Rafael Diaz

Rafael Diaz
Rafael Diaz
Rafael Diaz
Goalkeeper
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Real Name: Rafael Diaz
HT: 6' 0" WT: 160
Age: 29 (10/08/1991)
Hometown: Rockaway, N.J.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2017: Signed with New York Red Bulls on January 24, and re-joined NYRB II on March 22.

2016: Allowed two goals in five appearances with NYRB II, completing three clean sheets … Finished 2016 with a save percentage of .905, the best in USL amongst players with a minimum of five appearances … Named to USL Team of the Week after keeping a clean sheet in substitute appearance against Rochester Rhinos … Played 11 games in two seasons for a total of 819 minutes.

2015: Joined Red Bulls for preseason and signed by New York Red Bulls II … Finished the season with a 1.65 goals allowed average and one shutout … Made 14 saves in six total games played and allowed just seven goals.

2014: Signed by USL PRO’s Orlando City.

COLLEGE

Played four years of college soccer at St. John’s University … Earned numerous undergraduate recognitions, and capped off his college career by starting all 20 matches as a senior and posting a 0.80 goals against average … Holds school record for career shutouts with 32.

INTERNATIONAL

Joined the U.S. U-18 Men’s National Team for a period during high school.

PERSONAL

Morris Hills High School graduate … Named New Jersey Gatorade Player of the Year and NSCAA New Jersey Player of the Year his senior year.

ACQUIRED

Signed by NYRB II on March 27, 2015.


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