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Rafael Díaz

Position: Goalkeeper (#18)
Height: 6-0
Weight: 159 lb
Born: October 8, 1991
Birthplace: Inconnue, Dominican Republic
Hometown: Paterson, New Jersey
Previous Club: New York Red Bulls
College: St. John's University
How Acquired: Signed on Feb. 6, 2018

Career Bio

Díaz joined Republic FC ahead of the 2018 season following three successful seasons with the New York Red Bulls organization. The goalkeeper originally joined Red Bulls II after playing the 2014 season with Orlando City SC.  He spent two seasons with Red Bulls II before moving to the MLS club in 2017. Díaz made 23 USL appearances over four seasons, recording a 1.29 goals against average.

Díaz played four seasons at St. John’s University from 2009-2013.  He holds the school record for shutouts with 32 over his Red Storm career, including a career-high nine in his senior year when he also recorded a 0.80 goals against average.

Career Stats (USL)

2017: Joined MLS side New York Red Bulls after two years with USL side NYRBII…made 11 appearances with NYRBII after rejoining the team.

2016: Made four appearances for New York Red Bulls II…helped team win both the regular season and the 2016 USL Cup

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