How he joined the club: Signed from USL affiliate Reno 1868 FC on Dec. 14, 2017.
2018 (San Jose Earthquakes/Reno 1868 FC): Made 11 starts in 13 total appearances in MLS play ... Made his MLS debut against Seattle Sounders FC on July 25, starting and playing 90 minutes … Tallied his first MLS assist vs. Sporting Kansas City on Sept. 15 … Made 11 starts in 13 total appearances for San Jose’s USL affiliate 1868 FC, scoring one goal … U.S. Open Cup: Did not feature in the Fourth-Round matchup against the Portland Timbers on June 6 … International Friendlies: Entered as a substitute in the 82nd minute against Club Leon on March 24 … Started and played 45 minutes against Manchester United on July 22.
Professional Experience: Signed with Reno 1868 FC in 2017, finishing with five goals and three assists in 27 appearances (16 starts) … Helped Reno 1868 FC tally a 17-7-8 record, reach the USL playoffs in their inaugural season, finish atop the league in goal differential (+36) and set the USL single-season goals record (75) ... Played for the Fort Lauderdale Strikers in 2016 … Led the team in minutes played and earned a nomination for the NASL Young Player of the Year Award.
International: Called up to the U.S. U-20 National Team under head coach Tab Ramos in January 2014.
Personal: Born in New York with Brazilian roots, Luis Felipe helped Cruzeiro’s youth academy in Brazil win numerous international tournaments from 2008-15 … Eligible for international competition with both the United States and Brazil, Luis Felipe chose to play for his nation of birth and competed for the U.S. U-20s.