Yordy Reyna

Yordy Reyna
Yordy Reyna
Yordy Reyna
Real Name: Yordy Reyna
HT: 5' 7" WT: 145
Pronunciation: JAWR-dee
Age: 24 (09/16/1993)
Birthplace: Chiclayo, Peru
Hometown: Chiclayo

An electric and entertaining attacker, Yordy Reyna was acquired with the use of Targeted Allocation Money (TAM) and was signed to an MLS contract through 2018, with club options for 2019 and 2020, occupying an international roster spot.

Reyna electrified in his first season with Whitecaps FC, recording six goals and four assists in 11 starts and 18 regular season appearances. He tied for third-most in MLS with five game-winners, heading in his first against New York City FC in his home debut on July 5. Reyna was named the WFC Player of the Month in August and September, and proceeded to appear in all three MLS Cup Playoff matches, starting in two. He finished fourth for MLS Comeback Player of the Year after missing the first portion of the regular season due to an injury sustained in the preseason.

2013-17: Reyna joined Whitecaps FC after being a member of FC Red Bull Salzburg since the summer of 2013. During his three plus seasons with Die Roten Bullen, the young 5-foot-7 attacking midfielder/forward started 11 of his 22 league appearances, scoring three goals and adding two assists. In cup competition, including UEFA Champions League and the UEFA Europa League qualifying matches, he started six of 14 appearances, adding two assists. During that time, FC Salzburg twice won both the Austrian Bundesliga championship and the Austrian Cup in the same season, accomplishing the feat in 2013-14 and 2015-16. Reyna also enjoyed loan spells with SV Grödig, FC Red Bull Salzburg affiliate team FC Liefering of the Austrian Football First League, and German 2. Bundesliga club RB Leipzig. During the 2014-15 season with SV Grödig, Reyna scored 11 goals and added three assists in 19 appearances, and added another goal and assist in seven cup matches. 

Reyna made his professional debut with Peruvian Primera División club Alianza Lima in 2011, score 12 goals in 47 appearances, before transferring to FC Red Bull Salzburg in 2013.

In international action, the Chiclayo, Peru native has more than 15 appearances for the Peruvian senior national team, and has scored two goals as of June 2017. Reyna has also represented Peru at the U-20 level scoring five goals in eight matches.

Nicknamed Magic, Reyna developed with Alianza Lima in his youth.

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Career Statistics (Regular Season)
2018Vancouver Whitecaps FC1612310953251011232
2017Vancouver Whitecaps FC1811610734261124130
Career Totals-3423921687512135362
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