Diego Palacios

Diego Palacios
Diego Palacios
Diego Palacios
Real Name: Diego Palacios
HT: 5' 6" WT: 150
Age: 21 (07/12/1999)
Birthplace: Guayaquil, Ecuador
Hometown: Guayaquil, Ecuador


Signed using Targeted Allocation Money on August 12, 2019.



2019 (Los Angeles Football Club):

  • Appeared in two matches for 92 total minutes played.
  • Made his MLS debut, and first start, on Sep. 29 in the 1-1 tie against Minnesota United.

2018  (Willem II Tilburg, Eredivisie):

  • Agreed to season long loan from S.D. Aucas in July 2018.
  • Made his debut in the Dutch Eredivisie with Willem II Tilburg on Aug. 11, 2018. 
  • Started 27 of 27 appearances and tallied three assists for a total of  2,360 minutes played.
  • Made five starts and appearances for in the TOTO KNVB Cup, tallying 425 minutes

2017-18 Sociedad Deportiva Aucas, Ecuadorian Serie A):

  • Made his professional debut for Ecuadorian Serie A side Sociedad Deportiva Aucas on February 18,2018 in the Apertura.
  • Started 24 of 24 appearances and tallied three assists with a total of 2,001 minutes combined during the Ecuadorian Serie A Primera and Segunda Etapa.


  • Made his Senior National team debut for Ecuador during an international friendly vs. Qatar on October 12, 2018.
  • Has started nine of ten appearances and tallied a total of 1,684 minutes across all competitions for the U-20 team.



  • Received the nickname “Chiqui” when he was playing as a child because the rest of his teammates were very tall, and he was the shortest player.
  • Now everyone in Ecuador calls him “Chiqui” except his mother.
  • Has a close and tight-knit family.
  • Played with current LAFC teammate Jose Cifuentes on numerous Ecuador Youth Teams.
  • Trained with Chelsea FC in 2015.


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Career Statistics (Regular Season)
2020Los Angeles FC14130105704013120
2019Los Angeles FC210920001000
Career Totals-16140114904014120
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