Ivan Magalhães

Ivan Magalhães dos Santos (born 23 December 1993) is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays as a defender for USL League One club Richmond Kickers.

Ivan Magalhães
Personal information
Full name Ivan Magalhães dos Santos
Date of birth (1993-12-23) 23 December 1993
Place of birth Sao Paulo, Brazil
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Richmond Kickers
Number 4
Youth career
2006 São Paulo
2007–2009 Grêmio Barueri
2010–2012 Corinthians
College career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2013–2014 EFSC Titans 33 (10)
2015 Maryland Terrapins 22 (1)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2016–2017 Rio Grande Valley FC Toros 57 (2)
2018 Tampa Bay Rowdies 8 (0)
2019– Richmond Kickers 20 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21 October 2019


College and amateur

Magalhães played two years of college soccer at Eastern Florida State College between 2013 and 2014, before transferring to the University of Maryland in 2015.[1]


Magalhães was drafted in the second round of the 2016 MLS SuperDraft (26th overall) by Houston Dynamo.[2] However, he didn't sign with Houston, instead joining their United Soccer League affiliate Rio Grande Valley FC Toros on March 16, 2016.[3] He recorded over 4,800 minutes in 56 matches for Rio Grande Valley FC, scoring two goals in his first two professional seasons.

On 12 January 2018, it was announced that Magalhães had signed with the Tampa Bay Rowdies.[4]

On 19 March 2019, Magalhães signed with the Richmond Kickers ahead of the inaugural USL League One season.[5]


  1. "Ivan Magalhaes Bio". umterps.com. Retrieved 13 March 2017.
  2. Ponce, Leo (15 January 2016). "Ivan Magalhaes: "Living the American Dream"". keepernotes.com. Retrieved 13 March 2017.
  3. "Rio Grande Valley FC Toros sign six players". HoustonDynamo.com. 16 March 2016. Retrieved 12 January 2018.
  4. "Rowdies Add Brazilian Defender Ivan Magalhães". RowdiesSoccer.com. 12 January 2018. Retrieved 12 January 2018.
  5. "Kickers Add Ivan Magalhães for 2019". RichmondKickers.com. Retrieved 19 March 2019.

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