• Position Goalkeeper
  • Number 21
  • Date of Birth Mar 20 2002
  • Hometown Chino Hills, CA
  • Height 6' 0"
  • Club Orange County SC

Player Bio - Aaron Cervantes

National Team: The goalkeeping corps’ most-experienced professional, Cervantes will provide depth in the net for the USA in Brazil … Played for the USA vs. Denmark at September’s 4 Nations Tournament in the Netherlands and vs. Chile at the October 2018 4 Nations Tournament in Mexico … Helped the USA win the April 2018 Sportchain Cup in Benicassim, Spain, recording two clean sheets … Allowed just one goal in four games for the U.S. in 2018 … Also appeared with the U-15 and U-14 Boys’ National Teams.

Professional: Signed his first professional contract with Orange County SC on March 15, 2018 … Inked his deal as a 15-year-old, becoming one of the youngest signings in league history … Has started 11 of Orange County’s 34 league matches this season, keeping three clean sheets … Made his pro debut on March 23, 2019 vs. New Mexico United.

Youth: Played with Pateadores in the U.S. Soccer Development Academy … Spent two seasons with the SoCal-based club … Played four seasons with LA Galaxy … Started playing soccer at age four.

Personal: Full name is Aaron Christopher Cervantes … Nicknamed Cerv … Played hockey before he committed to soccer … Mom is a registered nurse, dad is a police officer … Older sister plays college soccer and is studying to be a lawyer … Likes to hang out with friends and family, go to the movies and relax … Describes himself on the field as “bold, courageous, motivating” … Describes himself off the field as “chill, laid-back, relaxed” … Favorite soccer player is Keylor Navas … Lists Conor McGregor as his biggest athletic inspiration … Won USL Save of the Week after his pro debut, which he considers his greatest soccer moment thus far … Favorite movie is Goodfellas, favorite TV show is Ridiculousness … Loves playing FIFA … Enjoys listening to Travis Scott … Favorite food is pizza.