Player Details

Name

Miguel Tapias

Pronunciation

ME-gel TAH-pi-as

Height

5' 10"

Weight

154 lbs

Date of Birth

1.9.1997 (27)

Birthplace

Hermosillo, Mexico

Position

Defender

Position Detail

Unknown

Preferred Side

Unknown

Roster Category

Senior

Player Category

International
2024 MLS Regular Season
2024 MLS Regular Season
Career Summary

The Mexican center back joins Minnesota United after four years at CF Pachuca. In his four seasons at Pachuca, Tapias has over 70 game appearances, with two goals, including Copa MX and Copa MX Apertura contests. Tapias was on the roster for the international friendly between Pachuca and Minnesota United in September of 2019. He joined the Pachuca youth system at age 11 and progressed through their youth squads. He made his professional debut in 2016 when Tapias was loaned to Ascenso MX side Mineros de Zacatecas. He made 46 appearances in his two seasons on loan with Zacatecas before returning to Pachuca in 2018. Internationally, Tapias was a part of the Mexican youth national teams.  

Tapias prefers to go by Micky and is joined in Minnesota by his wife and four-year-old daughter.