Player Details

Name

Nicolás Acevedo

Height

5' 8"

Weight

161 lbs

Date of Birth

4.14.1999 (22)

Birthplace

Montevideo, Uruguay

Position

Midfielder

Player Category

International
2021 MLS Regular Season
2021 MLS Regular Season

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Career Summary

CAREER

2020: The club acquired Nicolás Acevedo from Uruguayan side Liverpool FC in March. He went on to make 12 appearances for the club during the MLS regular season, starting one game.

2019: Nicolás Acevedo was awarded the "Joven Talento del 2019" by the Uruguayan Football Association which honors the best U-21 player in the country's domestic league. The 20-year-old played 31 games as Liverpool finished 5th in the aggregate table last season. He helped Liverpool qualify for the CONMEBOL Copa Sudamericana twice and also scored a penalty in the shootout as his club lifted the “Torneo Intermedio” for the first time in 2019.

2018: Acevedo came through Liverpool’s academy in his native Montevideo and debuted for his boyhood club in 2018. He became captain in 2019 at 20 years old.

INTERNATIONAL

His performances earned him a call-up to the Uruguayan U-20 national team where he helped lead his country to the Round of 16 in 2019’s FIFA U-20 World Cup in Poland. Acevedo also featured extensively with the U-23s as they finished third in the CONMEBOL Olympic qualifiers behind Argentina and Brazil earlier this year.

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