Nicolás Galvis

Nicolás Galvis (born 9 April 1997) is a Colombian professional footballer who plays for Valour FC, as a midfielder.

Nicolás Galvis
Personal information
Full name Nicolás Galvis Llano[1]
Date of birth (1997-04-09) 9 April 1997
Place of birth Bogotá, Colombia
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)[1]
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Valour FC
Number 14
Youth career
2002–2004 Once Caldas
2004– St. Catharines Concord
0000–2013 Oakville SC
2013 Defensor Sporting
College career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2015 Niagara Purple Eagles
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2014 Burlington SC
2016 Canadian SC 6 (0)
2017–2018 Deportivo Pereira 4 (0)
2019– Valour FC 11 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21 September 2019

Early and personal life

Galvis was born in Bogotá, Colombia and lived with his family in Manizales until the age of seven, when they moved to St. Catharines, Canada.[2]

Club career

Galvis played youth football for Once Caldas between the ages of five and seven, and with St. Catharines Concord from the age of seven.[2] In April 2013 he and two teammates (including Adam Bouchard) left Oakville SC to sign for Uruguayan club Defensor Sporting.[3]

He spent 2014 with Burlington SC,[4] before playing college soccer in 2015 with the Niagara Purple Eagles.[5]

He has played senior football in Uruguay for Canadian SC and in Colombia for Deportivo Pereira.[1]

On 26 February 2019, Galvis signed with Canadian Premier League side Valour FC.[6]

International career

He was called up by the Candian senior team in June 2017.[2]

He was named to Canada's provisional 40-man roster for the 2017 Gold Cup, but was ultimately not called up for the tournament.[7]

References

  1. Nicolás Galvis at Soccerway. Retrieved 16 March 2018.
  2. "Profile". Canadian Soccer Association. Retrieved 16 March 2018.
  3. Daniel Girard (23 April 2013). "Young trio from Oakville Soccer Club chasing pro dreams in Uruguay". The Star. Retrieved 16 March 2018.
  4. "Profile". FootballDatabase.eu. Retrieved 15 May 2018.
  5. "MEN'S SOCCER ANNOUNCES 2015 RECRUITING CLASS". Niagra Purple Eagles. 4 February 2015. Retrieved 15 May 2018.
  6. "Valour FC ink midfielders Nicolás Galvis and Néstor Navia". Valour FC. 26 February 2019. Retrieved 26 February 2019.
  7. "Canada Soccer releases 40-man Provisional List for CONCACAF Gold Cup". Canada Soccer. 6 June 2017. Retrieved 18 February 2019.


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