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