Jorge Moreira

Jorge Moreira
Jorge Moreira
Jorge Moreira
Defender
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Real Name: Jorge Moreira
HT: 5' 8" WT: 165
Pronunciation: mor-AY-rah
International
Age: 29 (02/01/1990)
Birthplace: Villarrica, Paraguay
Hometown: Villarrica, Paraguay

ACQUIRED: Signed on February 20, 2019. 

2019: Recorded 90 minutes in a 2-1 playoff loss at Real Salt Lake on October 19 … Started his 25th league match of the season in a 3-1 home win against the San Jose Earthquakes on Oct. 6 … Made a substitution appearance in a 2-2 road draw against Sporting Kansas City on Sept. 29 … Started and played 90 minutes in a 2-2 home draw against the New England Revolution on Sept. 25 … Started in a 0-0 home draw against Minnesota United FC on Sept. 22 … Made his 22nd league start in a 2-0 loss to the New York Red Bulls on Sept. 18 ... Started in a 1-0 home loss against D.C. United on Sept. 15 ... Started and played 90 minutes in a 2-1 home win against Sporting Kansas City on Sept. 7 … Made his 19th start of the season in a 1-0 win over Real Salt Lake on Aug. 31 ... Recorded his 18th league start in a 2-0 home loss against Atlanta United FC on Aug. 18 … Scored his second goal in MLS this season and added his fourth assist in a 3-2 home win against Chicago Fire on Aug. 14 … Recorded 90 minutes of play in a 2-1 road loss against Minnesota United FC in the semifinal of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup on Aug. 7 ... Started and played 90 minutes in a 1-0 road loss to Minnesota United FC on Aug. 3 ... Started and logged an assist in a 4-0 win against the LA Galaxy on July 27 ... Recorded 90 minutes of play in a 2-1 away win against Seattle Sounders FC on July 21 ... Registered his second assist of the season in a 1-1 home draw against Orlando City SC on July 18 ... Recorded 90 minutes of play in a 2-2 home draw against the Colorado Rapids on July 13 ... Played 90 minutes in a 1-0 away win in the quarterfinal of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup against Los Angeles FC on July 10 ... Started and played 90 minutes in a 1-0 home win against FC Dallas on June 30 … Provided an assist in a 4-0 home win against the Houston Dynamo on June 22 ... Scored one goal in a 4-0 home win over the LA Galaxy in the Round of 16 of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup on June 19 ... Played 90 minutes in a 2-1 win over Seattle Sounders FC in the fourth round of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup on June 12 ... Made his Providence Park debut in a 3-2 home loss against LAFC on June 1 … Logged 90 minutes of play in a 1-1 draw against the Houston Dynamo on May 15 ... Played 90 minutes in a 1-0 away loss at Vancouver Whitecaps FC on May 10 … Recorded 90 minutes in a 2-1 away win against Real Salt Lake on May 4 … Played 90 minutes in a 2-1 away win at Toronto FC on April 27 … Recorded his first MLS goal in a 3-1 away win over Columbus Crew SC on April 20 ... Started and logged 90 minutes in a 2-1 loss at FC Dallas on April 13 … Played 90 minutes in a 3-0 loss against the San Jose Earthquakes on April 6 ... Made his first MLS appearance, playing 90 minutes in a 2-1 loss to the Galaxy on March 31. 

CAREER: Joined Portland after making over 250 professional appearances in South America since making his debut in 2009 ... Played the past three Superliga Argentina seasons with River Plate (2016-19), where he tallied two goals and three assists in 58 appearances (57 starts) across all competitions ... Helped the club claim the 2018 CONMEBOL Copa Libertadores, the 2017 Supercopa Argentina, the 2015-16 and 2016-17 Copa Argentina and the 2016 CONMEBOL Recopa Sudamericana. ...Started and played 46 minutes in River Plate’s 4-0 win over the Kashima Antlers in the FIFA Club World Cup third-place final on Dec. 22, 2018 ... Appeared in eight matches (8 starts), logging 650 minutes in the 2018-19 Superliga Argentina campaign ... Started 25 league matches in his first season with River Plate, tallying a goal and three assists and helping Los Millonarios finish second in the league table ... Made two starts in the 2016 Recopa Sudamericana, a contest between the winners of the previous season’s Copa Libertadores and Copa Sudamericana tournaments, helping River Plate defeat Colombian side Santa Fe 2-1 on aggregate in the two-legged final ... Prior to playing for River Plate, he played seven seasons for Paraguayan side Club Libertad (2010-16), where he made 217 appearances (196 starts) and registered six goals across all competitions ... Helped Libertad claim five Primera División league trophies, including the 2016 Apertura, 2014 Clausura, 2014 Apertura, 2012 Clausura and the 2010 Clausura ... In international cup competitions, he made 19 appearances (15 starts) in the Copa Libertadores and 22 starts in the Copa Sudamericana during his time with Libertad ... Was a member of the Libertad squad that reached the semifinals of the 2013 Copa Sudamericana, making 10 starts in the tournament before falling 4-2 on aggregate to Argentine side Club Atlético Lanús. 

INTERNATIONAL: Has earned 17 caps for the Paraguay Men’s National Team ... Made nine starts for Paraguay during 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying ... Made three starts for Paraguay at the 2009 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Egypt. 


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Stats

MLS
Career Statistics (Regular Season)
YearClubGPGSGMINSASHTSSOGFCOFFYR
2019Portland Timbers262522233429740070
Career Totals-262522233429740070
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