaz (born May 11, 1986 in Jackson Heights, New York) is an American soccer player who currently plays for New York Cosmos.

Career[edit]

College and amateur[edit]

Diaz played college soccer at Briarcliffe College, helping his team to the 2008 USCAA Men's Soccer Championship.[1] He was named to the NJCAA All-American 1st Team, the All-Region 1st Team and the All-Conference 1st Team in 2005, and was an ODP New York State Player in 2003, 2004 and 2005.

During his college years Diaz also played in the USL Premier Development League for the Brooklyn Knights.[2]

Professional[edit]

Diaz signed his first professional contract with Club Deportivo Tulua (commonly known as Cortuluá) in Colombia in 2010. In 2011, he trained with New York Redbulls and later was signed by F.C. New York of the USL Professional Division. He made his debut on April 23, 2011 in a 0-0 tie with the Charlotte Eagles. In 2014, Diaz signed with Puerto Rico Bayamon FC and helped qualify them to the Concacaf Champions League after participating in the CFU Championships' Cup.

In 2014, Diaz signed with the New York Cosmos where he served as a back-up goalkeeper behind Jimmy Maurer and Kyle Zobeck. [3]

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