Mauro Diaz

Mauro Diaz
Mauro Diaz
Mauro Diaz
Midfielder
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Real Name: Mauro Diaz
HT: 5' 7" WT: 137
Designated Player
Age: 26 (03/10/1991)
Birthplace: Concepción del Uruguay, Argentina
Hometown: Concepción del Uruguay, Argentina

Acquired

Diaz signed with FC Dallas on July 17, 2013.

Professional

2016: Started in 24 regular season games, all five US Open Cup games, and one CONCACAF Championship League games… FCD went 14-4-6 in games he started… Was a key player in the USOC final against NE on Sept. 20, scored one goal and had three assists for a 4-2 win… Recorded five goals and 13 assists this season before suffering a torn Achilles tendon against Seattle in the 89th minute on Oct. 16… FCD won all five games that Diaz scored in and had 7 game winning assists… 2015: FC Dallas had a 14-5-5 record during the regular season with a +16 goal differential when Mauro Diaz started… Mauro Diaz became just the sixth player in club history to record 10 assists in a single season with his pass to David Texeira on 10/17…Played a total of 28 games this season, scoring eight goals… Mauro recorded two assists during playoffs…2014: Named Etihad Airways Player of the Month award for March after scoring two goals and adding an assist in FC Dallas’ 3-0-1 start to the season… Picked up two more assists and a goal the next four matches before suffering a knee injury against D.C. United on April 26… Returned on July 4, a 2-1 win against Philadelphia, but was limited to minutes off the bench… Started his first match since April 26 against Vancouver in MLS Cup Playoffs and led Dallas to a 2-1 win in the Wild Card round by setting up Tesho Akindele’s goal in the 40th minute. 2012-2013: Joined FC Dallas in July, made his debut on Aug. 3 at Seattle… Scored a goal in his first start for FC Dallas at Portland on Aug. 17… Had a goal and an assist versus Vancouver on Sept. 7… Had his second goal-and-assist game against Columbus on Sept. 29… Totaled three goals and two assists in 423 minutes… Returned to River Plate following a loan to Unión Española, started twice for the 34-time champions of the Argentine first division during the 2013 Torneo Inicial… Appeared in 41 matches while on loan to Unión Española, 26 of which were starts, for a total 2,267 minutes of action... Scored five goals and had seven assists as a 22-year-old. 2008-2011: Made his debut for famed Argentine side River Plate as a 17-year-old on Sept. 21… The attacking midfielder scored three goals in 53 appearances for the Argentine first division team.

Personal

Began playing soccer at a very early age… Father was his biggest motivator... Father Jorge "Nono" Diaz was also a professional soccer player… Enjoys playing pool with friends and listening to cumbia music… Favorite foods are carne asada, empanadas and pizza... If he was not playing pro soccer he would be an athletic trainer for a soccer team… Favorite movie is “Man on fire.”

 


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Stats

MLS
Career Statistics (Regular Season)
YearClubGPGSGMINSASHTSSOGFCOFFYR
2017FC Dallas19132110782198100
2016FC Dallas27245214913471432430
2015FC Dallas24248199210491726330
2014FC Dallas1793917320611120
2013FC Dallas105342321163100
Career Totals-97752165883614852801080
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