Michael Salazar

Michael Salazar
Michael Salazar
Michael Salazar
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Real Name: Michael Salazar
HT: 5' 11" WT: 182
Age: 25 (11/15/1992)
Birthplace: New York City, New York
Hometown: Cayo, Belize

PROFESSIONAL
2017:
Recorded three goals and three assists in 17 regular season games, including seven starts, and 690 minutes… Selected twice as the Videotron Player of the Game… Loaned to Ottawa Fury FC, in the USL, during the season, where he scored two goals in four starts.

2016: Drafted in the second round by the Impact, 24th overall, at the 2016 MLS SuperDraft on January 14… Signed his first professional contract with the Impact on March 1… Scored two goals in 17 regular season games, including eight starts, and 711 minutes… Made his MLS debut on May 7 in Columbus… Scored his first two MLS career goals on July 2 against the Revolution… Named once to the MLSsoccer.com Team of the Week for week 17 and once the Videotron Player of the Game… Scored one goal in two Amway Canadian Championship games, including one start… Appeared in the international game against A.S. Roma on August 3 at Stade Saputo… Also played three games with FC Montreal in the USL.

AMATEUR
2015:
Named the TheCup.us Lower Division Player of the Tournament in the 2015 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup, finishing tied for the lead with four assists while scoring three goals in four games… Helped amateur club PSA Elite (USASA) to its second consecutive appearance in the U.S. Open Cup fourth round.

2014: Played three games with the Orange County Blues U23s in the PDL.

INTERNATIONAL
Played in 12 games with the Belize National Team, including three in the 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup and five in the 2017 Copa Centroamericana.

COLLEGE
Played two seasons with California Baptist University in the National Christian College Athletic Association in 2011 and 2012, helping the team win the Division 1 National Championship in 2012… Did not play in 2013… Played two seasons with UC Riverside in 2014 and 2015, earning a First Team All-Big West Conference selection in his last season.

YOUTH
Played with Canyon Springs High School, in Moreno Valley, California… Led his team and the conference in goals with 25 during his senior year en route to an appearance in the CIF Semi-Finals… Earned First-Team All-League honors during his senior year.

PERSONAL
Son of Michael and Melissa Salazar… Majored in history… Enjoys basketball.


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Stats

MLS
Career Statistics (Regular Season)
YearClubGPGSGMINSASHTSSOGFCOFFYR
2018Montreal Impact00000000000
2017Montreal Impact1773690310716210
2016Montreal Impact178271109517110
Career Totals-3415514013191233320
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