U.S. Soccer
Ventura Alvarado
Men's National Team

Ventura Alvarado

Defender Caps/Goals - 13/0
  • Date of Birth

  • Height / Weight

    6-0 / 165

  • Hometown

    Phoenix, Az.

  • Club

    Club America (Mexico)

Skillful, speedy and tough in the tackle, Alvarado has all the tools of a modern central defender. Having left the United States as a teenager to develop his trade. Since making his pro debut in 2013, he has earned a starting role for legendary Mexican side Club America, collecting two league titles in his short time as a regular contributor. A dual citizen, the Phoenix native has chosen to represent the United States in international competition and is one of the promising members of the next generation for the National Team.

Career Highlights:

  • Made his first start for the MNT in the 2-0 win against Mexico on April 15 in San Antonio
  • Started both legs of the 2014 Liga MX Apertura finals, helping Club America to the title
  • Won the 2012 U-20 Clausura championship and finished in third in the U-20 Copa Libertadores

2015: Named to the 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup roster... Made his Gold Cup debut and started against Honduras on July 7, 2015... The start made him officially cap tied to the USA...Has played in seven of the MNT's nine games this year, starting four... Made his first start for the U.S. MNT against Mexico on April 15, 2015, a game in which he also earned Budweiser Man of the Match honors... Earned his first cap for the USA in a March 25, 2015 match against Denmark... First Apperance: March 25, 2015, vs. Denmark ... First Goal: None

2014: While appearances in the regular season were sporadic, he was inserted in the lineup during the Liguilla, including starts in both legs of the 2014 Apertura finals … Spent the first half of 2014 on loan to Necaxa … 2013: His first team minutes came in Copa MX … Made his league debut on Feb. 16 when he came on as a sub in the 2-2 draw against Toluca … 2012:Won the U-20 Clausura title … Played every minute for Club America U-20 in the U-20 Copa Libertadores, where the team finished third.