Agustín Viana

Agustín Viana
Agustín Viana
Defender/Midfielder
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Real Name: Agustín Viana
HT: 5' 11" WT: 165
Age: 35 (08/23/1983)
Birthplace: Chicago, IL
Hometown: Montevideo, Uruguay

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2014 (Crew): Made four appearances -- all starts in the central midfield ... has scored one goal ... made his season debut as a starter in the central midfield at Houston (May 7) ... in his second start of the season, recorded his first career goal in MLS in the match at Toronto FC off of a header following a Ben Speas corner kick (May 31) ... made a second consecutive start in the match against Real Salt Lake (June 4) ... his third consecutive start came in the 0-0 shutout at D.C. (June 7) ... started and played the full 90 minutes at central midfield in the Crew’s international friendly versus Crystal Palace FC (July 23), assisting on Daniel Paladini’s second-half goal ... missed time beginning in mid-August with a right calf strain and did not make another regular season appearance afterward ... did not dress for both the club’s postseason opener against New England (November 1) or in the second leg at the Revolution (November 9) ... Viana did not make an appearance in the 2014 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup. 
 
2013 (Crew): Viana made 20 starts – seven in the central midfield and 13 at leftback – in his first season with the Black & Gold. He made his MLS debut in the start at Chivas USA (March 2) and made his first start at leftback in the match against D.C. (April 27) but left in the 20th-minute with a right hamstring strain. He missed the next seven matches from May 4 through June 15. Viana made a substitute appearance in the international friendly against Wigan Athletic (July 13) and returned to League action in the starting lineup at leftback at Toronto (July 27), three months to the day after suffering his injury. He made six straight starts from July 27 to August 31 and returned to the starting lineup at leftback at Montreal (September 14), starting the final six matches of the season at leftback. In MLS Reserve League action, he made three appearances -- including two starts -- at leftback and one in the central midfield.

2012-13 (Bella Vista): In his return to Bella Vista from Levadiakos, Viana started all 15 matches he appeared in and tallied two goals. His final match for Bella Vista came on December 9 in a 1-0 loss to Central Español.

2011-12 (Bella Vista, Levadiakos): Viana spent time between Bella Vista in Uruguay and Greek Super League side Levadiakos, making 15 League appearances for the two sides and scoring one goal. The Uruguayan played all 180 minutes in Bella Vista's First Round series with Universidad Cátolica in the Copa Sudamericana. Viana played all 120 minutes in Lavadiakos' 1-1 penalty kick loss to Thrasyvoulos in Greek Cup play.

2010-11 (Bella Vista): The Uruguayan made 22 League appearances, 21 of which were starts, for Bella Vista in 2010-11 to score two goals as a mainstay in the club's starting lineup.

2009-10 (Gallipoli): Viana spent the season with Italian Serie B side Gallipoli, appearing in 28 games to register 1746 minutes in League play. The Uruguayan made 19 starts during his lone season in Italy.

2008-09 (Bella Vista, CFR Cluj): Viana made 12 appearances and scored 1 goal between Bella Vista and Romanian side CFR Cluj, With Cluj, Viana helped the Transylvania side to the Romanian League Cup.

2001-09 (Bella Vista, Nacional Montevideo, Atletico Mineiro): The Uruguayan spent time between Bella Vista, Nacional Montevideo and Brazilian side Atletico Mineiro, making 102 appearances for the three clubs and scoring seven goals in that time.

ACQUIRED

Viana was acquired via Discovery Signing on January 28, 2013.
 

PERSONAL

Viana and his wife Nani have four children: sons Santiago and Álvaro and daughters Milagros and Sofía. He loves playing with his kids and going to his family farm in Uruguay. Viana’s favorite music is folklore. He lists his favorite moves as “The Gladiator” as well as “300.” Growing up, Viana was a fan of Uruguayan Primera División club Nacional Montevideo, which he played for from 2006-08. His favorite memory in his career is winning the 2005–06 Uruguayan Primera División title. If he were not a soccer player, he would enjoy being a soccer coach.


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