Omar Salgado Interview

Salgado began his career at the youth ranks of top Mexican club Guadalajara. He courted controversy when he left the Mexican club side to pursue a career with the United States U-20 national team.[1] He had previously represented Mexico at U-20[2] and U-17 level.[3] Salgado signed with Major League Soccer shortly after leaving Chivas and was made eligible for the 2011 MLS SuperDraft.

In the meantime, he trained with the Vancouver Whitecaps,[4] Portland Timbers[4] and Everton.[1] He was chosen first overall in the 2011 MLS SuperDraft by Vancouver, and made his professional debut on April 10, 2011 in a game against Houston Dynamo. He scored his first professional goal in his full debut for the Whitecaps on April 30, 2011 against the Columbus Crew. For more info: