Pedro Morales

Pedro Morales
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Midfielder
  • Vancouver Whitecaps FC
  • 5' 11"
  • 170 lbs.
  • 05-25-1985
  • Hualpén, Chile
A technically gifted playmaker, Pedro Morales came to Vancouver in 2014 having played the previous two seasons with Spain’s La Liga side Málaga CF. The South American has won championships in Chile and Croatia, with playing experience in both the UEFA Champions League and Europa League. Midway through his first MLS season, Morales was named the second captain in Whitecaps FC’s MLS history, following Jay DeMerit’s retirement. 
 
MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER
2014: Morales was named MLS Newcomer of the Year after finishing his first season in the league with 10 goals and 12 assists, setting a new franchise record for assists in a single season. The Chilean made his MLS debut at BC Place on March 8 in the ‘Caps season opening victory over New York Red Bulls. The attacking midfielder subbed on and played the final 25 minutes before quickly making an impact, assisting on a goal by Kenny Miller before scoring his own in a 4-1 victory.
 
SPAIN
2013-14: Before departing for Vancouver, Morales made eight starts in 15 league appearances and recorded one goal, while also starting two matches in the Copa del Rey. 2012-13:  While on loan to Málaga CF in Spain from Croatian club Dinamo Zagreb, the Hualpén, Chile native made seven appearances with five starts and recorded three goals.
 
CROATIA
2011-12: Before departing for Spain, Morales made two league appearance for Zagreb in the 2011-12 season. 2010-11: The attacking midfielder captured a third straight league title with Zagreb in the Prva HNL as he started 14 of his 16 appearances while scoring three goals. Morales also participated in the Croatian Cup, making two appearances, and the Croatia Super Cup, where he made one appearance. In the UEFA Champions League, Morales started one of his two appearances, while in the Europa League he started four of six matches. 2009-10: In his second year with GNK Dinamo Zagreb, the Chilean midfielder helped Zagreb again capture the league title while starting 17 of his 21 appearances and scoring 13 goals. During the season, he also made one start in the Croatia Cup. Outside of domestic play, he started two of three matches in the UEFA Champions League, and six of seven in the Europa League. 2008-09: In his first season in Croatia, Morales helped GNK Dinamo Zagreb capture the Prva HNL league title, starting 13 of his 21 league appearances and scoring seven goals. In European play, Morales made four appearances in the UEFA Champions League, while starting four of five appearances in the UEFA Cup.
 
CHILE
2012: Morales had a good year while on loan to Universidad de Chile from Dinamo Zagreb, winning the Apetura and Clasaura championship titles. During the season in the Chilean Primera División, the attacking midfielder started 7 of his16 appearances while scoring one goal. Universidad also won the Copa Chile, with Morales having started three of his five appearances and scoring three goals. 2008: Made 17 appearances with five starts while recording one goal with Universidad de Chile. 2007: Morales joined Universidad de Chile midseason as he started 17 of his 20 appearances and recorded 13 goals. In the first half of the season with Club Deportivo Huachipato the attacking midfielder started 10 of his 19 appearances and scored four goals. 2006: With Club Deportivo Huachipato in Chile’s Primera División, Morales made 35 appearances with 14 starts and seven goals. 2005: Morales made 27 appearances while starting in eight games and recording four goals for Club Deportivo Huachipato.
 
INTERNATIONAL
Internationally, the native of Hualpén, Chile, has represented his country 11 times, scoring three goals. Morales also played for his country at the U-23 level, notably scoring two goals at the 2008 Toulon tournament to help Chile finish as runners-up. In 2005, Morales played for his country at the U-20 level in the FIFA World Youth Championship, appearing in all four matches.

Career Statistics (Regular Season)

Year Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
2015 Vancouver Whitecaps FC 11 11 2 983 4 27 11 9 3 2 1
2014 Vancouver Whitecaps FC 33 28 10 2554 12 105 39 19 2 4 0
Career Totals 44 39 12 3537 16 132 50 28 5 6 1

2015 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season Vancouver Whitecaps FC 11 11 2 983 4 27 11 9 3 2 1

2014 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season Vancouver Whitecaps FC 33 28 10 2554 12 105 39 19 2 4 0
GP: Games Played, GS: Games Started, G: Goals, MIN: Minutes Played, A: Assists, SHT: Shots, SOG: Shots on Goal, FC: Fouls Committed, FS: Fouls Suffered, OFF: Offsides, Y: Yellow Cards, R: Red Cards, GF: Goals For, GA: Goals Against, SO: Shutouts, SV: Saves, CK: Corner Kicks, PKA: Penalty Kick Attempts, PKG: Penalty Kick Goals, PKS: Penalty Kick Saves

Regular Season Game Log

Date Match Result Appearance MINS G A SHT SOG FC FS Y R
5/16/2015 SEA @ VAN L 2-0 Started 90 0 0 3 1 1 1 0 0
5/9/2015 PHI @ VAN W 0-3 Started 87 1 1 2 2 0 0 0 0
5/2/2015 VAN @ POR T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
4/25/2015 DC @ VAN L 2-1 Started 90 1 0 4 3 0 3 1 0
4/18/2015 VAN @ RSL W 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/11/2015 VAN @ SJ L 0-1 Started 88 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1
4/8/2015 CLB @ VAN T 2-2 Started 90 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0
4/4/2015 LA @ VAN W 0-2 Started 90 0 1 3 2 1 0 0 0
3/28/2015 POR @ VAN W 1-2 Started 90 0 1 5 0 0 2 0 0
3/21/2015 VAN @ ORL W 1-0 Started 90 0 1 2 0 0 1 0 0
3/14/2015 VAN @ CHI W 1-0 Started 88 0 0 3 1 3 2 1 0
3/7/2015 TOR @ VAN L 3-1 Started 90 0 0 3 1 1 3 0 0
10/25/2014 COL @ VAN W 0-1 Started 90 0 1 6 1 0 1 0 0
10/18/2014 VAN @ SJ T 0-0 Started 71 0 0 3 0 0 1 0 0
10/10/2014 VAN @ SEA W 1-0 Started 81 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0
10/4/2014 DAL @ VAN W 0-2 Started 89 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0
9/27/2014 RSL @ VAN W 1-2 Started 90 2 0 6 4 0 0 1 0
9/20/2014 VAN @ POR L 0-3 Started 90 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0
9/13/2014 VAN @ DAL L 1-2 Subbed On 33 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
9/10/2014 SJ @ VAN W 0-2 Started 86 1 1 5 3 2 0 0 0
9/6/2014 DC @ VAN T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 2 1 0 3 0 0
8/30/2014 POR @ VAN L 3-0 Started 90 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0
8/23/2014 VAN @ LA L 0-2 Started 90 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
8/16/2014 VAN @ CHV T 0-0 Subbed On 22 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0
8/10/2014 KC @ VAN W 0-2 Started 77 0 1 3 1 0 3 0 0
7/30/2014 VAN @ CHI T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0
7/27/2014 DAL @ VAN T 2-2 Started 90 1 0 12 5 0 1 0 0
7/19/2014 VAN @ RSL T 1-1 Subbed On 12 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
7/16/2014 VAN @ TOR T 1-1 Started 90 0 1 4 0 1 1 0 0
7/12/2014 CHV @ VAN L 3-1 Started 90 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 0
7/5/2014 SEA @ VAN W 0-1 Started 89 0 1 3 1 0 3 0 0
6/28/2014 VAN @ COL L 0-2 Started 90 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0
6/25/2014 MTL @ VAN T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0
6/7/2014 VAN @ PHI T 3-3 Started 90 1 0 3 2 2 0 1 0
6/1/2014 VAN @ POR W 4-3 Started 90 2 2 8 4 1 2 1 0
5/24/2014 SEA @ VAN T 2-2 Started 90 0 1 3 0 2 0 0 0
5/10/2014 VAN @ CLB W 1-0 Started 82 0 0 2 1 1 1 0 0
5/3/2014 SJ @ VAN W 2-3 Started 90 2 0 6 3 2 1 1 0
4/26/2014 VAN @ RSL T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/19/2014 LA @ VAN T 2-2 Started 65 0 0 5 1 0 0 0 0
4/12/2014 VAN @ LA L 0-1 Started 70 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0
4/5/2014 COL @ VAN L 2-1 Started 90 0 0 4 4 0 2 0 0
3/29/2014 HOU @ VAN W 1-2 Started 87 0 1 3 2 0 3 0 0
3/22/2014 VAN @ NE T 0-0 Subbed On 45 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0
3/16/2014 VAN @ CHV T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 0
3/8/2014 NY @ VAN W 1-4 Subbed On 25 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0
GP: Games Played, GS: Games Started, G: Goals, MIN: Minutes Played, A: Assists, SHT: Shots, SOG: Shots on Goal, FC: Fouls Committed, FS: Fouls Suffered, OFF: Offsides, Y: Yellow Cards, R: Red Cards, GF: Goals For, GA: Goals Against, SO: Shutouts, SV: Saves, CK: Corner Kicks, PKA: Penalty Kick Attempts, PKG: Penalty Kick Goals, PKS: Penalty Kick Saves