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.
2017 MLS: 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 (22 caps, 3 goals) … 2017: Has played for Honduras National Team in four FIFA World Cup Qualifying matches ... Has 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