How He Joined the Club: Acquired on loan from Mexico's Chivas de Guadalajara on January 28, 2020 using Targeted Allocation Money.
Professional Experience: Previously competed in Mexico with Estudiantes Tecos (2007-2012), Santos Laguna (2012-2015), Chivas (2015-2018; 2019), Getafe (2018), and Real Oviedo (2018-2019)… led Chivas to Liga MX (Clausura 2017), Copa MX (Apertura 2015; Clausura 2017), Supercopa MX (2016) and Concacaf Champions League (2018) titles during his first stint with the club.
International: Had 23 appearances with the Mexico National Team ... Helped Mexico win the 2015 Concacaf Gold Cup, appearing in all three knockout round matches … Was a key player during Copa America in 2011… was among 28 players named to Mexico’s preliminary roster for the 2018 FIFA World Cup … previously represented Mexico at the U-20 level.
2020 (San Jose Earthquakes): Made 14 starts in 14 appearances in his debut season with the club … Recorded two goals and one assist in 2020 … Scored his first MLS goal against Toronto FC on Feb. 29 … Earned both MLS Team of the Week honors and a nomination for Goal of the Week in Week One … MLS is Back: Made four appearances (all starts) and scored one goal during the MLS is Back Tournament … MLS Cup Playoffs: Started and played 120 minutes in a loss against Sporting Kansas City at Children’s Mercy Park on Nov. 22 in the Knockout Round.