Luis Felipe Fernandes
|Full name||Luis Felipe Fernandes Rodrigues|
|Date of birth||January 29, 1996|
|Place of birth||Mineola, New York, United States|
|Height||6 ft 1.23 in (1.86 m)|
|San Jose Earthquakes|
|2016||Fort Lauderdale Strikers||37||(0)|
|2018–||San Jose Earthquakes||16||(0)|
|2018–||→ Reno 1868 (loan)||13||(1)|
|United States U20|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of October 19, 2019|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of May 5, 2016
North American Soccer LeagueEdit
On January 25, 2016, he signed his first professional contract with the Fort Lauderdale Strikers. He was praised by Head Coach and General Manager Caio Zanardi: “We are confident that in our system he can develop his potential and blossom into a wonderful player for our team.” He started his first match on April 7, 2016 and his performance was considered "shining". Luis Felipe Fernandes was in 2016's season the player of Fort Lauderdale Strikers with most minutes played. He was nominated for the Young Player of the Year of NASL.
United Soccer LeagueEdit
Luis Felipe signed with USL side and San Jose Earthquakes affiliate Reno 1868 FC on May 12, 2017. He scored his first goal for the team on June 7 in Reno's 3-2 victory over Rio Grande Valley FC and assisted the winning goal eleven minutes later. Fernandes made his first appearance for San Jose as a 33rd minute substitution for Tommy Thompson during the MLS side's 4-1 friendly victory over Eintracht Frankfurt.
Major League SoccerEdit
Luis Felipe was signed by the San Jose Earthquakes on December 14, 2017, along with Reno teammates Chris Wehan and Jimmy Ockford. He was then sent back to Reno on a temporary loan basis, playing in Reno's 2018 home opener against Swope Park Rangers.
Statistics accurate as of 19 March 2018.
|Club||Season||League||Open Cup||MLS Cup||Total|
|Fort Lauderdale Strikers||2016||31||0||4||0||–||–||35||0|
|Reno 1868 FC||2017||27||5||2||0||–||–||29||5|
|San Jose Earthquakes||2018||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|Reno 1868 FC (loan)||2018||1||0||0||0||0||0||1||0|
- "L. FERNANDES". Soccerway. Retrieved 9 May 2017.
- "U.S. YOUTH NATIONAL TEAM MEMBER FERNANDES SIGNS". Strikers.com. Retrieved 9 May 2017.
- Eglit, Pasha. "U.S. YOUTH INTERNATIONAL LUIS FELIPE FERNANDES SHINES IN PRO DEBUT". NASL. Retrieved 9 May 2017.
- "Reno 1868 signs Luis Fernandes". KOLO TV. 12 May 2017. Retrieved 18 July 2017.
- "Reno 1868 F.C. Tops Rio Grande Valley F.C." KTVN. 7 June 2017. Retrieved 18 July 2017.
- "RECAP: Earthquakes Defeat Bundesliga's Eintracht Frankfurt 4-1". San Jose Earthquakes. Retrieved 18 July 2017.
- "EARTHQUAKES SIGN WEHAN, OCKFORD AND FELIPE". Reno 1868 FC. 14 December 2017. Retrieved 14 December 2017.
- "Reno 1868 FC vs Swope Park Rangers". United Soccer League. 17 Mar 2018. Archived from the original on 19 March 2018. Retrieved 19 Mar 2018.
- Luis Felipe Fernandes at Soccerway
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