The Philadelphia Union acquired winger Walter Restrepo from New York Cosmos for an undisclosed transfer fee on Jan. 12, 2016. Was a two-time NASL Best XI selection (2012 and 2014).
2016 (Steel FC): He has been loaned out to the USL affiliates six times this season. He has performed very well, and has even recorded an assist on the season.
2015 (New York Cosmos): Appeared in 29 games and started 24 for a total of 2,151 minutes. Restrepo scored three goals and added five assists.
2014 (San Antonio Scorpions): Restrepo was named to the NASL Best XI for the second time after recording three goals and four assists in 25 games for the San Antonio Scorpions.
2013 (Fort Lauderdale Strikers): After returning from injury, Restrepo finished with two goals in 19 appearances. He started 11 games.
2012 (Fort Lauderdale Strikers): Restrepo had a standout 2012 campaign, leading NASL with eight assists and adding six goals en route to an NASL Best XI selection. He tore his ACL on Aug. 15, ending his season.
2011 (Fort Lauderdale Strikers): Signed midway through the year on July 11. Made 12 appearances and scored two goals with one assist.
Restrepo, 27, was born in San Diego, Calif., but holds dual-national citizenship with Colombia. He played there professionally from 2006-11 before joining the Fort Lauderdale Strikers on July 11, 2011.
Acquired from New York Cosmos for an undisclosed transfer fee on Jan. 12, 2016.