-Majored in Spanish Literature and Culture
-Alvarez is a local; he was born in East Los Angeles and attended Salesian High School
-Has ties with Chivas USA’s Youth Academy: Director Teddy Chronoupolos coached Alvarez when he played in LAFC Development Academy and helped lead the team to the finals in his first year.
-Has been called to training camp with U.S. U20 National Team as well as the Mexican U20 National Team
In the combine, Alvarez was able to notch one goal and added one assist. Check out his goal:
The 2013 MLS SuperDraft is less than a week away and Chivas USA head coach Jose Luis Sanchez Solá is in the Combine to see all the players on the field first hand and get to know the player that will be selected on Thursday, Jan. 17. The Red-and-White will have the second overall pick after finishing the 2012 season in 18th place (reverse order used).
Upon his arrival to Los Angeles Monday evening, Coach Chelis headed straight to The Home Depot Center to begin planning for the 2013 season and the Combine and SuperDraft were among the first topics addressed.
MLS Combine games began on Friday in Fort Lauderdale and will resume on Sunday, Jan. 13, with Tuesday, Jan. 15 as the last day of games. On Saturday and Monday, coaches will have the opportunity to have one-on-one interviews with the players before the big day.
MLSsoccer.com senior editor Simon Borg evaluated the current Chivas USA roster and made his predictions on the selections the club might make. Click here to read the full article.
Based on Simon Borg’s picks, who do you think Chivas USA should select? Carlos Alvarez, Mikey Lopez, Jose Diaz, or another player? You tell us!