Player Details


Yamil Asad


5' 10"


170 lbs

Date of Birth

7.27.1994 (29)


San Antonio de Padua, Argentina


Career Summary

Atlanta United signed Yamil Asad on January 11th, 2017 on a season long loan from Argentina Primera Division side Vélez Sarsfield.

Asad, has been with Vélez for his entire professional and youth career. The son of former Argentine international Omar Asad, Yamil has made 55 career appearances and scored four goals for Vélez. The right-footed attacking midfielder has been a key fixture for Vélez since making his debut in 2012. His most successful season came during the 2015 campaign, where he made 24 appearances, started 17 games, scored four goals and added two assists.

Since his breakthrough campaign in 2015, Asad’s playing time has varied due to injury. During the shortened 2016 Argentine Primera Division season, Asad made nine appearances, started eight games and had four assists. So far during the 2016-17 season, Asad has made two appearances with one start.