Soccer is in his every cell. Yes, Juan Agudelo is such an incredibly talented soccer player whose relationship with the game started when he was just a young boy.
The career of Juan who is an undisputed soccer prodigy, has both ups and downs but is an interesting one, nevertheless.
Juan Agudelo Bio: Age, Early Life, Nationality
This Colombian American striker was born on November 13, 1992. When he was seven, his family moved from Colombia to New York and he grew up playing the game in New Jersey.
Juan Agudelo Career Details
Juan started his soccer journey by playing for New York Red Bull academy which is a member of American Soccer Development Academy. By 2009 he became the star of the club and earned the reputation of the most talented young breed of the club; and the game.
Juan Agudelo Career With Red Bull
Well begun is half done, they say. And it is very true for Juan’s career. He climbed his stairs rapidly and made his Major League Soccer debut in October, 2010. While his debut match ended in draw with no team scoring a goal. Juan’s first goal as a professional soccer came on March 2011, in the Major League Soccer season opener match of Red Bull against Seattle Sounders FC which was won by Red Bulls by the loan goal scored by Juan Agudelo.
Juan Agudelo Career With New England
After having played for Chivas in 2012 and 2013, in May 2013 he was transferred officially to New England Revolution. In Agudelo’s deput for New England, they won the match by 2-0 with the second goal scored by Agudelo himself. His scoring streak continued for matches against Toronto FC and Vancouver Whitecaps. A sudden break come in there after in the form of a knee injury and Agudelo got ruled out for a month. He quickly returned to the game with a wonderful back-heel goal in 2-0 winning match against Chicago Fire.
Juan Agudelo Career With Stoke City
In 2013, Juan Agudelo announced that he would be entering into a contract with English Club Stoke City was denied once his tenure with New England Revolution ends. But, as his work permit got rejected, his association with Stoke City continued. I too came to an end in 2014.
Juan Agudelo Back To New England
In January 2015, to the surprise of New England soccer fans Juan Agudelo returned to that club. The soccer journey tale of Juan Agudelo would be incomplete without his stints of US representation at international level. He played for USA in 2019 FIFA World cup, under twenty US team (the equalizer from Juan helped the team to draw Brazil), and US Seniors national team.
Juan Agudelo The Young Veteran
Juan Agudelo is fondly called by the soccer world as “Young Veteran” in Major League Soccer for his gifted talent professional success. His every performance all through stands as a testimony for that. He undoubtedly is the “Young Veteran of MLS” indeed.