Player Details


Carlos Rivas


5' 8"


201 lbs

Date of Birth

4.15.1994 (29)


Jamundí, Colombia Colombia



Player Status

Loaned Out
2023 MLS Regular Season
2023 MLS Regular Season
Career Summary


2018: Tallied three starts in the five matches he appeared in ... recorded his first career MLS brace in his first start as a Red Bull against the Portland Timbers on March 10 ... loaned to Colombia's Atletico Nacional on July 9 for the remainder of the season. CCL: Appeared in four matches during New York's run in the Scotiabank Concacaf Champions League. Open Cup: Started against the Philadelphia Union in the Open Cup Round of 16 match. USL: Started and played in three matches for Red Bulls II ... tallied one goal and one assist in 177 minutes played. 

2017 (Orlando City SC): Appeared in 30 matches, starting in 21 … had career bests in goals (5), assists (5), games played (30) and games started (21) … opened the season with back-to-back assists against New York City FC (March 5) and Philadelphia (March 18) … strung together three-straight matches with a point, tallying an assist against NYCFC (April 23), a goal versus Colorado (April 29) and an assist against Toronto (May 3) … recorded back-to-back matches with a point, assisting once against Sporting Kansas City (May 13) and scoring once versus San Jose (May 17).

2016 (Orlando City SC): Made 21 appearances with eight starts … tallied 10 points on three goals and four assists over 799 minutes played … recorded one game-winning goal and one game-winning assist …  scored his first career goal against New England on April 30 … his first career goal was the equalizer as he came off the bench in the 81st minute and scored nine minutes later … tallied his first career goal & assist match as he scored once and assisted on two goals in Orlando’s 4-1 win over Montreal on Sept. 7.

2015 (Orlando City SC): Appeared in 27 matches, starting in 13 … recorded four assists in 1,372 minutes played … had the game-winning assist in the 62nd minute against Colorado on June 24 … tallied his first career multi-point and multi-assist match against the New York Red Bulls on Sept. 25 at Red Bull Arena as he had two assists in Orlando’s 5-2 win.


Before MLS, Rivas played at Once Caldas (Colombia) from January 2012 to July 2013 then transferred to Deportivo Cali (Colombia) from July 2013 to January 2015 … over two seasons in Colombia, Rivas tallied 35 appearances and recorded 10 goals and two assists.


New York Red Bulls acquire Carlos Rivas and Tommy Redding from Orlando City SC in exchange for Sacha Kljestan and $150,000 of Targeted Allocation Money on Wednesday, January 3, 2018.