André Horta

André Horta
André Horta
André Horta
Midfielder
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Real Name: André Horta
HT: 5' 9" WT: 141
International
Designated Player
Age: 22 (11/07/1996)
Birthplace: Almada, Portugal
Hometown: Almada, Portugal

ACQUIRED 

Acquired on March 27, 2018 as the club’s third Designated Player from SL Benfica of Portugal’s Primeira Liga.    

 

CAREER MILESTONES 

  •  Champion of Portugal's Primeira Liga: 2016 - 17 

  • Portuguese Cup and Portuguese Super Cup Winner: 2017 

 

PROFESSIONAL 

2018 (Los Angeles Football Club): 

  • Started three of 11 appearances (total of 319 minutes played). 

  • First LAFC start was a 2-0 loss vs. Sporting Kansas City on August 11; registered three shots. 

  • Made LAFC debut during 2-2 draw against the LA Galaxy on July 26, replacing Nguyen in the 77’. 

2017-18 (SC Braga (On Loan), Portuguese Primeira Liga):  

  • On loan to Portuguese SC Braga. 

  • Started 17 of 22 appearances scored one goal and made 6 assists (1,473 minutes played)  

2016-17 (SL Benfica, Portuguese Primeira Liga): 

  • Started seven of 10 appearances of Liga NOS scored one goal and one made one assist (646 minutes played)  

  • Helped club win the domestic treble after lifting the League, Cup and Super Cup trophies. 

  • Started two of two appearances in the UEFA Champions League group stage matches against Besiktas and Napoli (146 minutes played). 

 2014 - 2016 (Vitoria Setubal FC, Portuguese Primeira Liga): 

  • Appeared in 42 matches across two seasons at Vitória, registering two goals and four assists 

  • Joined Vitória FC at the age of 15 and made his first team debut on December 12, 2014 

 

INTERNATIONAL 

  • In 2014, played for Portugal U18; 2014-2015, played for Portugal U19; 2016, played for U20 then U21 

  • In 2018, started eight of nine appearances and scored two goals in the group stage of the UEFA European Under-21 Qualifying. 

  • Made 22 appearances for the Portuguese youth international teams, tallying his first international goal in a friendly against Japan’s U-23 side on May 23, 2016.    

 

PERSONAL 

  • His older brother Ricardo Horta plays professional soccer and they played together in their time at Vitoria Setubal and Braga.  

  • Favorite musical artist is Ozuna.  

  • Favorite sport other than soccer is tennis.  

  • Favorite place in LA is Rodeo Drive.  

  • Favorite movie growing up was Fast and Furious.  

  • Follow André on Twitter @AndreHorta8 and on Instagram @AndreHorta10. 


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Stats

MLS
Career Statistics (Regular Season)
YearClubGPGSGMINSASHTSSOGFCOFFYR
2019Los Angeles FC110780101010
2018Los Angeles FC113031901122000
Career Totals-124039701223010
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