Diego Rossi

Diego Rossi
Diego Rossi
Diego Rossi
Forward
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Real Name: Diego Rossi
HT: 5' 7" WT: 143
Designated Player
Age: 21 (03/05/1998)
Birthplace: Montevideo, Uruguay
Hometown: Montevideo, Uruguay

ACQUIRED 

Signed on December 14, 2017 as a Young Designated Player. 

 

CAREER MILESTONES 

Uruguayan Primera División Championship: 2015-16, 2016-17 

 U-20 South American Championship: 2017 

 

PROFESSIONAL 

2018 (Los Angeles Football Club) 

  • Started 30 of 32 regular season appearances, scoring 12 goals and adding seven assists (total minutes played 2,608). 

  • Scored Club’s first-ever goal on the 11th minute in 1-0 victory at the Seattle Sounders on March 4.  

  • Tallied first five-point-game in MLS since 2008 in a 5-1 win at Real Salt Lake on March 10. 

  • Ended season as the Club’s top scorer across all competitions, with 17 goals and 10 assists. 

  • Finished Top 3 in MLS’s “22 Under 22”.  

  • Started Club’s first ever MLS Cup playoff match, a 3 – 2 loss to Real Salt Lake on November 1, adding three shots on goal.  

  • Started four of four US Open Cup appearances and added five goals and one assist. 

  • Scored a hat trick in the US Open Cup semi-final loss to the Houston Dynamo on August 8. 

2016-17 (Peñarol, Uruguayan Primera División):  

  • Appeared in 42 matches, scoring 11 goals with 11 assists, logging 2,580 total minutes played across all competitions.  

  • Winner of the Uruguayan Primera División Championship for the second time.                                                              

 2015-16 (Peñarol, Uruguayan Primera División):  

  • Made his First Team regular season debut in April, 2016.  

  • Appeared in nine matches, scoring two goals in all competitions.  

  • Winner of the Uruguayan Primera División Championship. 

 

INTERNATIONAL 

  • Played for the Uruguay Under-17 and Under-20 National Teams, scoring 10 goals for Uruguay in 39 appearances while helping Uruguay win the U-20 South American Championship. 

 

PERSONAL 

  • Entered the CA Peñarol youth system at 12-years old and led the U-17 club to the league title. 

  • Favorite sport other than soccer is basketball. 

  • Favorite video game is FIFA.  

  • Favorite musical artist is Ozuna.  

  • Favorite place in LA is Santa Monica.  

  • Follow Diego on Instagram @diegorossi9. 


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Stats

MLS
Career Statistics (Regular Season)
YearClubGPGSGMINSASHTSSOGFCOFFYR
2019Los Angeles FC20191117075663291010
2018Los Angeles FC32301226049894031300
Career Totals-52492343111415572401310
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