Happy Birthday, Nico
Happy Birthday, Nico
Nico Lodeiro celebrates Rapids
Nico Lodeiro celebrates Rapids

To celebrate Seattle Sounders midfielder Nicolás Lodeiro’s 29th birthday on Wednesday, we take a look back at 29 of Lodeiro’s best moments since he joined the club in the summer of 2016. Moments are in chronological order.

1. Catches a fish at Pike Place Market after signing (July 27, 2016)

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2. Records first two assists in win at Orlando City (Aug. 7, 2016)

3. Records first goal vs. Real Salt Lake (Aug. 14, 2016)

4. Scores late equalizer to save road point in Houston (Aug. 24, 2016)

 

5. Records two second-half assists at Portland (Aug. 28, 2016)

6. Scores free-kick equalizer at San Jose Earthquakes (Sept. 10, 2016)

7. Assists on Jordan Morris’ diving header to defeat Vancouver Whitecaps FC (Sept. 17, 2016)

8. Scores diving header for Uruguay in World Cup Qualifying (Oct. 6, 2016)

9. Scores free kick at FC Dallas (Oct. 16, 2016)

10. Records brace against FC Dallas in Western Conference Semifinals (Oct. 30, 2016)

11. Scores series clincher in Dallas in Western Conference Semifinals (Nov. 6, 2016)

12. Scores PK vs. Colorado Rapids in Western Conference Championship (Nov. 22, 2016)

13. Named MLS Newcomer of the Year (Nov. 21, 2016)

14. Converts PK vs. Toronto FC in MLS Cup (December 10, 2016)

15. Scores first goal of 2017 vs. Montreal Impact (March 11, 2017)

16. Scores golazo vs. San Jose Earthquakes (April 8, 2017)

17. The comeback begins vs. New England Revolution (April 29, 2017)

18. Assist finishes late comeback (April 29, 2017)

 

19. Goal vs. Vancouver Whitecaps FC (September 27, 2017)

20. Brace on Decision Day vs. Colorado Rapids (Oct. 23, 2017)

21. Lifting Western Conference Championship with Leandro (Oct. 23, 2017)