Pedro Ribeiro

Pedro Ribeiro
Pedro Ribeiro
Real Name: Pedro Ribeiro
HT: 6' 4" WT: 208
Age: 27 (06/13/1990)
Birthplace: Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Hometown: Belo Horizonte, Brazil

The Philadelphia Union selected Pedro Ribeiro with the No. 15 overall pick in the 2014 SuperDraft. The pick was acquired from Toronto in a draft-day trade in January 2014.

2014: Ribeiro made his MLS debut on Aug. 15 against Houston, starting and playing the full 90 at forward. Overall, he appeared in nine games, made three starts, and scored two goals in 351 minutes of action. His first career goal came in just his third game against New York during a 2-2 draw. He also drew a penalty kick later in the game. Late in the year, he came on as a substitute against Sporting Kansas City on Oct. 18 and scored the game-winning goal in the 71st minute.


Ribeiro finished his college career at Coastal Carolina with 31 goals and 26 assists. He led the team to a 69-20-4 overall record, four NCAA Tournament appearances, five NCAA Tournament wins, three Big South regular season championships and two Big South tournament championships.

2013: Scored 11 goals and seven assists in 23 games, pacing Coastal Carolina to a 19-5-0 overall record, a fourth straight NCAA Tournament bid and NCAA Tournament Round of 16 appearance. Ribeiro was a MAC Hermann Trophy Semifinalist and received NSCAA and Soccer America Second Team All-American, and College Soccer News First Team All-American, NSCAA All-South Atlantic Region First Team,  Big South Attacking Player of the Year and First team All-Big South. Ribeiro was named a Top 10 Midfielder.

2012: Recorded five goals and assisted on 10 others in 21 games (1782 minutes). Named NSCAA All-South Atlantic Region second team member and First team All-Big South selection. Ribeiro was tabbed to the MAC Hermann Trophy Watch List.

2011: Led Coastal with eight assists while finishing second on the team with nine goals. Ribeiro started all 22 games for the Chanticleers en route to earning NSCAA Third Team All-American honors. Tabbed All-South Atlantic Region First Team and First Team All-Big South.

2010: Named to the Big South All-Freshman Team. Ribeiro paced the Big South Conference with five game-winning goals.

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