With the 2021 season coming closer every day, Republic FC have added another recruit to its ranks. Luis Felipe is set to join the Quails and bring his physical style of football to the midfield.
Before joining San Jose for three seasons, Luis climbed the ranks of American soccer from NISA to USL – including a tour of duty with Reno 1868 FC. His commanding presence in the midfield at Reno earned his promotion to Major League Soccer in 2018.
Now, the New York-born midfielder is ready to ply his trade in Sacramento with the boys in Old Glory Red but before he joins the squad for the first time, it’s time to take a look at the impressive numbers Felipe has accumulated over his career.
2 – number of assists Felipe contributed during his rookie season in the NASL in 2016 with the Fort Lauderdale Strikers
3 – number of seasons Felipe spent at the Major League Soccer level with the Quakes
6 – number of career USL Championship goals Felipe scored during his time with Reno 1868 FC where he also added three assists
9 – number of blocked shots Felipe has tallied over his Championship career while plying his trade in Nevada with Reno
11 – number of matches Felipe started during his debut campaign in Major League Soccer in 2018 (he was available for selection in 15 matches)
16 – number of scoring chances created during his career in Reno
21 – number of career appearances Felipe made at the MLS-level with San Jose
35 – number of clearances Felipe collected during his 1868 FC career
65 – number of career interceptions during Championship play the midfielder racked up in Reno
85.2 – successful passing completion percentage during his USL career with 1868 FC
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