|Full name||Cesar Rivera Samaniego|
|Date of birth||August 25, 1986|
|Place of birth||Pomona, California, United States|
|Height||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
|2004–2005||Mt. San Antonio College|
|2010||Los Angeles Azul Legends||10||(4)|
|2011||Los Angeles Blues||13||(6)|
|2012–2013||Los Angeles Misioneros||14||(7)|
|2012||→ Cal FC (loan)||0||(0)|
|2014||Orange County Blues||16||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
College and amateurEdit
After spending time training with Mexican clubs Necaxa and Morelia, and playing with numerous Los Angeles-area amateur teams, Rivera played with the Los Angeles Azul Legends in the USL Premier Development League in 2010.
Rivera turned professional when he signed with the expansion Los Angeles Blues of the new USL Professional League in February 2011. He made his professional debut – and scored his first professional goal – on April 15, 2011 in a 3–0 victory over Sevilla Puerto Rico
He was released by the LA Blues following the conclusion of the 2011 USL Pro season, and subsequently signed to play for the Los Angeles Misioneros in the USL Premier Development League in 2012. He scored his first goal for his new club on his debut, a 4-1 opening-day loss to Fresno Fuego.
- United Soccer Leagues (USL) Archived 2010-05-27 at the Wayback Machine. Uslsoccer.com. Retrieved on 2012-02-21.
- Los Angeles Blues Sign First Three Players Archived 2011-07-13 at the Wayback Machine. Labluesprosoccer.com. December 14, 2010. Retrieved on 2012-02-21.
- United Soccer Leagues (USL) Archived 2012-01-11 at the Wayback Machine. Uslsoccer.com (2011-04-15). Retrieved on 2012-02-21.