Ozzie Alonso

Player Snapshot: Osvaldo Alonso

Joined MNUFC on January 10, 2019 after being signed from Waivers

Hometown: San Cristobal, Cuba

Seasons with MNUFC: 2 (2019 – 2020)

MNUFC Debut: March 2, 2019 at Vancouver Whitecaps FC

First MNUFC Goal: April 13, 2019 vs NYCFC

Career Milestones

  • Made 300th MLS regular season appearance on September 11, 2019 at Houston Dynamo.
  • Made 25th MLS Cup Playoff start on October 20, 2019 vs. LA Galaxy.
  • Is 72 minutes from reaching 26,000 regular season minutes played in MLS.
  • Made 7th U.S. Open Cup Final appearance on August 27, 2019, setting a modern-day record.
  • Provided 25th career assist in MLS regular season play on April 19, 2019 at Toronto FC.

Career Notes

  • Four U.S. Open Cup titles (2009, 2010, 2011, 2014).
  • 2014 MLS Supporters Shield winner with Seattle Sounders FC.
  • 2016 MLS Cup Champion with Seattle.
  • Scored first-ever goal at Allianz Field.
  • Has a 12-5-7 career record against the Portland Timbers. He has played against the Timbers more than any other MLS team and has one goal and two assists against them.
  • 12 career MLS goals, last finding the net on September 25, 2019 vs. Sporting Kansas City.
  • Three career multi-assist games, with his last double-assist night coming on July 13, 2016 vs. FC Dallas.
  • Spent 10 seasons with Seattle Sounders FC before coming to Minnesota.
  • Alonso has appeared in the U.S. Open Cup Final with three different teams: Charleston Battery (2008), Seattle (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014) and MNUFC (2019)

Osvaldo Alonso vs Portland Timbers, 2019


Made 17 appearances with the Cuba national team before defecting to the U.S. during the 2007 CONCACAF Gold Cup.