Alexis Velela
U.S. Under-17 Men's National Team

Alexis Velela

Defender Caps/Goals -
  • Date of Birth

  • Height / Weight

    5-8 / 155

  • Hometown

    San Diego, Calif.

  • Club

    New York Cosmos

Under-17s: In 2013, Velela earned his first four caps with the U-17 MNT, including an appearance in all three games during the USA’s championship run at the 2013 Nike International Friendlies. Velela’s 2014 campaign featured 15 starts in 16 appearances, 1,148 minutes logged, a goal and an assist. Velela scored the game-winning goal during the USA’s 5-2 victory against Norway on Jan. 21. … Under-15s: Velela was a member of the U-15 Boys’ National Team in 2012 and 2013.

Velela is a member of the Development Academy’s San Diego Surf. During the 2013-14 season, Velela scored two goals in five matches with the U-15/16s.