Player Details

Name

Cristian Maidana

Height

5' 11"

Weight

165 lbs

Date of Birth

1.24.1987 (34)

Birthplace

Resistencia, Argentina

Position

Midfielder

Player Category

International
2020 MLS Regular Season
2020 MLS Regular Season
Career Summary

Acquired via trade from the Philadelphia Union on Dec. 7, 2015

2015 MLS: Made 28 appearances (25 starts) … Set Union record and finished tied for second in MLS with 15 assists … Also scored one goal

2014 MLS: Acquired by the Philadelphia Union on Jan. 15, 2014 … Appeared in 26 games, starting 23, while logging 1,889 minutes … Logged 11 assists – the second-most in a single-season in Union history … He also scored two goals … Maidana's impact was immediate, assisting on the lone goal in the season opener against Portland on March 8 … He then scored his first career goal on May 17 against Sporting Kansas City … Maidana assisted on all three goals in a 3-3 draw against Vancouver on June 7 and was named to the MLS Team of the Week by MLSSoccer.com for his performance … He also assisted on the lone Union goal in the U.S. Open Cup final on a free kick to Maurice Edu … His play never dropped, as he had arguably his best game of the year while notching a pair of assists in Philadelphia’s 2-1 victory over Sporting Kansas City on Oct. 18 leading to his second MLS Team of the Week honors

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: 2013: Joined Argentinos Juniors (Argentine Primera Division) … Played 137 minutes in 5 matches … 2012-13: On loan at Atlante (Liga MX) … Played in 26 matches (24 starts) and scored 3 goals in all competitions … 2011-12: Spent two seasons playing for Rangers de Talca (Chile Primera Division) appearing in a total of 31 games … Throughout these two seasons, recorded two (2) goals … Helped Rangers earn promotion in 2011 …  2010-11: On loan at Huracán (Argentine Primera Division), logging 903 minutes in 13 matches … Scored one goal … 2010: Appeared in 10 games, logging 408 minutes for Spartak Moscow of the Russian Premier League … 2008-09: Transfered to Spartak Moscow (Russian Premier League) … On loan at Recreativo Huelva then of the Spanish first division (La Liga) … He appeared in six matches scoring a goal and adding a pair of assists … 2006-07: Made professional debut with Banfield (Argentine Primera Division)

PERSONAL: Goes by the nickname "Chaco"