Carlos Valdés

Carlos Valdés
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Defender
  • Philadelphia Union
  • 6'
  • 176 lbs.
  • 22-05-1985
  • Cali, Colombia

Defender Carlos Valdés joined the Union on loan from Independiente Sante Fe on January 20, 2011. On February 5, 2011, Valdes' full rights were secured by Philadelphia.

Valdes helped anchor a defense that finished the 2011 regular season tied for second in goals against average (1.06) with 10 shutouts. He helped limit opponents to just 3.05 shots on goal during the regular season, an all-time Major League Soccer record.

Valdes began his professional career with America de Cali in 2003, where he became team captain and won the Torneo Finalizacion in 2008. The center back was transferred to Independiente Santa Fe a year after, where he clinched a Colombian Cup title and also served as team captain.

Valdés helped the Colombian National Team win the U-20 South American Cup in 2005 and the Central American and Caribbean Games a year later. He debuted with the senior National Team in 2008.

2013: On January 15, Valdes was sent on loan to Independiente Santa Fe for the length of the Liga Postobon Primera A season.

2012: Played and started 33 games, logging 2923 minutes.   Valdes became team captain after Danny Califf was traded on May 17.  Scored his first goal at PPL Park on July 14 against the Montreal Impact.  Valdes was called up for International duty to play for his native Colombia in two World Cup Qualifying games.  This was his first appearance with the Colombian national team since 2010.  He was named to the MLS All-Star Team for the game against Chelsea at PPL Park.

2011: On January 20, Carlos Valdes was loaned to Philadelphia Union from Independiente Sante Fe… On August 5, Philadelphia Union secured Valdes' full rights… Started 32 regular season games and both postseason matches, logging a total of 3,060 minutes… Scored his first and only goal in a 3-0 win at NE Revolution on July 7.

2009-2010: Made 54 appearances for Club Santa Fe and scored one goal...Served as captain of the club and lead the team to the Colombian Cup title in 2009, beating Deportivo Pasto by a score of 3-1.

2005-2008: Made 97 appearances for America de Cali, scoring four goals...Became team captain and helped lead his team to the Torneo Finalizacion in 2008, beating Independiente Medellin  by a score of 1-0 in the first game and 3-1 in the second game.

2005: Began his career with Real Cartagena and appeared in 33 league matches… Played on a defense that allowed 20 goals in total throughout the season.

INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE: Helped the Colombian Men’s National Team win the U-20 South-American Cup in 2005 and the Central American and Caribbean Games the following year... After making his debut with the senior national squad in 2008, Valdes has been capped four times, scoring one goal… Competed at the 2005 FIFA World Youth Championship, helping Colombia to the Round of 16 before losing to Argentina, the eventual champions.

Career Statistics (Regular Season)

Year Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
2014 Philadelphia Union 3 3 0 270 0 0 0 3 0 0 0
2013 Philadelphia Union 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 Philadelphia Union 33 33 2 2923 0 24 5 36 1 4 0
2011 Philadelphia Union 32 32 1 2880 1 22 4 37 2 8 0
Career Totals 68 68 3 6073 1 46 9 76 3 12 0

2014 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season Philadelphia Union 3 3 0 270 0 0 0 3 0 0 0

2013 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season Philadelphia Union 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

2012 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season Philadelphia Union 33 33 2 2923 0 24 5 36 1 4 0

2011 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Playoffs Philadelphia Union 2 2 0 180 0 4 3 4 0 1 0
MLS Regular Season Philadelphia Union 32 32 1 2880 1 22 4 37 2 8 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

Fecha Match Result Appearance MINS G A SHT SOG FC FS Y R
9/13/2014 NY @ PHI T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/6/2014 PHI @ TOR W 2-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/3/2014 TOR @ PHI W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/24/2014 SJ @ PHI W 2-4 Started 90 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0
8/15/2014 PHI @ HOU L 0-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/9/2014 MTL @ PHI W 1-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
8/1/2014 PHI @ KC T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/19/2014 PHI @ CHI T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/16/2014 NY @ PHI W 1-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/12/2014 COL @ PHI T 3-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/4/2014 PHI @ DAL L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/28/2014 PHI @ NE W 3-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/7/2014 VAN @ PHI T 3-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/31/2014 PHI @ CHV W 3-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/25/2014 PHI @ LA L 1-4 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/17/2014 NE @ PHI L 5-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/14/2014 PHI @ KC W 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/10/2014 DC @ PHI L 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/3/2014 PHI @ SEA L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/26/2014 PHI @ MTL L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/19/2014 HOU @ PHI T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/16/2014 PHI @ NY L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/12/2014 RSL @ PHI T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/5/2014 PHI @ CHI T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/29/2014 MTL @ PHI T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/22/2014 PHI @ CLB L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/15/2014 NE @ PHI W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/8/2014 PHI @ POR T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/26/2013 KC @ PHI L 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/19/2013 PHI @ MTL L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/12/2013 PHI @ DC T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/5/2013 TOR @ PHI W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/27/2013 PHI @ KC W 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/14/2013 HOU @ PHI L 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/8/2013 PHI @ SJ L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/31/2013 MTL @ PHI T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/25/2013 PHI @ NE L 1-5 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/17/2013 PHI @ NY T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/10/2013 DC @ PHI W 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/3/2013 CHI @ PHI L 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/27/2013 PHI @ VAN W 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/20/2013 POR @ PHI T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/12/2013 CHV @ PHI W 1-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/6/2013 PHI @ HOU L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/3/2013 PHI @ RSL T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/29/2013 DAL @ PHI T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/23/2013 NY @ PHI W 0-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/5/2013 CLB @ PHI W 0-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/1/2013 PHI @ TOR T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/15/2013 LA @ PHI L 4-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/11/2013 PHI @ CHI W 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/4/2013 SEA @ PHI T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/27/2013 PHI @ NE L 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/21/2013 PHI @ DC W 3-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/13/2013 TOR @ PHI T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/6/2013 PHI @ CLB T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/30/2013 PHI @ NY L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/16/2013 NE @ PHI W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/10/2013 PHI @ COL W 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/2/2013 KC @ PHI L 3-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/27/2012 NY @ PHI L 3-0 Started 90 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0
10/24/2012 PHI @ KC L 1-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
10/20/2012 PHI @ HOU L 1-3 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
10/6/2012 NE @ PHI W 0-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0
10/3/2012 PHI @ CHI W 3-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/29/2012 PHI @ CLB L 2-3 Started 90 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0
9/23/2012 HOU @ PHI W 1-3 Started 90 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0
9/20/2012 DC @ PHI L 1-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0
9/15/2012 PHI @ TOR T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0
9/1/2012 PHI @ NE T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
8/29/2012 CLB @ PHI L 2-1 Started 55 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 0
8/24/2012 RSL @ PHI T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
8/19/2012 PHI @ DC T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
8/12/2012 CHI @ PHI L 3-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/4/2012 PHI @ MTL L 0-2 Started 90 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
7/29/2012 NE @ PHI W 1-2 Started 90 0 0 2 1 2 0 0 0
7/21/2012 PHI @ NY L 0-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
7/14/2012 MTL @ PHI W 1-2 Started 90 1 0 1 1 1 1 0 0
7/8/2012 TOR @ PHI W 0-3 Started 90 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0
7/4/2012 PHI @ LA W 2-1 Started 90 0 0 1 0 2 0 1 0
6/30/2012 PHI @ HOU L 1-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
6/23/2012 KC @ PHI W 0-4 Started 90 0 0 2 1 0 2 0 0
6/16/2012 DC @ PHI L 1-0 Started 90 0 0 1 1 2 4 1 0
5/26/2012 PHI @ TOR L 0-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/19/2012 PHI @ DAL T 1-1 Started 78 0 0 2 0 1 2 1 0
5/13/2012 NY @ PHI L 3-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
5/5/2012 PHI @ SEA L 0-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
4/28/2012 SJ @ PHI L 2-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0
4/21/2012 PHI @ CHV W 1-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0
4/14/2012 CLB @ PHI W 0-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
3/31/2012 VAN @ PHI T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 2 0 2 2 0 0
3/24/2012 PHI @ CHI L 0-1 Started 90 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0
3/18/2012 COL @ PHI L 2-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 2 3 0 0
3/12/2012 PHI @ POR L 1-3 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
10/20/2011 PHI @ NY L 0-1 Started 90 0 0 1 0 3 2 0 0
10/15/2011 TOR @ PHI T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0
10/8/2011 PHI @ SEA W 2-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
10/2/2011 PHI @ CHV T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
9/29/2011 DC @ PHI W 2-3 Started 90 0 0 3 0 0 1 0 0
9/23/2011 PHI @ KC T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
9/17/2011 CLB @ PHI W 0-1 Started 90 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
9/10/2011 POR @ PHI T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 3 2 1 0
9/7/2011 NE @ PHI T 4-4 Started 90 0 1 1 0 1 3 0 0
9/3/2011 PHI @ RSL L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/20/2011 PHI @ CLB L 1-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
8/13/2011 DAL @ PHI T 2-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0
8/6/2011 HOU @ PHI T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0
8/3/2011 PHI @ CHI T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
7/29/2011 COL @ PHI L 2-1 Started 90 0 0 4 2 0 2 0 0
7/17/2011 PHI @ NE W 3-0 Started 90 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 0
7/9/2011 PHI @ SJ T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/2/2011 PHI @ DC T 2-2 Started 90 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
6/25/2011 CHV @ PHI W 2-3 Started 90 0 0 1 0 2 0 1 0
6/22/2011 KC @ PHI T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/18/2011 PHI @ VAN L 0-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 0
6/11/2011 RSL @ PHI T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 1 1 2 1 0 0
6/4/2011 PHI @ COL T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 1 0 0 3 0 0
5/28/2011 PHI @ TOR W 6-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0
5/21/2011 CHI @ PHI W 1-2 Started 90 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0
5/14/2011 PHI @ DAL L 0-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
5/11/2011 LA @ PHI T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0
5/6/2011 PHI @ POR L 0-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/30/2011 SJ @ PHI W 0-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
4/16/2011 SEA @ PHI T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 1 0 1 4 1 0
4/9/2011 NY @ PHI W 0-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/2/2011 PHI @ LA L 0-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0
3/26/2011 VAN @ PHI W 0-1 Started 90 0 0 1 0 2 2 0 0
3/19/2011 PHI @ HOU W 1-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 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