Venezuelan forward Alejandro Moreno returns for his second season with Chivas USA in 2012 after many years of success in MLS under his belt, having played 250 regular season games (201 starts) since joining the league in 2002. Playing with the LA Galaxy (2002-2004), San Jose Earthquakes (2005), Houston Dynamo (2006), Columbus Crew (2007-2009) and Philadelphia Union (2010), Moreno has scored 50 goals and sums 37 assists in his career. With the Venezuelan National Team, Moreno has made 39 appearances, scoring three goals.
Originally from Barquisimeto, Venezuela, Moreno moved to Texas in his youth, and played college soccer at UNC Greensboro, where his 65 goals and 25 assists put him in fourth place on the school’s all-time scoring list. He has been selected in two MLS Expansion Drafts, first by Philadelphia in 2009, then by Vancouver in 2010, who then traded Moreno to the Red-and-White. Moreno enjoys playing golf, football and watching his kids play in the weekend.