Lightning-fast attacker who joined the Dynamo on loan on Dec. 20, 2016 from CF Monterrey in Mexico as a Young Designated Player. Capable of playing on either wing or as a lone striker. At 21, has already represented his country in the Olympics and at the senior international level.
2018 MLS: Has played in every game for the Dynamo this season and co-leads the team with nine goals ... Recorded his seventh assist and ninth goal of the season in a 3-0 win against on July 7 ... Recorded his sixth assist of the season in a 2-2 draw against Los Angeles FC on July 3 ... Scored his eighth goal of the season in a 2-1 loss at Real Salt Lake on May 30 ... Scored his seventh goal of the season in a 3-1 win against New York City FC on May 25, earning MLS Team of the Week honors ... Scored his fifth and sixth goal of the season in a 3-2 win at Chicago Fire on May 20, earning MLS Team of the Week honors ... Started and recorded an assist in a 2-2 draw at Vancouver Whitecaps FC on May 11 ... Started and scored his fourth goal of the season in a 2-1 loss at Minnesota United FC on April 28 ... Started and scored his third goal of the season in a 5-1 win against Toronto FC on April 21 ... Started and matched his MLS career high with his fourth assist of the season in a 2-2 draw at San Jose Earthquakes on April 14 ... Started, scored his second goal and recorded his third assist of the sea- son in a 2-2 draw at D.C. United on March 17, earning MLS Team of the Week honors ... Started and scored his first goal of the season in a 2-1 loss against Vacnouver Whitecaps FC on March 10 ... Started and recorded two assists in a 4-0 win against Atlanta United on March 3, earning Man of the Match and MLS Team of the Week honors
LAMAR HUNT U.S. OPEN CUP: In 2018, played in two games with one start
2017 MLS: Started and played in four games during the Audi 2017 MLS Cup Playoffs ... Missed the Second Leg of the Western Conference Championship due to yellow-card accumulation ... Scored his first playoff goal and his fourth game-winning goal of the year in a 1-0 win vs. Sporting Kansas City during the Knockout Round of the Audi MLS Cup Playoffs ... Scored his tenth goal of the season and became the sixth Dynamo player in history to reach double digits in a 2-1 win against Minnesota United FC September 30 ... Scored his eighth and ninth goal to help the Dynamo comeback from a 3-1 deficit to draw 3-3 against LA Galaxy on September 27 ... Scored his seventh goal and dished his fourth assist of the season in a 3-0 win vs. San Jose Earthquakes on August 12 ... Missed a 2-1 loss at Vancouver Whitecaps FC on August 19 due to.yellow card accumulation ... After joining Honduras during the 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup, Elis reappeared with the Dynamo in a 2-2 draw against Portland Timbers on July 29 ... Nominated for the 2017 MLS All-Star Game ... Has played in 15 games in his first year with the Dynamo ... Played and scored one goal in a 2-2 draw at LA Galaxy on June 17 ... Dished two assists in the 5-1 win vs. Real Salt Lake on May 31 ... Missed games at Philadelphia Union (May 17) and at Atlanta (May 20) due to a hamstring injury ... Scored in consecutive home games vs. Minnesota United FC, vs. San Jose Earthquakes and vs. Orlando City SC ... Nominated in Week 10 for Goal of the Week ... Scored his first goal in MLS in a 3-1 win vs. Columbus Crew SC (March 11), netting the game-winner in the 35th minute... Made his MLS debut by starting and playing 74 minutes in a 2-1 win over ... Seattle Sounders FC (March 4) ... As of Week 3, he is the youngest player to score a goal and record an assist in the MLS 2017 season
2015-16: Scored 19 goals in 35 league appearances for Olimpia (2015 Clausura Champions) … 2 goals in 4 CONCACAF Champions League appearances, named Best Young Player … Transferred to Monterrey (Liga MX) from Olimpia … Made 5 league appearances, 2 starts
2014-15: 6 goals in 18 appearances for Olimpia in Liga Nacional (2014 Clausura Champions) … 1 goal in 6 CONCACAF Champions League appearances
2013-14: Made professional debut with Olimpia in September 2013 … Made 9 appearances, including 5 starts, in league play
INTERNATIONAL: Honduras international (27 caps, 6 goals) … 2017: Scored a goal against Mexico in a 3-2 win on October 10; sending Honduras to the Inter-Confederation Play-off against Australia ... Scored a goal in a 2-1 win at Trinidad and Tobago in the World Cup Qualifiers ... Played in four matches of the 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup ... 2016: Scored 2 goals in 6 games at 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, losing in bronze medal match … Started six World Cup qualifiers, scoring once … 2015: Scored first and second senior team goals on Dec. 16 in a 2-0 win over Cuba … Started all 6 games and scored twice against the U.S. in CONCACAF Men's Olympic Qualifying semifinals, finishing as runners-up to qualify for Rio 2016 … 2014: Made senior team debut on Oct. 9 in friendly against Mexico