Cristian Maidana

Cristian Maidana
Cristian Maidana
Cristian Maidana
Real Name: Cristian Maidana
HT: 5' 11" WT: 165
Age: 33 (01/24/1987)
Birthplace: Resistencia, Argentina
Hometown: Resistencia, Argentina

Acquired via trade from the Philadelphia Union on Dec. 7, 2015

2015 MLS: Made 28 appearances (25 starts) … Set Union record and finished tied for second in MLS with 15 assists … Also scored one goal

2014 MLS: Acquired by the Philadelphia Union on Jan. 15, 2014 … Appeared in 26 games, starting 23, while logging 1,889 minutes … Logged 11 assists – the second-most in a single-season in Union history … He also scored two goals … Maidana's impact was immediate, assisting on the lone goal in the season opener against Portland on March 8 … He then scored his first career goal on May 17 against Sporting Kansas City … Maidana assisted on all three goals in a 3-3 draw against Vancouver on June 7 and was named to the MLS Team of the Week by for his performance … He also assisted on the lone Union goal in the U.S. Open Cup final on a free kick to Maurice Edu … His play never dropped, as he had arguably his best game of the year while notching a pair of assists in Philadelphia’s 2-1 victory over Sporting Kansas City on Oct. 18 leading to his second MLS Team of the Week honors

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: 2013: Joined Argentinos Juniors (Argentine Primera Division) … Played 137 minutes in 5 matches … 2012-13: On loan at Atlante (Liga MX) … Played in 26 matches (24 starts) and scored 3 goals in all competitions … 2011-12: Spent two seasons playing for Rangers de Talca (Chile Primera Division) appearing in a total of 31 games … Throughout these two seasons, recorded two (2) goals … Helped Rangers earn promotion in 2011 …  2010-11: On loan at Huracán (Argentine Primera Division), logging 903 minutes in 13 matches … Scored one goal … 2010: Appeared in 10 games, logging 408 minutes for Spartak Moscow of the Russian Premier League … 2008-09: Transfered to Spartak Moscow (Russian Premier League) … On loan at Recreativo Huelva then of the Spanish first division (La Liga) … He appeared in six matches scoring a goal and adding a pair of assists … 2006-07: Made professional debut with Banfield (Argentine Primera Division)

PERSONAL: Goes by the nickname "Chaco"

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Career Statistics (Regular Season)
2016Houston Dynamo30213169542268210
2015Philadelphia Union28251212115371891411
2014Philadelphia Union2623218891136114201
Career Totals-846965705309535211822
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