Carlos Vela

Carlos Vela is a Mexican professional footballer who captains and plays as a winger for Major League Soccer club Los Angeles FC.

Born: 
Cancún, Mexico
Date of Birth: 
Wednesday, March 1, 1989
Height: 
5' 10"
Weight: 
165 Lbs
Salary: 
$4,500,000 USD
Current Team: 

Los Angeles Football Club

Facts: 
  • Vela scored nine goals in 35 appearances with Mexico's national team between 2007 and 2011
  • His brother Alejandro Vela also became a professional soccer player
  • Carlos Vela married Spanish reporter Saioa Cañibano and they have a son named Romeo
  • He was teammates with French striker Thierry Henry on Arsenal from 2005 to 2007.

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