Dylan Castanheira

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Dylan Castanheira
Personal information
Date of birth (1995-05-23) May 23, 1995 (age 27)
Place of birth Landing, New Jersey, United States
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) [1]
Position(s) Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Atlanta United
Number 24
Youth career
2012–2014 Bristol City
College career
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
2015–2018 Columbia Lions 47 (0)
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
2017–2018 Long Island Rough Riders 11 (0)
2019 Atlanta United 2 21 (0)
2020 Fort Lauderdale CF 11 (0)
2021 Inter Miami 0 (0)
2021Fort Lauderdale CF (loan) 2 (0)
2021San Diego Loyal (loan) 2 (0)
2022– Atlanta United 0 (0)
2022–Atlanta United 2 (loan) 2 (0)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of November 8, 2021

Dylan Castanheira (born May 23, 1995) is an American soccer player who plays as a goalkeeper for Major League Soccer club Atlanta United.

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Career

Youth and college

Raised in the Landing section of Roxbury, New Jersey, Castanheira played prep soccer at Roxbury High School, leaving after his junior year to join the academy team of Bristol City in 2012, before returning to the United States in 2014. [2]

Castanheira played four years of college soccer at Columbia University, where he made 47 appearances for the Lions and kept 25 shutouts. [3]

While at college, Castanheira also played with Premier Development League side Long Island Rough Riders. [4]

Professional career

On January 11, 2019, Castanheira signed for USL Championship side Atlanta United 2. [5]

Despite having signed for Atlanta United 2, Castanheira was selected by FC Dallas in the fourth round (88th overall) of the 2019 MLS SuperDraft on January 14, 2019. [6] His MLS rights were traded to expansion side Inter Miami CF on January 8, 2020 in exchange for a fourth-round pick in the 2020 MLS SuperDraft. [7]

On January 27, 2021, Castanheira moved to Fort Lauderdale's parent side Inter Miami in Major League Soccer. [8]

On September 3, 2021, Castanheira joined USL Championship club San Diego Loyal on loan following an injury to San Diego goalkeeper Trey Muse. [9]

Following the 2021 season, Castanheira's contract option was declined by Miami. [10]

On December 17, 2021, Dylan was announced as a member of Atlanta United for the following season. [11]

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References

  1. "Dylan Castanheira". Atlanta United FC. Retrieved 21 August 2022.
  2. Havsy, Jane. "Roxbury goalkeeper returns from England, joins Columbia team today". Daily Record.
  3. "Dylan Castanheira - 2018". Columbia Lions. Retrieved March 24, 2019.
  4. "Dylan Castanheira". USL PDL. Retrieved March 24, 2019.
  5. "Atlanta United 2 signs Dylan Castanheira | Atlanta United FC".
  6. "FC Dallas Selects Three More Players in 2019 MLS SuperDraft 3rd, 4th Rounds | FC Dallas".
  7. "Inter Miami CF Selects Robbie Robinson, Dylan Nealis in 2020 MLS SuperDraft First Round | Inter Miami CF".
  8. "Inter Miami CF Signs Goalkeeper Dylan Castanheira from Fort Lauderdale CF | Inter Miami CF".
  9. "SD LOYAL ADDS DYLAN CASTANHEIRA ON LOAN FROM MLS CLUB INTER MIAMI CF". SDLoyal.com. 3 September 2021. Retrieved 5 September 2021.
  10. "Inter Miami CF Announces 2021 Roster Decisions | Inter Miami CF". intermiamicf.
  11. "Atlanta United acquires goalkeeper Dylan Castanheira from Inter Miami CF". ATLUTD.com.