Diego Fagundez

Diego Fagundez
Diego Fagundez
Diego Fagundez
Real Name: Diego Fagundez
HT: 5' 8" WT: 150
Homegrown Player
Age: 23 (02/14/1995)
Hometown: Leominster, Mass.

Updated April 10, 2018


  • Became first MLS Homegrown field player to eclipse 10,000 regular season minutes played in 2017.
  • Youngest player in MLS history to make 100 appearances and score 25 goals; second youngest to make 100 MLS starts.
  • Set a single-season career high with eight assists and added seven goals in 2017.
  • Named to MLSsoccer.com's 24 Under 24 list in five consecutive years (2013-17) and a league-record six times overall.
  • Voted Revolution Team MVP by fans in 2013 after totaling 13 goals and seven assists.
  • Became the first Homegrown Player signing in New England Revolution history on Nov. 15, 2010.

MLS CAREER: The first ever Homegrown Player signing from the Revolution Academy now in eighth MLS season at only 23 years old…Currently second-longest tenured player on the team behind Chris Tierney…The youngest player in MLS history to appear in 100 games, and the youngest to score 25 goals, eclipsing both marks in 2015…Became the second youngest player in MLS history to make 100 starts in August 2016…Also became the first MLS Homegrown field player to eclipse the 10,000 regular season minutes played mark in April 2017…Ranks third in Revolution history in goals scored (44) and third in club record book with 15 game-winning goals…Owns the seventh most assists (33) in Revs history…Appeared in 70 straight regular season games from 2014-16, setting the club record for a field player…Has been named to MLSsoccer.com’s 24 Under 24 in five consecutive years and a league-record six times overall…Career regular season totals include 189 games played, 139 starts, 44 goals, 33 assists, 343 shots, and 144 shots on goal in 12,484 minutes played...Has started three postseason games in MLS career…Owns a team-high three goals through five starts in 2018…In 2017, appeared in 32 games, starting 27, and recorded seven goals with a career-high eight assists…In 2016, appeared in all 34 games, starting 24, and tied for third on the team with six goals…Started 19 of 30 games in 2015, tallying six goals and four assists…Made 31 appearances, including 25 starts, in 2014, and totaled five goals with four assists…Named the team’s MVP in 2013 when he scored a career-high 13 goals…Set additional career bests in 2013 with 31 appearances, 28 starts, and seven assists…In 2012, notched two goals and two assists in 20 appearances, making eight starts…In first season with the first team, played in six games, earned three starts, and finished the year with two goals and one assist in MLS play.

2018: Has made five appearances, all starts in a central midfield role…Leads the team with three goals and has recorded one assist…(3/10) vs. COL: Scored New England's first goal of the season in the 2-1 win…(3/24) vs. NYC:  Scored second goal of the season to move into sole possession of third place on the club’s all-time goal scoring list, passing Steve Ralston…(3/31) at HOU: Started and played 90 minutes in the 2-0 away win…(4/6) vs. MTL: Scored third goal of the season and added an assist in the 4-0 win.

2017: Appeared in 32 games with 27 starts…Ranked second among Revolution players in assists (8) and tied for fourth in goals scored (8)…Became the fifth player in club history to reach 40 goals…Joined the Revolution's 30 goals/30 assists club in July…Earned a team-high five selections to MLSsoccer.com's Team of the Week…Appeared in all three of New England's U.S. Open Cup matches and claimed club record for Open Cup appearances…Scored first career Open Cup goal on a free kick against D.C. United in Fifth Round win on June 28…Named the Midnight Riders' Man of the Year by supporters…(3/4) at COL: Made season debut and played 90 minutes…(3/25) vs. MIN: Contributed two assists in the home opener, a 5-2 win…Earned first assist with a through ball to Lee Nguyen who set up Kei Kamara’s goal…Second assist came in the 41st minute on Juan Agudelo’s goal…Earned MLSsoccer.com Team of the Week honors for Week 4…(4/8) vs. HOU: Became first MLS Homegrown field player to eclipse 10,000 regular season minutes play and the second Homegrown overall to do so…(4/29) at SEA: Started in attacking midfield position and posted third assist of the season in the 3-3 draw…(5/13) vs. RSL: Opened 2017 scoring account and added an assist in 4-0 win…Selected to MLSsoccer.com's Team of the Week…(5/21) vs. CLB: Recorded second career brace in 2-1 win…Named to MLSsoccer.com's Team of the Week for the second consecutive week…(5/27) at NY: Surpassed Andy Dorman to set a club record for most consecutive games played by a Revolution field player…(6/3) vs. TOR: Scored for a third consecutive home game in the 3-0 win…(7/2) at PHI: Suspended for match at Philadelphia for foul committed against Toronto on June 23, snapping consecutive appearances streak at a club-record 70 games…(7/5) vs. NY: Recorded assist on Teal Bunbury's goal…Named to MLSsoccer.com's Team of the Week for team-leading fourth time…(7/22) vs. LA: Recorded second multi-assist performance of the season in the 4-3 win…Crossed the 30-assist threshold to become the fifth Revolution player to record 30 goals and 30 assists with the club…(10/15) vs. NYC: Registered third career brace and became fifth player in club history with 40 career goals…Named to MLSsoccer.com's Team of the Week for a team-high fifth time…(10/22) at MTL: Scored for a second consecutive match and added eighth assist of the season, setting a new career high.

2016: Led Revolution with 34 appearances, including 24 starts…Tied for third on the team with six goals and ranked third with six assists…Tied for team lead with two game-winning goals and posted one game-winning assist…Totaled 2,236 minutes of action, the second most in his career…Started the final seven games of the season, helping the Revs win five games down the stretch with three goals and four assists during the run…Scored three goals outside the 18-yard box, tied for fifth most among MLS players in 2016…Goal in season opener nominated for AT&T Goal of the Year…Voted Santander Man of the Month for April…Earned five Santander Man of the Match honors, including nods in each of the final two games…Earned fourth consecutive and fifth overall selection to MLSsoccer.com’s 24 Under 24 presented by EA Sports…Recorded assists in the U.S. Open Cup Round of 16 match against the New York Cosmos on June 29 and Quarterfinal against the Philadelphia Union on July 20…(3/6) at HOU: Opened season by scoring a 3rd minute goal, an AT&T Goal of the Year nominee…Added two assists in the 3-3 draw…(4/1) vs. NY: Netted the game’s lone goal, the 30th of his career, in the 1-0 win…(4/30) vs. ORL: Scored third goal of the season in a 2-2 draw…Earned Santander Man of the Match honors…(7/6) vs. NYC: Started and played 90 minutes…(7/23) vs. CHI: Made significant impact in 32 minutes off the bench, registering four shots on goal, which tied for most by a Revs player in a game through first six months of the season...(8/24) at SJ: Became second youngest player (21 years and 192 days old) in MLS history to make 100 starts…(9/3) vs. COL: Recorded an assist in the 2-0 win…(9/10) vs. NYC: Tallied a goal and an assist in the 3-1 win…Recorded season-high five shots, including three on target…(9/17) at MTL: Notched an assist in a third straight game…(10/16) at CHI: Scored the Revs’ lone goal in the 2-1 loss…Named Santander Man of the Match…(10/23) vs. MTL: Registered both a goal and an assist for the third time in 2016…Scored on a curling, right-footed free kick in the 14th minute...Earned Santander Man of the Match recognition for a second consecutive game.

2015: Appeared in 30 games, including 19 starts, and tallied six goals with four assists…Earned MLSsoccer.com Team of the Week honors for Weeks 13, 20, 27, and 28…(4/19) at PHI: Recorded a game-winning assist, first of the season, after entering the 2-1 win as a substitute…(5/31) vs. LA: Opened 2015 scoring account with a free kick in a 2-2 draw…(6/13) vs. CHI: Became the youngest player in MLS history to make 100 appearances and the 23rd player in club history to reach 100 appearances…Also recorded an assist and netted second goal in three games in the 2-0 win…Earned MLS Goal of the Week honors for the volley…(7/18) vs. NYC: Picked up the game-winning assist in a 1-0 win …(8/29) at PHI: Registered the only goal in a 1-0 and became the youngest player in MLS history to score 25 goals …(9/5) vs. ORL: Recorded an assist and scored a game-winning goal for the second consecutive match…(9/13) at TOR: Extended goal-scoring streak to three matches in a 3-1 win…Earned third consecutive MLS Goal of the Week nomination…(9/16) vs. NY: Scored for the fourth consecutive match – the second-longest streak in MLS in 2015 – just 62 seconds into a 2-1 win…Postseason: (10/28) at DC: Started and played 51 minutes in Eastern Conference Knockout Round loss.

2014: Made 31 appearances, including 25 starts, and scored five goals with four assists…Ranked second on the club in goals and tied for third in assists…(4/26) vs. SKC: Picked up first point of the season with a game-winning assist in the 2-0 win…(5/11) vs. SEA: Recorded the first multi-goal game of career, securing a brace in the 5-0 win …(5/17) at PHI: Scored for the second consecutive match and added an assist in a 5-3 win…(5/24) vs. DC: Netted the game-winning goal and added one assist in a 2-1 win…Extended  goal-scoring streak to three games…(7/16) at LA: Became the youngest Homegrown Player in MLS history to reach 75 career appearances at the age of 19 years, five months, and two days old...(9/7) vs. CHI: Scored fifth and final goal of the season in a 2-1 win.

2013: Voted 2013 Revolution Most Valuable Player by the club’s fans after scoring 13 goals with seven assists in 31 appearances…13 goals were the fifth most in MLS, while five game-winning goals tied for third in the League...(4/27) vs. PHI: Opened 2013 account with the game-winning goal in a 2-0 win…(5/11) vs. NY: Started a four-game goal-scoring streak with the Revolution’s lone goal in a 1-1 draw…(6/2) vs. LA: Extended goal-scoring streak to four games and submitted the first multi-assist effort of MLS career in a 5-0 win…Earned MLS Player of the Week recognition…(6/29) at CHV: Tallied an assist for the second consecutive match in a 1-1 draw…(7/20) at CLB: Scored in stoppage time of the 2-0 win…(7/27) at DC: Scored for the second consecutive match in a 2-1 win….(8/25) vs. PHI: Began another goal-scoring streak with one score and added two assists in the 4-1 win…(9/8) vs. MTL: Became the youngest player in MLS history to record 10-or-more goals in a season, netting 10th goal of the season…Extended goal-scoring streak to three matches…(10/19) vs. CLB: Scored 13th and final goal of the season in the 3-2 win…Recorded a goal or an assist in seven of the Revs’ final 10 matches…Postseason: (11/2) vs. SKC: Made MLS Cup Playoff debut in the first leg of the Eastern Conference Semifinal Series…Recorded two shots in the 2-1 win…(11/6) at SKC: Played all 120 minutes in the second leg, a 3-1 loss.

2012: Made 20 regular season appearances and started eight times…Recorded two goals and two assists…(6/23) at TOR: Made first start of the campaign, playing 70 minutes, and recorded one shot in a 2-2 draw…(6/30) vs. SEA: Opened 2012 account with a 94th minute equalizer after entering the 2-2 draw as a substitute in the 81st minute…(9/5) vs. CLB: Registered game-winning assist in the 2-0 win…(9/15) at DC: Tallied an assist for the second consecutive match in the 2-1 loss…(10/20) vs. CHI: Scored second goal of the season and first game-winner of career in the 1-0 win. 

2011: In first season with the club, appeared in six MLS games, with three starts…Tallied two goals and one assist…Made professional debut on April 26 in a U.S. Open Cup play-in game against D.C. United, coming on as a second-half substitute...(7/20) at DC: Included in the Revolution’s 18-man gameday squad for the first time…(8/6) vs. CHV: Scored 20 minutes into MLS debut after entering the match as a substitute in the 66th minute…Became the youngest player and first Homegrown Player in club history to appear in a match…Also became the youngest Revolution player to score a goal, doing so at 16 years and 173 days old…(9/25) at CHI: Credited with the first assist of   MLS career in the 3-2 loss…(10/1) vs. SEA: Made first career start and tallied second career goal in a 2-1 loss.

NATIONAL TEAM (URUGUAY): Internationally tied to Uruguay after representing the nation at the 2015 South American Youth Football Championship, helping country earn a berth in the 2015 FIFA U-20 World Cup…Member of the team that played in the 2015 South American Youth Football Championship, which were held in January 2015 in Uruguay…Started two games in that competition and made a total of four appearances, helping Uruguay to a third-place finish and a berth in the 2015 FIFA U-20 World Cup and the 2015 Pan American Games…First called in by the Uruguay U-20s for a training camp in Montevideo in October 2012…Played in a pair of friendlies Oct. 9 and Oct. 11 during the camp.

NATIONAL TEAM (UNITED STATES): Spent time with the U.S. Under-14 National Team from 2008-09 and was called up to the Under-15 squad in 2010.

REVOLUTION ACADEMY: Spent the 2009-10 and 2010-11 U.S. Soccer Development Academy seasons with the Revolution Academy and was named a U-15/U-16 National Starting XI performer following both campaigns…In 55 appearances with the Academy, scored 42 goals and added 25 assists while splitting time between the Under-16 and Under-18 teams…Scored four goals vs. Everton FC Westchester in November 2010, and tallied twice against Sporting Kansas City a month later in the Winter Showcase…Made  debut for the U-18s against PA Classics on March 12, 2011, and played a hand in all four of the side’s goals, scoring twice and recording two assists in a 4-3 win…Scored two goals and three assists – all in the first half – against South Central Premier in June 2011, before scoring four goals for the U-16s at the U.S. Soccer Development Academy Playoffs later that month.

PERSONAL: Received high school diploma from Goodrich Academy in Fitchburg, Mass., while a full-time player for the Revolution…First identified by Revolution Academy’s Deven Apajee during a U-12 match in New Hampshire…Family immigrated from Uruguay to Massachusetts when he was five years old…Enjoys fishing and off-roading…Father, Washington, turned pro at age 17 and played professionally in Uruguay as a goalkeeper for Central Español…Named after godfather, Diego Dorta, a former Uruguayan national team player who helped the country win the 1995 Copa America tournament...Honored on inaugural El Mundo Boston Latino 30 Under 30 list in 2016…Enjoys outdoor activities such as hunting, fishing, and off-roading…Owns six dogs.

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Career Statistics (Regular Season)
2018New England Revolution1010386722199250
2017New England Revolution3227724358723520420
2016New England Revolution3424622376642217340
2015New England Revolution3019617354441730330
2014New England Revolution3125521424672322720
2013New England Revolution31281324277552922330
2012New England Revolution208277021896400
2011New England Revolution63231411244200
Career Totals-19414444129273435314813028190
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