Daniel Vega - Quakes
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FEATURE: Five Things to Know About Daniel Vega

The San Jose Earthquakes announced the signing of Argentine goalkeeper Daniel Vega on Friday afternoon. Here are five things to know about the Quakes’ newest addition…

  1. Vega most recently played for USL side Tampa Bay Rowdies, where he made 33 saves in 10 appearances after signing midseason.
     
  1. Vega had a career year for North American Soccer League (NASL) side Miami FC in 2017, finishing 21-5-6 between the posts and allowing a league low 28 goals in 32 games. He claimed the Golden Glove Award that season.

 

  1. Vega was with Argentina’s River Plate from 2007 to 2013, a club which current Quakes head coach Matias Almeyda has ties as a coach and player.

 

  1. In September 2013, Vega moved to Europe to compete for Anorthosis in Cyprus, where he helped them finish top-six every season during his three-year stint with the club.

 

  1. Vega speaks both English and Spanish, suggesting an easy transition to the Earthquakes.

 

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