Player Details

Name

Jon Erice

Pronunciation

jon air-EE-seh

Height

5' 9"

Weight

154 lbs

Date of Birth

11.3.1986 (35)

Birthplace

Pamplona, Spain

Position

Midfielder

Player Category

International
2021 MLS Regular Season
2021 MLS Regular Season
Career Summary

PROFILE 
A left-footed Spanish midfielder with over 300 appearances of experience in European football, including a number of seasons as captain or co-captain, Jon Erice was acquired by Whitecaps FC in January 2019 via transfer from La Liga 2 side Albacete Balompié.  

EUROPE 
‘17-’19:
Prior to his move to MLS, Erice enjoyed two productive years with Albacete Balompié, while serving as co-captain. ‘13-’17: Erice featured with Real Oviedo for four seasons, captaining the side for two seasons and helping them win promotion to La Liga 2 in 2014-15. ‘12-’13: After two seasons overseas, Erice made his return to Spanish La Liga 2 when he joined CD Guadalajara in 2012-13. ‘10-’12: Erice moved to the Cypriot First Division club Apollon Limassol for a year and a half, then to AOK Kerkyra to finish out the 2011-12 season in the Greek Super League. ‘08-’09: Erice competed in La Liga 2 while on loan to Málaga CF in 2008, SD Huesca in 2008-09, and after a transfer to Cádiz CF in 2009. ‘07-’08: A product of the CA Osasuna academy, Erice made his professional first-team debut for his hometown club in 2007 and played two seasons in La Liga competition.  

INTERESTING FACTS 
Erice was among the league leaders in successful passes in La Liga 2 while with Real Oviedo... He has a wife and three children.