Brandon Vazquez

Brandon Vazquez
Brandon Vazquez
Brandon Vazquez
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Real Name: Brandon Vazquez
HT: 6' 2" WT: 198
Age: 20 (10/14/1998)
Hometown: Chula Vista, CA

Vazquez signed with Atlanta United as a Discovery Signing via transfer from Club Tijuana on Dec. 2, 2016. He made eight appearances as a substitute as a forward/winger in MLS and two starts in US Open Cup in 2018. Vazquez scored just a minute into his MLS debut at Real Salt Lake on April 22, 2017 and added two goals and an assist in two US Open Cup starts in 2017.

2018 (Atlanta United): Appeared in eight MLS matches, recording four shots and two shots on target. He played a season-high 25 minutes in the 3-1 victory against DC United on July 21. He had three shots in Atlanta’s 3-1 win vs. Philadelphia on June 2. US Open Cup: Started and played 90 minutes in 3-0 Open Cup win vs. Charleston Battery. Earned another start in the match vs. Chicago Fire. He finished Atlanta’s Open Cup run with two shots on goal. USL: Played five matches during Atlanta United 2’s inaugural season. He scored two goals in just 333 minutes of action. He scored the game-winning goal in his first ATL UTD 2 start against Toronto FC II on May 16. His final goal of the campaign came on July 11 against Bethlehem Steel. 

2017 (Atlanta United): Appeared in 13 games, registering one goal and one assist. Scored one minute into his MLS debut in a 3-1 win at Real Salt Lake on April 22. Assisted on Josef Martinez’s game-winning goal in 1-0 win against Colorado on June 24. US Open Cup: Tallied two goals and an assist in two starts. Started, scored the game-winning goal and added an assist in 90 minutes on June 14 against Charleston. Started and scored in 90 minutes against Miami FC on June 28.

INTERNATIONAL: Born in Chula Vista, Calif., he made his U.S. National Team debut on Feb. 20, 2015 with the U-17s during a 5-2 win over Bermuda. Two days later in a rematch, Vazquez scored a hat-trick in a 4-0 rout. Later that year, he was named to head coach Richie Williams’ 21-man roster for the 2015 FIFA U-17 World Cup in Chile. Despite failing to reach the knockout rounds, Vazquez played a huge role for the U.S., scoring two of their three goals in group play. He gave the U.S. a 2-0 lead against Croatia on Oct. 20, 2015 and put the U.S. ahead of Chile three days later. The only other goal scored in the tournament by the U.S. was by Borussia Dortmund midfielder Christian Pulisic.

In 2016 with the U.S. U-19s, Vazquez scored four goals, including the game-winner against Spain in the 2016 COTIF Tournament, a highlight-reel free kick from 30 yards out to defeat the hosts in group play.  This was Spain’s only loss in the tournament as they went on to defeat Argentina in the Final. Vazquez also scored in September against Serbia in the Stevan-Vilotic Cele Tournament.

On Dec. 8, 2016 Vazquez was called up to the U.S. U-20 National Team for the December international training camp in San Jose, Costa Rica.


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Stats

MLS
Career Statistics (Regular Season)
YearClubGPGSGMINSASHTSSOGFCOFFYR
2019Atlanta United5313100722210
2018Atlanta United800860421010
2017Atlanta United130117811024111
Career Totals-263257412167331
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