Miguel González (footballer, born 1990)

Miguel González (born October 1, 1990) is a Mexican footballer who currently plays as a forward for Miami FC in the National Independent Soccer Association.

Miguel González
Personal information
Date of birth (1990-10-01) 1 October 1990
Place of birth Michoacán, Mexico
Height 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Miami FC
Number 12
College career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2011 Peninsula College Pirates ? (49)
2012–2013 Seattle Redhawks 41 (19)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2013 Seattle Sounders FC U-23 1 (0)
2014 Kitsap Pumas 10 (6)
2015–2016 Colorado Springs Switchbacks 53 (16)
2017–2018 Oklahoma City Energy 42 (9)
2019– Miami FC 10 (13)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 3 August 2019

Career

College & Youth

González began playing college soccer at Peninsula College in 2010, before moving to Seattle University in 2012.[1] He was named WAC Offensive Player of the Year and First Team All-WAC in 2013.[2]

While at college in Seattle, González appeared once for USL PDL club Seattle Sounders U-23 in 2013.[3]

After college, González trialled with Seattle Sounders FC, before signing with PDL side Kitsap Pumas.[4]

Professional

Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC

González signed with USL club Colorado Springs Switchbacks on January 27, 2015.[5]

González ended his first season with the Switchbacks with 10 goals and 7 assists.[6]

On December 9, 2015 it was announced that González will rejoin the Switchbacks for the 2016 United Soccer League season.[7] On March 12, 2016 González scored 1 and assisted 1 in a 3-2 preseason victory against UCCS.[8] Gonzalez scored in the Switchbacks opening game victory of the 2016 USL season, against OKC Energy. His performance earned him a spot on the first 2016 USL Team of the Week.

Oklahoma City Energy FC

On December 6, 2016, González signed with Oklahoma City Energy FC, also of the USL.[9] His brother, Daniel, had played for the Energy the season before and had re-signed with the club a few weeks before. He scored his first goal on April 11, scoring a very impressive bicycle kick.[10]

Miami FC

González joined Miami FC of the National Premier Soccer League on 4 February 2019.[11]

Personal life

González's brother, Daniel, also played for Oklahoma City Energy.[12]

References


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