Nicholas Osorio

Nicholas Osorio (born January 20, 1998) is a Canadian professional soccer player who currently plays for Alliance United in League1 Ontario. His brother Jonathan plays in the TFC system.[1]

Nicholas Osorio
Personal information
Full name Nicholas Osorio
Date of birth (1998-01-20) January 20, 1998
Place of birth Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Alliance United
Youth career
0000–2016 Toronto FC
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2016–2017 Toronto FC III 20 (6)
2015–2017 Toronto FC II 2 (0)
2018– Alliance United 24 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of August 18, 2019

Career

Having grown up in Brampton, Ontario, Osorio began playing football Brampton Youth SC at the age of four.[2] After progressing through the TFC Academy, he was called up to the Toronto FC II squad, the feeder team to the MLS outfit, in 2015.

Osorio made his professional debut on July 19, 2015, playing in a 1-0 defeat to Saint Louis in the USL. His second appearance came three days later in a 1-0 defeat to FC Montreal.[3]

International career

Osorio is yet to make his international debut at senior or youth level, but was selected for two Canada Under-15 camps back in 2013 under the guidance of Tony Fonseca and Ante Jazic.[2]

Personal life

Osorio's parents are Colombian – his father is a native of Cali, while his mother was born in Medellín. His older brothers, Jonathan and Anthony, have played for Toronto FC and Toronto FC II respectively.[4]

References

  1. "Nicholas Osorio profile". League1 Ontario. May 13, 2018.
  2. "Canada Soccer". canadasoccer.com. Retrieved 2016-07-03.
  3. "Canada - N. Osorio - Profile with news, career statistics and history - Soccerway". int.soccerway.com. Retrieved 2016-07-03.
  4. "Nicholas Osorio". Canadian Soccer Association. Soccer family (brothers Jonathan and Anthony)
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